Deathtrap

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Noel Coward Theatre (London, )
St Martin's Lane London WC2N 4AH
London,
Schedule
Tuesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3pm
Price
£15 - £49.50
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Ingeniously clever and hilariously twisted, DEATHTRAP is the most celebrated play by Ira Levin, who also wrote The Stepford Wives, Rosemary's Baby, The Boys from Brazil and A Kiss Before Dying.

Matthew Warchus directs a unique cast which includes Simon Russell Beale (most recently seen in the sell out National Theatre production of London Assurance) and Jonathan Groff (currently starring in the hit TV series Glee and star of the Tony Award winning US production of Spring Awakening) alongside Terry Beaver and award-winning actresses Claire Skinner and Estelle Parsons.

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Enjoy a Fun Evening of Suspense with Spotlight Theatre's DEATHTRAP!
by Michael Mulhern - May 5, 2014

I laughed, I gasped, and during one shocking surprise moment…..I may have peed a little! (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD to Open 6/10 at the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Shakespeare is in Hollywood? Well, he certainly is in Augusta at the Barn Theatre June 10 - 22! (more...)

European Arts Company Launches UK Tour of THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

European Arts Company is set to tour to 43 venues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a new show about the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde. The Trials of Oscar Wilde has been co-written with Merlin Holland who is Oscar Wilde's grandson and author of 'Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde'. (more...)

THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE to Play Special Performance to Benefit Stonewall, June 15
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

European Arts Company in association with Greenwich Theatre are delighted to announce a special charity performance of European Arts Company's critically acclaimed production of The Trials of Oscar Wilde in aid of the lesbian, gay and bisexual charity Stonewall. (more...)

Marsha Mason Joins the Cast of DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse, Running 6/19-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced Marsha Mason has joined the cast of its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Mason, who is currently directing the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two that begins performances tonight, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The full cast and creative team will be announced shortly for the comedy thriller that begins performances Thursday, June 19. (more...)

Stapleton MCA & The Aurora Fox to Present DROWSY CHAPERONE, 6/7-8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Stapleton MCA and The Aurora Fox will present a fun, family-friendly musical - The Drowsy Chaperone Friday, June 6th and Saturday, June 7th at 7:00pm and Sunday, June 8th at 4:00pm as part of Stapleton's ongoing Theatre on the Green Series on the lawn at Founder's Green (just east of Quebec on 29th). Admission is free. (more...)

Spotlight Theatre to Present DEATHTRAP, 4/5-5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Spotlight Theatre Company will produce the Ira Levin comedy-thriller, Deathtrap, opening Today, April 5, and running through Today, May 3, 2014. Performances are Fridays and Todays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $21 for General Admission and $19 for Students/Seniors. All matinees are only $16. Performances will be held at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre Company's DEATHTRAP is a Tightly Wound Ticking Clock of a Production
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 31, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company's Deathtrap is well crafted all around, with superior direction, design, and performances. Director May Adrales has triumphed in creating a tightly wound ticking clock of a production that engages and satisfies. (more...)

Christopher Durang to Star as Vanya in His Own Play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

Playwright Christopher Durang - who won his first Tony Award in 2013 for his comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE on Broadway - will make his debut in the role of Vanya when the play is presented at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main St) in New Hope, PA. From July 17 to August 10, it has been announced by the Playhouse's newly-appointed producing team -- Producing Director Alexander Fraser, Executive Producer Robyn Goodman and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Stages DEATHTRAP, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the comedy-thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin, today, March 28 through April 12, 2014. (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, April 11-19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

ART, INTERLOCK & More Set for Vagabond Players' 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Vagabond Players, America's oldest continuously running little theatre, has announced its 99th season - check out full details below! (more...)

Lewis Cleale Joins Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More in 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Lucy Liu to Announce 2014 Tony Nominations, 4/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Past Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff will join Lucy Liu to reveal the names in a live webcast seen on TonyAwards.com. (more...)

Jonathan Groff to Host AIDS Walk New York Kick-Off Event, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

More big news for Jonathan Groff today! AIDS Walk New York just announced on Twitter that the Tony-nominated star of HBO's LOOKING and THE NORMAL HEART, as well as Disney's FROZEN, is set to host this year's kick-off event on April 8. (more...)

Stacy Keach Stars in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATHTRAP Blends a Murder Mystery Thriller with Comedy
by Barry Lenny - Mar 23, 2014

There are twists and turns and red herrings galore, and plenty of laughs to keep the audience entertained. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse's 75th Season to Include Marilu Henner in 'VANYA AND SONIA,' Marsha Mason-Helmed CHAPTER TWO & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced its 75th Anniversary Season, starting with a salute to the theater's illustrious history with Neil Simon's Chapter Two, a comedy about love the second time around. Directing will be Golden Globe Winner® and four-time Academy Award® nominee Marsha Mason. Mason starred as Jennie in the film version of this hilarious and touching story that asks if you can start a second chapter when you can't let go of the first? Performances begin May 22 and run through June 15 at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA). (more...)

Stacy Keach to Star in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, 3/25-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ISF DEATHTRAP
by Teresa Rodrick - Jun 9, 2014

For this production of Deathtrap, you notice that it is a home. Maybe a summer or winter home, but definitely someone's house. The walls are covered from floor to ceiling with weaponry: guns, knives, swords. It reminded me of the museum at the Tower of London. The Scenic Designer is Russell Matheny. (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present MOON OVER BUFFALO, Begin. 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Cape May Stage presents the rip-roaringly hilarious farce Moon Over BuffaloI Known for the outrageously funny hijinks of Lend Me A Tenor, playwright Ken Ludwig does it again with Moon Over Buffalo - called "wildly funny" by ABC News and "one of the most hysterical things put onstage" by The New York Post. (more...)

Stapleton MCA & Aurora Fox to Present THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Stapleton MCA and The Aurora Fox will present a fun, family-friendly musical - The Drowsy Chaperone Friday, June 6th and Saturday, June 7th at 7:00pm and Sunday, June 8th at 4:00pm as part of Stapleton's ongoing Theatre on the Green Series on the lawn at Founder's Green (just east of Quebec on 29th). Admission is free. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bucks County Playhouse Presents DEATHTRAP
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse presents a new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Check below for a preview! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jonathan Groff Shows Support for LGBTQ Youth Camp 'Arts in the Woods'
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2014

His support for Arts in the Woods is a beautiful display of openly gay celebrities using their fame to help bring attention to important causes. Check out Groff's video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marsha Mason and More in DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse presents its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Marsha Mason, who just directed the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The comedy thriller began performances Thursday, June 19 and will run through July 13 at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Summer Stages: Long Island Summer Preview
by Melissa Giordano - Jun 2, 2014

The Long Island theatre scene will unquestionably be a hopping one this Summer. One of the most exciting seasons is being offered by Northport's John W. Engeman Theatre. Their current season culminates with Plaza Suite (May 29th - July 13th). Then their 8th season starts soon after with a stellar line-up that includes Evita, Deathtrap, A Christmas Story, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, A Chorus Line, and The Producers. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

Point Park University's The REP Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The 2014-2015 season of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will include two world premieres by Pittsburgh playwrights, a classic by Nobel laureate John Steinbeck and a hilarious comedy about an American singer renowned for her lack of rhythm, tone and especially an ability to sing. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 11th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 11, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's our annual Regional Summer Musical Theater Guide, featuring the best summer theaters in Illinois, Wisconsin, western Michigan and northern Indiana, plus the Muny in St. Louis! Timber Lake, American Folklore, Mason Street, Wagon Wheel, Little Theatre On The Square and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Marsha Mason and David Leopold in Bucks County Playhouse's STRAW HAT CINDERELLA; Jubilee Set for 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced their Founders Day Diamond Jubilee, a festive community gathering on Monday evening, June 30, 2014 at 7 pm to commemorate the first 75 years of the Playhouse. The evening will begin with the debut of a new film: Straw Hat Cinderella: Bucks County Playhouse at 75. Narrated by stage and screen star Marsha Mason, the film features historic photographs, paintings and drawings and commentary by curator David Leopold, Playhouse producer Alexander Fraser, Michener Director and CEO Lisa Hanover, and painter Robert Beck. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Mason, Leopold and more! (more...)

The Barn Theatre Presents SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD, 6/10-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2014

Shakespeare is in Hollywood? Well, he certainly is in Augusta at the Barn Theatre June 10 - 22! (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATHTRAP With Marsha Mason at Bucks County Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 7, 2014

Off-Broadway's Evan Cabnet directs a Deathtrap with Marsha Mason as the ever-amazing Helga ten Dorp. There are some other amazing things here as well, of all sorts. (more...)

Photo Flash: DEATHTRAP Opens Tonight at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater's Deathtrap opens tonight at 8pm. The production will continue to run through September 7. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Soap Star Robert Newman to Join the Cast of PERFECT CRIME, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, and more recently on the hit Showtime series Homeland, will be joining the cast of Off-Broadway's longest running play, PERFECT CRIME, on July 28, in the role of Inspector Ascher. (more...)

BWW Reviews: POTS at The Works Series Takes a Giant Step with 4000 MILES
by Joseph Baker - Jul 13, 2014

Amy Herzog's family drama (albeit a drama with a number of very funny moments) 4000 MILES is unobtrusively generating a thoughtful, low-key alternative to the outsized HAIRSPRAY (already a sellout at 'Big Sister' Playhouse on the Square just a block or so away); and it's a safe bet that a number of theatre-going Memphians are already trekking south to DeSoto Family Theatre's epic presentation of LES MISERABLES. However, this intelligent, intimate little piece is currently providing a rewarding alternative at Theatre Works, quietly nestled across from the parking garage at Overton Square. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Offer Fall Adult Acting Workshop & Conservatory of Dance Classes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The professional Centenary Stage Company (CSC) is accepting enrollment into their Acting Workshop and Dance Conservatory courses for the fall semester. CSC is committed to providing affordable quality performing arts education to the Northwest New Jersey Skylands region. With professional instructors and schedules fit for working adults and teens, these programs are fit for amateurs and professionals. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Hosts AIDS Walk New York Kick-Off Event Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

AIDS Walk New York announced on Twitter that Jonathan Groff, the Tony-nominated star of HBO's series LOOKING and upcoming movie THE NORMAL HEART, as well as Disney's FROZEN, is set to host this year's kick-off event today, April 8. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More Set for 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. Tonight, April 5 and April 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Spotlight Theatre Presents DEATHTRAP, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Spotlight Theatre Company will produce the Ira Levin comedy-thriller, Deathtrap, opening tonight, April 5, and running through Saturday, May 3, 2014. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $21 for General Admission and $19 for Students/Seniors. All matinees are only $16. Performances will be held at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

ART, SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM and More Set for The Vagabond Players' 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

The Vagabond Players, America's oldest continuously running little theatre, announces its 99th season. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Lucy Liu Announce 2014 Tony Nominations Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Past Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff will join Lucy Liu reveal the names in a live webcast seen on TonyAwards.com. (more...)

THE UNDERSTUDY, GROUNDED, BLITHE SPIRIT & More Set for Everyman Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced its 2014/15 season. The line-up includes three exciting award-winning Baltimore premieres - The Understudy by Theresa Rebeck, Grounded by George Brant and Ruined by Lynn Nottage - and three classics of the theatrical repertoire - Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen, Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward and Deathtrap by Ira Levin. The upcoming season follows the theatre company's most successful season to date, which included three productions that extended their initial run dates and a record-breaking number of subscribers. (more...)

BWW Reiews: Circuit Playhouse in Memphis Offers Moments of GRACE
by Joseph Baker - Apr 24, 2014

Don't Put Your Faith in HIMmelman (more...)

European Arts Company to Launch UK Tour of THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE from May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

European Arts Company is set to tour to 43 venues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a new show about the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde. The Trials of Oscar Wilde has been co-written with Merlin Holland who is Oscar Wilde's grandson and author of 'Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde'. (more...)

Spotlight Theatre to Present DEATHTRAP, 4/5-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Spotlight Theatre Company will produce the Ira Levin comedy-thriller, Deathtrap, opening Saturday, April 5, and running through Saturday, May 3, 2014. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $21 for General Admission and $19 for Students/Seniors. All matinees are only $16. Performances will be held at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, now through April 19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

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