RLTP to Open 2014-15 Season with DEATHTRAP

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) has announced its first production in its 2014-2015 season, Deathtrap, by Ira Levin. The production will star David Oliver, Mike Seitz, Lisa Vitrano (RLTP Ensemble Member), Mary Jakiel, & Gerry Maher with direction under Scott Behrend.

"Deathtrap"...the title of the ingeniously plotted manuscript that playwright Sydney Bruhl receives, unsolicited, from a former student that Bruhl tells his wife he barely remembers. Bruhl-middle-aged, formerly successful for his own theatrical mysteries but waning in popularity, and dependent upon the finances of his fragile wife Myra, with whom he shares a chatty yet apparently sterile marriage-is so captivated by "Deathtrap" that he invites its author, Clifford Anderson, to Myra's remote cottage in the hopes of forging a collaborative partnership with Clifford.

Deathtrap is the legendary, marathon-running, smash-hit play by Ira Levin, creator of Rosemary's Baby and The Stepford Wives. Following its four-year, world-premiere engagement on Broadway, a 1982 film adaptation starring Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve, RLTP offers its own unique take on this offbeat comedy-thriller chestnut. Deathtrap is a multilayered whodunit, a sharp-tongued farce... and a real scream.

Deathtrap opens Friday, September 12th and runs through Sunday, October 12th at the Road Less Traveled Theater in the Market Arcade Film and Arts Centre. Please note: Only patrons of Road Less Traveled Theater will be permitted access into the Market Arcade Film & Arts Center during regular season performances and events.

Regular performance times are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30PM and Sunday at 2:00PM. Tickets are $35 general admission and $17 for students. Student tickets for Try-It Talkback Thursday performances are only $5 (with ID). Groups of 10 or more may apply for group discounts. Tickets can be ordered online at www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org, by calling the RLTP Box Office at (716) 629-3069, or by visiting the Box Office during the 30 minutes prior to any performance. Reservations are suggested.

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is a professional, non-profit theatre company dedicated to the development and production of new theatrical works by Western New York playwrights, as well as presentations of esteemed modern dramas of outstanding literary merit. RLTP, a member of the National New Play Network, is located in the Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre in the Theatre District of Downtown Buffalo, NY. For more information about RLTP and to purchase tickets, please visit www.RoadLessTraveledProductions.org or call (716) 629-3069. RLTP's work is made possible through public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

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