Variations Theatre Group to Present WAIT UNTIL DARK

Variations Theatre Group to Present WAIT UNTIL DARK

Following the success of critically acclaimed productions of THE PILLOWMAN, NYIT Outstanding Revival Nominee 2015 TALK RADIO, and ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST; Variations Theatre Group will present a newly adapted version of the classic thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK, never before seen within the five boroughs of New York City, opening on October 30, 2015 at The Chain Theatre. Forty-seven years after WAIT UNTIL DARK premiered on Broadway, Jeffery Hatcher has adapted Frederick Knott's 1966 original, giving it a new setting. In 1944 Greenwich Village, Susan Hendrix, a blind, yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment, tormentors who will stop at nothing to get what they want. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormenters must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's shattering conclusion.

This chilling new version of WAIT UNTIL DARK under the direction of John Arthur Long and VTG Artistic Director Kirk Gostkowski will include: Christina Elise Perry* (Fool for Love) as Susan Hendrix, Paul Terkel (The Pillowman) as Mike, Patrick Pizzolorusso* (The Last Cyclist) as Sam Hendrix, David Rey (The Bear) as Carlino, Schuyler Press (Theresa Is A Mother) as Gloria, Kelsey Bowens (The Adventures of Nicholas Nickelby) as Lisa, and Kirk Gostkowski (Talk Radio) as Roat.

Production Design for WAIT UNTIL DARK is by Aaron Gonzalez (John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown) with sound design by Greg Russ and additional sound by Roy B. Yokelson of Antland Productions. The production is staged managed by Rafaella Rossi and produced by Greg Cicchino.

The performance schedule for WAIT UNTIL DARK will be Wednesday - Saturday evenings at 8pm with 2pm matinees on Saturday and Sundays October 30th - November 14th. Tickets are $18. Certain discounts are available; please check the website for further details. Tickets are available through www.VariationsTheatreGroup.com or by calling 866-811-4111. The Chain Theatre is located at 21-28 45th Road in Long Island City, just ten minutes from Times Square via the 7, E and M and G trains to Court Square Station. *Actors appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association.

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