Thursday, August 16; Friday, August 17; Saturday, August 18 at 7:30pm
Sunday, August 19 at 2:00pm
Based on the Agatha Christie novel, our favorite Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, is on a tranquil cruise up the Nile. He is surrounded by an interesting assortment of characters, including a wealthy heiress and her husband, on their honeymoon. It appears that everyone hates the heiress...Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome Otterbourne is facing a libel suit brought by Linnet, Salome's daughter Rosalie wants to protect her mother, American Andrew Pennington has been embezzling from the Ridgeway family, and former friend Jacqueline de Bellefort is upset that Linnet stole her fiance, Simon, away from her. Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot must unravel the mystery when guests on board turn up dead. Yet in this exotic setting nothing is ever quite what it seems.
Death on the Nile is among Agatha Christie’s best-loved and most famous works and is a sweeping mystery of love, jealously and betrayal. Agatha Christie drew inspiration from her travels in Egypt, picking up geographically and historical details throughout her time there.