Marketing and Public Relations Director
Great Lakes Theater Festival
(216) 241-5490 x317
March 01, 2012
Great Lakes Theater presents a pre-show discussion/performance event featuring Cleveland’s most famous mystery writer before The Mousetrap.
CLEVELAND, OH – Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland’s Classic Company, will present a pre-show discussion and performance event with acclaimed writer, producer and northeast Ohio resident, Les Roberts, entitled Mysteries Solved, in conjunction with the company’s production of the iconic, Agatha Christie murder mystery The Mousetrap, at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare on Friday, March 23rd. Commencing at 6:00 p.m. with a pre-show discussion featuring Les Roberts in the Hanna Theatre’s Salon, the event will culminate in a performance of Great Lakes Theater’s main stage production of The Mousetrap at 7:30 p.m. as part of GLT’s Classics and Conversations audience engagement series.
A Cleveland Arts Prize (literature) and Sherwood Anderson Literary Award-winner, Les Roberts is the author of twenty-three novels, a dozen short stories, eight screenplays and countless newspaper articles. He is renowned in northeast Ohio for his fourteen mystery novels which feature the Slovenian detective, Milan Jacovich. In addition to his literature writing, during his twenty-four years in Hollywood, Roberts wrote and/or produced more than two-thousand half-hours of network and syndicated television, including The Lucy Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The Hollywood Squares (the game show’s first producer). Complete biography information is available at www.lesroberts.com/about/.
Tickets for the discussion/performance event range in price from $20-$50 and are available by calling (216) 241-5490 x302 or by ordering online.
Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland’s Classic Company, has brought the pleasure, power and relevance of classic theater to the widest possible audience since 1962. The first resident company of PlayhouseSquare, GLT celebrates its 30th year in downtown Cleveland this season. On its main stage and through its extensive education programming, Great Lakes Theater positively impacts 85,000 adults and students annually.