We are an independent show guide. Resale ticket prices may be above face value.

Why see Witness For The Prosecution?

The Best Defence Is A Killer Offense

Court is in session at the Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre as this classic Agatha Christie story unravels this season, directed by Alistair Newton.The author's favorite of her works, Witness for the Prosecution dates back to a short story first published in 1925 before being adapted for the stage in 1953. With a gripping storyline full of twists and turns, it's a classic thriller that'll have you on the edge of your seat until its explosive ending.

What's the story?

Well, we can't tell you everything, but we can say this is a classic Christie mystery! When an older woman is dead, the police suspect her much younger lover. Join Leonard Vole as he is summoned to trial where he'll plead his case and hope to escape a definitive ending at the end of the hangman's rope.

Key Information

Run Time

Two hours and 15 minutes with one interval


Open until Oct 13

US Dollars

All prices are presented, and all transactions are processed, in US Dollars (USD)


"Broadway and show news straight to your inbox!"