Bringing Live Theatre to McHenry County Since 1967

Adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic by Ken Ludwig

April 14 – 23, 2023

The exotic Orient Express is about to go off the rails. With a train full of remarkable suspects and an alibi for each one, it’s the perfect mystery for detective Hercule Poirot. Ken Ludwig’s clever adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic boasts all the glamour, intrigue and suspense of Dame Agatha’s celebrated novel, with a healthy dose of humor to quicken the pace.

Featuring the returning cast from the canceled 2020 show!


Artistic Director – Angie Kells

Assistant Director – Dan Cosgray

Stage Manager – Thomas Neumann

Costume Designer –  Will Roberts

Set Designer – Jason Clark

Technical Coordinator – Spencer White

Production Coordinator – Kelsey Waughon


Hercule Poirot – Frank Gaughan

Monsieur Bouc – Joel Bennett

Mary Debenham – Rachel Nedza

Hector MacQueen – Brian Fleming

Head Waiter – Justin Charles

Michel the Conductor – Chris Griffin

Princess Dragomiroff – Lorrie Ferguson

Greta Ohlsson – TBD

Countess Andrenyi – Marissa Snook

Helen Hubbard – Alison Hage

Colonel Arbuthnot – Tony Walker

Samuel Ratchett – Gary Mackowiak

Father – Scott Laudick

Mother – Laura Laudick

Nanny – Kelsey Waughon

Daisy Armstrong – Cannon “CC” Kunash