Opening TOMORROW at Rockville Little Theatre: A New Take on ‘An Inspector Calls’ by Ken Kemp

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Rockville Little Theatre brings a fresh perspective to J.B. Priestly’s “An Inspector Calls” for two weekends, starting tomorrow – January 24th at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville, MD.

Left to right: Michael Silver, Peter Harrold, Lena Winter, Chris Daileader, and  Natalie McManus in Rockville Little Theatre's production of ' An Inspector Calls.' Photo courtesy of Rockville Little Theatre.
Left to right: Michael Silver, Peter Harrold, Lena Winter, Chris Daileader, and Natalie McManus in Rockville Little Theatre’s production of ‘ An Inspector Calls.’ Photo courtesy of Rockville Little Theatre.

The Birling family is celebrating Sheila’s engagement to Gerald Croft, when a mysterious inspector comes to call. It becomes clear that they are implicated in a young woman’s death. What follows is an exciting “whodunnit” full of plot twists that will keep you guessing right up until the surprise ending.

Director Laurie T. Freed has reinterpreted this classic mystery play in a minimalist, Expressionistic style that highlights the tension and dysfunction of the family. David Levin’s minimal set changes and morphs as the tension builds, and the lighting by Peter Caress creates a true noir feel that heightens the intensity of the play’s climax.

An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestly. Directed by Laurie T. Freed and produced by Jeff McDermott. Featuring Gordon Adams, Peter Harrold, Natalie McManus, Lena Winter, Michael Silver, Chris Daileader, and Pauline Griller-Mitchell. Stage Managed by Ellen Ryan, Set Design by David Levin, Scenic Artistry by Maggie Modig, Set Dressing by Nancy Eynon Lark, Costume Designs by Laura Andruski, Lighting Design by Peter Caress and Sound Design by Bob Scott.

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An Inspector Calls plays through February 2, 2014 at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre – 603 Edmonston Drive, in Rockville, MD. Tickets: Adults – $18, Seniors (62 and over) and Students (with valid I.D.) – $16. For tickets, call (240) 314-8690, or go to the box office, which is open Tuesday – Saturday from 2:00 – 7:00 pm.