Agatha Christine comes to Gulfport this week

OK, so it's not really her, but Nan Colton does a damn fine job at pretending.

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On Friday night, Nan Colton plays Agatha Christie in Gulfport. - via Nan Colton
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On Friday night, Nan Colton plays Agatha Christie in Gulfport.

Nan Colton’s something of a local legend when it comes to portraying strong women throughout our history.

She’s appeared across Tampa Bay as Catherine the Great, Georgia O’Keeffe and Miep Gies. On Friday, Feb. 22, she’ll appear as Agatha Christie, the beloved murder writer whose work keeps getting read.

Think of the evening as curling up with a good book, except you don’t have to read anything: There’s a bar in the lobby, and you’re helping raise funds for the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center.


Catherine Hickman Theater, 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport | Feb. 22: 7-9 p.m. | $20, advance at the Gulfport Beach Bazaar; $25, door | gulfportseniorcenterfoundation.org.

About The Author

Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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