Theatre in the Country’s next production is a mystery meant to unnerve the audience, just in time for Halloween.
Sleuth is a 1970 play written by Anthony Shaffer set in the Wiltshire manor house of Andrew Wyke, an immensely successful mystery writer.
Wyke invites his estranged wife’s lover, Milo, to his home for a honest chat.
It turns out to be anything but. In this battle, wits are only the first casualty .
Milo has no idea of the type man he is up against. Soon, he finds himself caught up in Wyke’s intricate game, in which there can only be one winner.
• Sleuth opens Halloween night and runs till Nov. 30. Theatre in the Country is located at 9975 272 Street, Maple Ridge. For more information, visit theatreinthecountry.com.