The curtains open on the Jennings County Players 2016-17 season with Agatha Christie’s 1943 mystery “And Then There Were None.” Performances are Oct. 21 to 23 in the Park Theatre Civic Centre, 25 N. Madison Ave., North Vernon.
The screenplay tells of 10 strangers lured by a mysterious host for a relaxing weekend on a remote island. Once they have arrived there is a suspicious death. The host accuses each person, via a recording, of having escaped justice for a past murder. Unable to leave the island, the guests begin to share their darkest secrets until they fall, one by one. The ever-dwindling party rushes to unmask the hidden killer in their midst.
The play is being directed by Marilee Taylor.
Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. Oct. 23.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Park Theatre Civic Centre box office from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets also can be purchased at the door. Prices are $8 in advance and $10 at the door for adults, $3 for students in kindergarten through Grade 12 and $1 for preschool children.