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Idaho Shakespeare Festival's Opening Weekend: Dial 'M' for Murder

Friday, May 29 (Preview), Saturday, May 30 (Opening night)

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On Friday, May 29, Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens its 39th season not with a production by the Bard, but with a play made famous when the Master of Suspense adapted it to film: Frederick Knott's Dial "M" for Murder. ISF's production stars Robyn Cohen and Nick Steen (see Citizen) as Margot and Tony Wendice, a socialite and former professional tennis player respectively, whose marriage is fraught. Tony's plan to blackmail a former acquaintance into killing Margot is merely the beginning of the treachery, lies and murder in this suspenseful thriller.