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||Mercury Theater Chicago announces cast for 'Clue'
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Mercury Theater Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Kristi J. Martens and executive producers L. Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon announced the cast and creative team for the murder mystery comedy Clue.
This Chicago premiere is adapted from the motion picture by Jonathan Lynn and Sandy Rustin, with additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price, with original music by Michael Holland and direction from executive producer Walter Stearns. Clue runs Oct. 13, 2022-Jan. 1, 2023, at Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Ave.
Cast members include McKinley Carter (Mrs. White), Andrew Jessop (Professor Plum), Mark David Kaplan (Wadsworth), Andrew MacNaughton (Ensemble), Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Mr. Green), Erica Stephan (Miss Scarlet), Tiffany T. Taylor (Yvette), Nancy Wagner (Mrs. Peacock), Honey West (Ensemble) and Jonah Winston (Colonel Mustard). Understudies include Peter Ferneding and Brie McClellan.
Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by the butler Wadsworth, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count increases.
Tickets are $35-$85 each; visit www.mercurytheaterchicago.com .
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