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The cast of Murder on the Orient Express at McCarter Theatre


With only one week of performances left at the McCarter Theatre, we can now officially announce that Ken Ludwig’s new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express will be leaving the McCarter Theatre Center and pulling into Hartford Stage as part of their 2017-2018 season!

Eight Suspects, One Thrilling Ride

The exotic Orient Express is about to go off the rails! With a locomotive full of suspects and an alibi for each one, it’s the perfect mystery for detective Hercule Poirot, n’est-ce pas? Wax your mustache and hold on to your passport—adapted from Agatha Christie’s masterpiece, two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig and multi-award-winning director Emily Mann will take you on a suspenseful, thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express!

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The Barrymore Awards 2016

Maboud Ebrahimzadeh, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play - WINNER

5 Awards and 10 Nominations

On Monday, October 24th,  2016, Maboud Ebrahimzadeh took home the top prize for Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play for his work in The Invisible Hand at Theatre Exile. The production earned 10 nominations, winning a whopping 5, including the top prize for Outstanding Overall Production. In a year full of amazing productions and performances, 2016 was the year of The Invisible Hand. Congratulations must be given to all the nominees and the recipients for making 2016 a wonderful year for theatre in the greater Philadelphia area.

The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar at Theatre Exile

*Outstanding Leading Actor (Maboud Ebrahimzadeh) – WINNER
*Outstanding Leading Actor (Ian Merrill Peakes)
*Outstanding Supporting Actor (J. Paul Nicholas) – WINNER
*Outstanding Ensemble (Cast)
*Outstanding Sound Design (Michael Kiley) – WINNER
*Outstanding Original Music (Michael Kiley)
*Outstanding Scenic Design (Colin McIlvaine)
*Outstanding Lighting Design (Masha Tsimring)
*Outstanding Direction (Matt Pfeiffer) – WINNER
*Outstanding Overall Production – The Invisible Hand – WINNER


More press and coverage of the 2016 Barrymore Awards:

News: THE INVISIBLE HAND at Theatre Exile

The Invisible Hand at Theatre Exile

The Invisible Hand Artwork
The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar
Theatre Exile
May – June 2016

Maboud Ebrahimzadeh will be playing the role of Bashir in the upcoming Studio X production of The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar. The production begins in May of 2016 at Theatre Exile in Philadelphia.

For tickets and more information, visit Theatre Exile.

News: PILLOWMAN at Forum Theatre in 2016

This just in, Maboud Ebrahimzadeh will be playing the role of “Katurian” in Forum Theatre’s upcoming production of Martin McDonagh’s PILLOWMAN in early 2016.

For more information about Forum Theatre and their upcoming season, visit Forum Theatre.

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