Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of a new comedy thriller “Murder Too" by David Wiltse of Weston, former Westport Country Playhouse playwright-in-residence, on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The cast includes Playhouse alumni David Beach, Joanna Gleason, Deirdre Madigan, and Andrew Veenstra. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.
In “Murder Too,” Mara Baron, the artistic director of a regional theater, has been receiving death threats in the mail, scary enough threats that she feels the necessity of installing a safe room in her house. The very attractive Luke Lawless has been hired to do the work. Enter Eve Harris Snedeker, the president of the theater’s board, Mara’s college roommate, best friend, and her major donor. Eve is distraught. It may be that Eve’s husband Todd is having an affair. It seems Todd Snedeker, mystery writer, playwright, and possible killer, might well be having that affair...with Mara. Hit men are hired, shots are fired, affairs are uncovered, and murder committed in this funny, scary, and theatrical thriller.
All dates, titles, and artists subject to change.
Westport Country Playhouse is located at 25 Powers Court, off Route 1 in Westport. For more information, visit westportplayhouse.org, or call the box office at (203) 227-4177 or toll-free at 1-888-927-7529.