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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 ZERO on our stage April 30 to May 21.

25540015934_3a65df0531_zThe labyrinthine maze of clues and deception in TOWARDS ZERO revolve around the wealthy Lady Tresillian who is found murdered in her bed, with a house full of suspects. The characters all have hidden agendas, blurring the true motives for the murder(s). There are plenty of red herrings and twists to the series of cunningly constructed earlier events of a failed suicide, theft, and romance, making it difficult to guess whodunit right up to the suspenseful conclusion.

In TOWARDS ZERO, Christie postulates that a murder begins before someone dies. After all, it starts when someone decides to kill – that fatal moment, the zero hour.

Director Paul Kloegman: “Christie takes a slightly different approach to this very cleverly plotted detective story. Instead of beginning with a murder, she describes the backgrounds of the characters, some seemingly unconnected episodes from their pasts and the sequence of events that lead to the murder finally being committed.”

26438925365_af377df262_zAgatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of our time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime.

TOWARDS ZERO is directed by Paul Kloegman , produced by Rita Price, and stage managed by Heather Webster, with photo credits to Tracy-Lynn Chernaske.

CAST & PRODUCTION TEAM Listings

Tickets are $24 Adult or $21 Senior/Student with a special 2 for $35 every Thursday.

Tickets can be reserved by calling the Box Office 604 266 7191

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Metro Theatre, a registered non-profit, in its 53rd season, is fueled by volunteers ~ Did you know that it takes 2500 hours of volunteer time to produce just one of our shows?

 

Fast Facts

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Location: 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver V6P 5Z9

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Box Office Phone: 604 266 7191

Show Times: Performances are Thursday to Saturday at 8:00pm with Sunday Matinees at 2:00pm

Show Run: April 30th to May 21st Thursday through Saturday nights  with Matinees on May 8th & May 15th

The preview is on Friday, April 29th – it is the final dress rehearsal

 DIRECTOR’s TALK: May 6th – after the show. No additional charge

Ticket Pricing: Tickets are $24 for adults or $21 for seniors and students, with a special deal every Thursday 2 for $35. Preview performance just $13.

Box Office Window Hours: Wed – Sat 1:30pm – 4:30pm & 1 Hour before each show

Licensed Lounge Hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:00pm – 11:00pm & Sun 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Links:

Metro Theatre Website

Metro Theatre Vancouver Facebook Page

Twitter @metrotheatre     ## Hash Tag for this production is #TowardsZeroMT

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Contact for more information, publicity photos, arrangements for interviews and press tickets: email: media@metrotheatre.com

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