Sleuth | Kennedy Theater | Stage | Indy Week
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When: Wed., Aug. 5, 8 p.m., Thu., Aug. 6, 8 p.m., Fri., Aug. 7, 8 p.m., Sat., Aug. 8, 2 & 8 p.m., Sun., Aug. 9, 3 p.m., Wed., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., Thu., Aug. 13, 8 p.m., Fri., Aug. 14, 8 p.m., Sat., Aug. 15, 2 & 8 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 16, 3 p.m. 2015
Price: $27



KENNEDY THEATRE—Just how bloodthirsty is the general public? Ask big-game hunter Walter Palmer, provided you can find him. Thrillers sell tickets, and though a number of them make regular local appearances, the two most accomplished murder mysteries of the last half-century—Ira Levin's Deathtrap and Anthony Shaffer's Sleuth—are rarer guests by far. The latter's a who'll-do-it, not a whodunit: a devious little puzzle with as many bluffs and switchbacks as a Blue Ridge Parkway drive. An accomplished mystery novelist cat-and-mouses with his wife's paramour, who turns out to be a lover of mysteries with an equally vivid imagination. John McIlwee directs Michael Brocki and Jesse Gephart in this Theatre Raleigh production. 8 p.m. Weds.–Sat.; 2 p.m. Sat.; 3 p.m. Sun., $25­–$27, 2 E. South St., Raleigh,

919-832-9997, —Byron Woods

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