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Press Release: SENSE and SENSIBILITY

Metro Theatre is excited to celebrate hitting the historic milestone of 500 shows in this our 54th continuous season of great entertainment by bringing Jane Austen’s SENSE and SENSIBILITY to the stage October 29th to November 19th. Pray do not be alarmed gentle readers, I am here to tell you Jane Austen’s delicate comedy of […]

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Director’s Synopsis: SENSE & SENSIBILITY

Two sisters, so distinct in nature: Elinor, the rational one, ruled by her mind; Marianne the passionate one, whose heart dominates all.  When their father dies, the sisters, together with their mother and their never-to-be-seen-sister Margaret, are forced to move out of their beloved home at Norland Park. Reduced to relative poverty through the scheming of […]

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Dark & Stormy Night

[Show thumbnails] A ROYAL CANADIAN THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION Written by:  Tim Kelly Directed by:  Ellie King Winner Robert J. Pickering Award for Playwriting Excellence There’s dirty work afoot at Ye Olde Wayside Inn, home of the eccentric Saltmarshes, Hepzibah and Arabella, Cousin Ebenezer, and decrepit Uncle Silas – oldest living lunatic in Massachusetts. The Inn […]

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HAYWIRE ~ Director’s Synopsis

After a major change of career, Alec Firth has been working quietly as the owner of Firth’s Bookshop for the past few years. But when he hires Liz to work in the shop, he discovers someone who makes him feel alive again. Alec’s wife Maggie is going to spend Easter weekend on a packaged tour […]

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TOWARDS ZERO: Press Release

TOWARDS ZERO by Agatha Christie brilliantly probes the psychology of a jealous psychopathic killer. When a tennis player invites his ex-wife and current wife to visit his aunt’s seaside estate, little does anyone know that someone will be killed. Metro Theatre is thrilled to have received special permission from Agatha Christie’s estate to present TOWARDS […]

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Synopsis: TOWARDS ZERO

Wealthy old Lady Tresselian is hosting an annual gathering at her sprawling seaside estate. Her guests include family members as well as acquaintances; chief among them are Neville Strange, her late husband’s ward; Neville’s first wife Audrey Strange; and Neville’s current wife Kay. The presence of Neville’s ex as well as his current wife makes […]

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THE DISAPPEARANCE OF AGATHA CHRISTIE

Agatha Christie Was as Interesting as Her Characters Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist in history, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.  She is known through the world as the Queen of Crime but is self described as a writer, traveller, playwright, wife, mother and surfer.  She is best known for her 66 detective […]

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