Actor/author Prudence Wright Holmes performs her one-woman shows based on the lives of Harper Lee and Agatha Christie. Join her at Lansdowne Woods on February 2nd as she performs The Secrets of a Mockingbird. On February 3rd she performs Agatha is Missing at StageCoach Theatre.
Ms. Holmes had featured roles in the films Sister Act I and II with Whoopi Goldberg, The Exorcist II with Richard Burton, Kingpin with Woody Harrelson, In Dreams with Annette Bening, My Own Love Song with Renee Zellweger, After.Life with Liam Neeson, Boardwalk Empire with Steve Buscemi (directed by Martin Scorcese), and God’s Pocket with Philip Seymour Hoffman. She also appeared on Broadway with Meryl Streep in Happy End, with Maggie Smith in Lettuce and Lovage, with George C. Scott in Inherit the Wind, and most recently in the Tony Award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza at Lincoln Center and on the first National Tour. She had performed in many off-Broadway and regional theaters and on numerous prime-time television shows. Ms. Holmes is the author of books Voices of Thinking Jewish Women and Monologue Mastery. She wrote and performed her critically-acclaimed solo show Bexley, OH! at New York Theatre Workshop. She is currently touring her solo show, Call Me William – the Life and Loves of Willa Cather; her interactive murder mystery, Agatha is Missing; as well as The Secrets of a Mockingbird.
Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, was of one of America’s most beloved but reclusive authors. In this solo show, we learn of her close relationships with her father and her childhood friend, Truman Capote, until they both broke her heart. She never wrote another book. Until she did.
Friday, February 2 at Lansdowne Woods, Monroe Auditorium, 19375 Magnolia Grove Square, Lansdowne, VA 20176
Seating will begin at 6:30pm. Show begins at 7:00pm. Reception included. Drinks will be available for separate purchase at a cash bar.
Ace Detective, Miss Clarissa Marbles, interrogates the audience as she tries to get to the bottom of the real-life disappearance of Agatha Christie in 1926. Gunshots ring out, screams are heard in the night, and a rollicking good time is had by all in this fun-filled interactive murder mystery.
Voted one of the TOP TEN SHOWS in the Secret Theatre Solo Festival 2015
Saturday, February 3 at StageCoach Theatre, 20937 Ashburn Road, Suites 115 and 120, Ashburn, VA 20147.
Seating will begin at 6:00pm. Show begins at 6:30pm. Drinks and snacks will be available for separate purchase.