Christie Expert Visits Pen Players

Agatha Christie expert, Christopher Chan.

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit And Then There Were None, will host Christie scholar Christopher Chan, July 22 at 6:30 pm. Tickets to performances are available, admission to the pre-show seminar is free.

Chan, a Lawrence University graduate and Agatha Christie website editor, will speak about Christie. Chan lives in Milwaukee and earned his Ph.D. degree in U.S. history from Marquette University. He is studying to earn a Master of Library and Information Science degree from UW-Milwaukee.

Chan teaches online graduate history classes and writes for, the official Agatha Christie website, and the magazine Gilbert at, which specializes in book and television reviews, in addition to writing historical and critical essays on Agatha Christie’s work.

And Then There Were None was first published in 1939, long before the convenience of cell phones or the Internet. Christie set her story on an isolated island with a mix of characters who are lured to the island, each hiding a dark secret. The host fails to appear and one by one they mysteriously start to die. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 920.868.3287.