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Death by Design

Death by Design
Noel Coward meets Agatha Christie in a witty, comedy murder mystery set in the South of England.
by: Rob Urbinati

Directed by: Steve Murdock
Produced by: Dorothy Courtney and Cheryle Tkach

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What happens when you mix the brilliant wit of Noël Coward with the intricate plotting of Agatha Christie? Set during a weekend in an English country manor in 1932, Death by Design is a hilarious, delightful, and mysterious mash-up of two of the greatest English writers of all time. A playwright, and his actress wife, flee London and head to Cookham after a disastrous opening night. But various guests arrive unexpectedly – a conservative politician, a fiery socialist, a nearsighted ingénue, a zany modern dancer – each with a long-held secret. When one of the guests is murdered, it’s left to Bridgit, the feisty Irish maid with a macabre interest in homicide, to solve the crime. Filled with intrigue, romance, and clever wordplay, "Death by Design" is a delightful homage to the golden age of mystery with a modern twist.

Cast:

Sorel Bennett
Jack
Victoria Van Roth
Edward Bennett
Bridget
Walter Pierce
Alice
Eric
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Susan Branch
Richard Cajka
Julie Clemans
David Dartt
Linda Englund
Geoffrey Graeme
Tammy O'Connell
Matt Sayre
Dorothy Coutney
CheryleTkach
 
Susan BranchRichard CajkaJulie Clemans
David DarttLinda EnglundGeoffrey Graeme
Tammy O'ConnellMatt SayreDorothy Coutney
CheryleTkachDirector: Steve Murdock
Cast Photos by Steve Murdock




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