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Frederick Knott

Date of Death: December 17, 2002 (86)

Birth Place: Hankow, CHINA

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DIAL M FOR MURDER Comes to Asolo Rep Next Month

Asolo Repertory Theatre will present a rendition of the classic thriller, DIAL M FOR MURDER, an intense cat-and-mouse game directed by Céline Rosenthal. 

ANYTHING GOES, SWEET CHARITY & More Set for Gulfshore Playhouse 2024-2025 Season

Gulfshore Playhouse has unveiled its complete 2024-2025 season, the first in the new Baker Theatre and Education Center. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

Adirondack Theatre Festival Reveals 30th Anniversary Season and Half-Million-Dollar “Stories Start Here” Campaign

Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) capped its 30th Anniversary “Pep Rally” Saturday with a surprise double announcement: the unveiling of its summer lineup plus “Stories Start Here,” the biggest independent fundraising campaign in the company’s history.  Learn more about the season lineup here!

Review: DIAL M FOR MURDER at Guthrie Theater

What did our critic think of DIAL M FOR MURDER at Guthrie Theater? A perfectly planned murder, a water tight alibi, and a sizable fortune sitting just out of grasp. What could go wrong?

Video: Go Inside The Guthrie Costume Shop For DIAL M FOR MURDER

Watch as DIAL M FOR MURDER Costume Designer Valérie Thérèse Bart walks us through her process of designing and collaborating within the boundaries of a period piece.

Review: DIAL M FOR MURDER at Geva Theatre

What did our critic think of DIAL M FOR MURDER at Geva Theatre?

Video: Director Tracy Brigden On Bringing DIAL M FOR MURDER to the Guthrie

Jeffrey Hatcher's carefully crafted adaptation of DIAL M FOR MURDER and Director Tracy Brigden's directorial debut at the Guthrie go as well together as an olive and martini. Hear from both Jeffrey and Tracy on what it's like to work together in an all-new video.

Cast & Creative Team Set for DIAL M FOR MURDER at The Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater has revealed the cast and creative team for Dial M for Murder, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the original play by Frederick Knott.

DIAL M FOR MURDER Comes to the Virginia Stage Company This Month

Virginia Stage Company has announced the opening of its  production of Dial M for Murder. Performances run January 24 - February 11.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with Danny Gavigan of DIAL M FOR MURDER at Everyman Theatre

Watch an interview with Everyman Resident Company Member, Danny Gavigan, who keeps audiences on the edge of their seats with his role of Captain Lesgate in DIAL M FOR MURDER here!

Review: DIAL M FOR MURDER at Northlight Theatre

Northlight Theatre's DIAL M FOR MURDER is a breathtaking, pulse-pounding, and even mordantly witty production that has already been extended through January 7 due to popular demand.

WAIT UNTIL DARK Comes to Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre in 2024

WAIT UNTIL DARK comes to Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre next year. Performances run April 5-13.

Review: DIAL M FOR MURDER is a Thrilling Good Time at the MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER

What did our critic think of DIAL M FOR MURDER at MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER? Seat-gripping and immensely satisfying -- that’s Dial M for Murder, a new adaptation by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, now on stage at the Milwaukee Rep. Under the direction of Laura Braza, this updated take on Frederick Knott’s 1952 original and Hitchcock’s 1954 film stays true to the source with some refreshing updates. But blackmail and revenge, passion and plot twists all remain in this thrilling piece of theater.

Kansas City Actors Theatre Reveals 2024/2025 20th Anniversary Season

Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced the line-up for its 20th Anniversary season, which will feature one classic work receiving its first professional regional production, a revival of a contemporary classic, the regional premiere of a new adaptation of a classic thriller, and the regional premiere of an award-winning new play.

DIAL M FOR MURDER is Coming to Everyman Theatre For The Holidays

Everyman Theatre presents 'Dial M For Murder' this winter, bringing thrills and chills to audiences. Don't miss this suspenseful production!

Cortland Rep Reveals 2024 Summer Season

Cortland Repertory Theatre is announcing their 52nd annual summer season to be held at the Little York Pavilion in Preble, NY in 2024. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Review: WAIT UNTIL DARK at The Weekend Theater

What did our critic think of WAIT UNTIL DARK at The Weekend Theater?

Boca Stage's WAIT UNTIL DARK To Open At The Delray Beach Playhouse This Week

Boca Stage's production of 'Wait Until Dark' opens at the Delray Beach Playhouse on October 27. This classic thriller follows a blind woman who must outsmart her tormentors.

WAIT UNTIL DARK Comes to Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre in 2024

Wait Until Dark comes to Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre next year. Performances will run  April 5-13, 2024.

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, CLYDE'S & More Top List of Most-Produced Plays of the Season

Discover the most-produced plays of the season, including 'What the Constitution Means to Me' and 'Clyde's.'

Frederick Knott FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frederick Knott has written 3 shows including Dial 'M' for Murder (Playwright), Write Me a Murder (Playwright), Wait Until Dark (Playwright).

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