Four County Players

The scene of Agatha Christie's original "whodunit" is set when a group of people snowed in at a country house discover that there is a murderer in their midst. See it at Four County Players through March 22. Publicity photo

Pick: The Mousetrap

Agatha twistie: The Mousetrap is the world’s longest-running play for a good reason. It’s an Agatha Christie original, set in a manor house that’s isolated by a blizzard—a perfect setup for a thrilling plot of deduction. The play has a famously secret and surprising twist, one that Christie herself took pains to keep under wraps. […]

Barboursville Vineyards and Four County Players collaborate in presenting A Midsummer Night's Dream for Shakespeare at the Ruins through July 27. Linda Hogan Photography.

ARTS Pick: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Magic in midsummer: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in mid-summer, under the stars, among the ruins of an 18th-century mansion? You can’t get much closer to the spirit of Shakespeare’s most whimsical creation. The classic comedy is performed—complete with fairies and sprites, young love, and one wrong-headed decision after another—against the backdrop of Governor James Barbour’s […]