The Mousetrap


To kick off this years theatrics the drama department collaborated with Culinary to put on an innovative rendition of Agatha Christies “Mousetrap”. Directed by Chris Surridge and produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French Inc., the play airs on October 2nd and 3rd. This fun-filled murder mystery really helped to get us all into the Halloween spirit!
“The Mousetrap” follows Mollie and Giles Ralston in their new adventure open up their guest house, where them and their guests get snowed in; little did they know, someone in the house was a killer!
Although it was hard work, all of it paid off in the end. According to Surridge, “It was an odyssey-directing and acting in the longest running show in theatrical history. It grew strained at times but for the most part it was a pleasure–working with fellow actors and tech to create a beautiful work of art to be presented entirely by the student population. I learned all aspects of tech and dealing with actors as well as external affairs such as promotion and the added dinner aspect (to which Culinary was a wonderful addition).” I, for one, hope to see more dinner theater from Newport Harbor this year.
Overall “The Mousetrap” was a huge success. Make sure to come to the drama departments next show so you won’t miss any of the action.