Murder On The Orient Express


The Ogunquit Playhouse

August 14 - 31, 2019

Photo Credit: Julia Russell and Gary Ng

Photo Credit: Julia Russell and Gary Ng


“All aboard! The exotic Orient Express is hurtling down the tracks… to a murder! Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express hits the stage with a train full of suspects and an alibi for each one. It’s the perfect mystery for detective Hercule Poirot, n’est-ce pas? Wax your mustache and hold on to your passport! Newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie’s masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig, the beloved mystery unfolds in a fresh and thrilling way. This exciting play will take audiences on a suspenseful, thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express! Don’t go off the rails – hop on board today!”

— Ogunquit Playhouse


Monsieur Bouc

Kate Loprest, Christopher Gurr, and Olev Aleksander  Photo Credit: Julia Russell and Gary Ng

Kate Loprest, Christopher Gurr, and Olev Aleksander

Photo Credit: Julia Russell and Gary Ng


Director :
Shaun Kerrison

Scenic Designer :
Beowulf Boritt

Associate Scenic Designer :
Nate Bertone

Lighting Designer :
Richard Latta

Projection Designer :
Jason Lee Courson

Sound Designer :
Kevin Heard

Costume Designer :
William Ivey Long

Hair, Wigs, and Makeup Designer :
Emilia Martin

Production Stage Manager :
Karen Parlato

Assistant Stage Manager :
Daniel Everett

Casting :
Anthony C. Daniel
Michael Cassara, CSA



Steven Rattazzi (Hercule Poirot), Ruth Gotschall (Helen Hubbard), Christopher Gurr (Monsieur Bouc), Kate Loprest (Countess Andrenyi), Stephen James Anthony (Hector MacQueen), Andrew Dits (Colonel Arbuthnot/Samuel Ratchett), Patricia Noonan (Mary Debenham), Olev Aleksander (Head Waiter/Michele the Conductor), Anna Tempte (Greta Ohlsson), Anita Gillette (Princess Dragamiroff)

Photo Credit :  Justin Patterson

Photo Credit : Justin Patterson

Christopher Gurr is an American theatre artist and educator known for playing a wide range of roles on Broadway and across the U.S. as well as the more readily accessible reaches of Canada.

Native Southerner, Midwest educated, with chapters in Northern California and southern Appalachia, he currently makes his home in New York City.

For more information on Christopher’s coaching practice and client testimonials, click here.

ActingChristopher GurrProject, 2019