Something's Afoot

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Something's Afoot is a musical comedy with Book, Music and Lyrics by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach and additional music by Ed Linderman.

Original text

This musical takes a satirical poke at Agatha Christie mysteries and the musical style of the 1930s English music hall. It is a spoof of Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians.

Something's Afoot premiered at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta in 1972.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1981: Presented by the Dramatic Society of East London at the Guild Theatre, directed by Lynette Alexander, Musical direction by Mavis Woods, Choreography by Hazel Tennant. With Colin Smithies, Julie Robertson, Mary Kockott, Richard Rees, George Mountjoy, Irene Kranidiotis, Pat Titford, Don Titford, Pam Emslie, Ronald Bartlett.


Something's Afoot programme, 1981.

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