Following a sell out season at Theatre Royal Sydney, leading Australian theatre producer John Frost for Crossroads Live today announced that the 70th Anniversary Australian tour of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will return to Sydney in 2023, playing at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta from 15 June. Waitlist now at themousetrap.com.au to be first in line to buy tickets when they go on sale on 7 November.
Audiences and critics alike have been enthusiastic with their praise for this new production of the world’s longest-running play. The Mousetrap will next tour to Brisbane from 4 November followed by Adelaide from 31 December and Melbourne from 17 February 2023. This thrilling West End production is directed by Australian theatre icon Robyn Nevin and produced by John Frost for Crossroads Live.
“It’s classic Christie, a play for the ages and a study in theatrical perfection” – Escape.com.au
“The pace is cracking, the timing excellent, the characterisations warm and full.” – The Guardian
“The Mousetrap delivers everything adored by legions of Christie fans. Mystery, gentle thrills, characteristic humour and old-world elegance.” – Suzy Goes See
“Expertly directed” – Sydney Morning Herald
“I’m thrilled that Sydney audiences have flocked to this new production of an enduring and much- loved murder mystery. Robyn Nevin has assembled a stellar cast who are receiving rave reviews,” said John Frost. “We can’t wait for audiences all across the country to experience the 70th anniversary of this this iconic play, and bring it back to Sydney at the wonderful Riverside Theatres. Will you solve the mystery and pick the murderer?”
City of Parramatta Lord Mayor, Councillor Donna Davis said, “This is such exciting news for Parramatta, and we can’t wait to welcome John Frost and this stellar company of actors and creatives to Riverside Theatres next year. It is testimony to our much-loved theatre that a production of this calibre will be gracing the stage, ahead of our major redevelopment plans for next year. We’re sure our audiences will embrace The Mousetrap’s challenge to solve the mystery and keep the secret when this renowned theatrical event comes from the West End to Western Sydney in 2023.”
Riverside Theatres Director, Craig McMaster added, “The Mousetrap is such an iconic play with its legendary, record-breaking run, and the sell-out opening Sydney season has only added to this legend! This new production, with an incredible Australian cast, is sure to be just as big a hit with our Riverside Theatres’ audience as they attempt to solve the puzzle of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunnit.”