Irving-Las Colinas MainStage kicks off 2014 with a mystery by Bernard Slade to warm up the winter with suspense. Expect trysts, twists and turns till the curtain falls in this tale about a successful British mystery writer whose latest work tells the story of a vivid and adulterous romance. Is it fact or fiction? Enter a woman, intent on blackmail with an airtight story. When she turns up dead, evidence incriminates the author. Surprise! $16-21. Dupree Theater, Irving Arts Center.