The Mousetrap

[image: An eerie house that looks like an English country home, half-buried in snow, with a light in the window]
The Mousetrap
Runs Mar 13Apr 6, 2025
Written by:Agatha Christie
Directed by:Doll Piccotto
Supported by:Producer Clint Moore

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Why you should see The Mousetrap

Because thousands of happy audiences from more than 29,000 performances can’t be wrong. (The Mousetrap is the longest-running play in the world, anywhere.)
Because a thrilling whodunit set in a snowed-in English country house is a classic for a reason. It’s irresistible.
Because we couldn’t guess the ending. Can you?

Synopsis

Trapped in Monkswell Manor by a snowstorm, a sundry group of guests and staff are also ensnared in a chilling web of fear after a local woman is murdered. A police detective arrives on skis to interrogate the diverse mix of suspects, who include the newlyweds running the house, the peculiar young architect, the haughty old pensioner, the retired general, the weary traveler, and the mysterious stranger. Will they find the murderer in time? Or is it too late to escape from this trap?

Details and special events

The Mousetrap previews March 13 and 14, 2025, and runs through April 6. (No show on March 16.) By popular demand, we’ve added Saturday matinees and moved our Thursday start times to 7:30! Showtimes are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $31-$70 now with no fees! The Mousetrap is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

Bring a group of 10 or more and get 25% off the face value of each ticket. The discount is automatically applied when 10 or more tickets are in the cart. (Contact the box office if group members are paying separately.) If you are an employee of a fellow theater company seeking industry comps, please email us at least 48 hours in advance. Subject to availability.

Covid protocols:
If you are feeling unwell, please stay home, and don’t worry about your tickets. We’ll be happy to exchange them for another performance, free of charge. Masks are recommended indoors, except for select performances. Learn more about our Covid-19 protocols.

Special events:
Thursday, March 13, 8 p.m.: Pay What You Can Preview Night. (Call the box office at 408-295-4200 to name your own price.)
Friday, March 14, 8 p.m.: Preview Night.
Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m.: Opening Night.
Sunday, March 30, 2 p.m.: Mask required performance.

Parking and other info

Should you require ADA parking, email us or add a note to your order to reserve a spot in front of the glass doors. We will accommodate as many as possible. For everyone else, there’s free parking just a short walk away. The closest city lot is the First Street and I-280 Lot, under the freeway. Parking there is free on weekends and after 6 p.m. on weekdays. Get real-time parking info at parksj.org.

The theater is wheelchair-accessible; book the ADA & Companion seats when buying tickets.

Due to the intimate size of our theater, we unfortunately are not able to seat late patrons. Thank you for your understanding.

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