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Ira Levin

Date of Birth: August 27, 1929

Date of Death: November 12, 2007 (78)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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[Broadway, 1967]



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[1958]No Time for Sergeants writer

[1963]Critic's Choice writer

[1965]Bunny Lake Is Missing writer

[2004]The Stepford Wives writer

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Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Play

Ira Levin, Deathtrap

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Algonquin Announces New Concert, Jazz & Orchestra Series

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced a stellar lineup of concerts for their 2023-2024 season. Highlights of the new concert schedule include a Jazz Series, an Orchestra Series, Yacht Rock, Big Band, Short Films and tributes to Patsy Cline, Earth Wine & Fire, Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Louis Armstrong, Chicago, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and more.

HAYDN/ CONCERTO SINF"NICO Comes to Theatro Sao Pedro

A temporada sinfônica da Orquestra do Theatro São Pedro contempla programas com a presença de regentes, cantores e instrumentistas convidados. Os convidados do mês de junho para o concerto sinfônico são o maestro Ira Levin e a cantora Denise de Freitas.

Theatro Sao Pedro presents Weill and Brecht's THE YES SAYER and THE FLIGHT ACROSS THE OCEAN

Opening on May 11th, the double program will be musically directed by Ira Levin, who heads the Orchestra do Thetro Sao Pedro and directed by Alexandre Dal Farra. The recital on May 12, Friday, will be broadcast for free on the YouTube channel of Theatro Sao Pedro.

LIZZIE: THE MUSICAL, GOD OF CARNAGE & More Set for Theatre Three 2023/24 Season

Choose your weapon! Theatre Three’s passionate and bloody 2023/2024 Season will feature three musicals, three classic and award-winning plays, one hilarious play with music, and the world premiere of an adaption by a local playwright.

ROMANTIC VOICE OF THE CELLO With Misha Quint And Tamila Azadaliyeva Announced At Carnegie Hall, April 29

InterHarmony International Music Festival presents Romantic Voice of the Cello at Carnegie Hall as part of its 11th InterHarmony Concert Series on April 29th at 8PM.

RHODES LESS TRAVELED/Memoirs and Music Makes Boston Debut At Club Cafe

Following sold out shows in New York, New Orleans and London, actor/playwright and internationally acclaimed cabaret artist David Rhodes is bringing his solo show RHODES LESS TRAVELED/Memoirs & Music to Club Cafe in Boston on May 6th.

Center Players Presents DEATHTRAP

Suspense and intrigue are coming to Freehold as Center Players proudly presents Ira Levin’s classic thriller, Deathtrap.  Directed by Jeff Caplan of Freehold, the production will run from April 14-30th at Center Playhouse, 35 South St., Freehold.

Algonquin Arts Theatre Announces 2023-2024 Broadway Series Featuring ELF: THE MUSICAL, GREASE & More

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the 2023-2024 Broadway Series featuring six musicals and two plays.

MOZART, WEILL, PURCEL and JANACEK Announced Among the Attractions of Theatro Sao Pedro's 2023 Season

Lyrical season will have 11 titles, including the premiere of O Machete, by Mehmari. Throughout 2023, will be presented of Il Seraglio, by Mozart, Cinderella, by Viardot, The Cunning Little Vixen, by Janácek, Dido and Eneas, by Purcell, among others. The program also includes ballet shows, symphonic and chamber music concerts.

The Commonweal Theatre Company Announces 35th Season Featuring BERNHARDT/HAMLET, SHE LOVES ME & More

The Commonweal Theatre Company has announced its 35th anniversary season with a set of five bold and exciting productions.

Teatro Live! Returns With DEATHTRAP

 A new Teatro season is at hand and already there are twists aplenty. The launch of the 2022/23 season is also the official launch of the new identity: what was once Teatro La Quindicina is now simply Teatro Live! The first play of the season is Ira Levin's classic comic thriller Deathtrap, exploding on to the Varscona Theatre stage on November 19 in a production directed by Nancy McAlear.

Composers Inspirations In Performers Interpretations Opens 10th Season Of INTERHARMONY Carnegie Hall Series, November 5

InterHarmony International Music Festival is gearing towards a long-awaited autumn concert at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Nov 5 at 8PM. InterHarmony Concert Series'

Never Seen Before in Brazil, Theatro Sao Pedro Opens Weill & Brecht's THE THREEPENNY OPERA (A Opera dos Tres Vintens)

Produced for the first time in Brazil, has the musical direction by American conductor Ira Levin, who leads the Orquestra do Theatro São Pedro, and scenic direction by Alexandre Dal Farra. Opening on September 1st, there will be seven recitals until September 11th.

TICK, TICK...BOOM! And More Announced for International City Theatre 2023 Five-Play Season

International City Theatre has announced an “Embracing the Future” season of music, comedy, drama and thrills for 2023.


Actor, playwright, acclaimed solo-performer David Rhodes will be bringing his latest solo show RHODES LESS TRAVELED/Memoirs & Music to CRAZY COQS in London's West End on Wednesday September 7th at 7pm, after sold-out runs in New York and New Orleans.

Legacy Theatre To Open Its Second Mainstage Present DEATHTRAP A Thriller By Ira Levin

The team at The Legacy Theatre, Branford's own regional, professional theatre on the shoreline, is incredibly excited to open their second Mainstage Production of the 2022 season! 'Deathtrap,' a show described by 'Cue Magazine' as 'two-thirds a thriller and one-third a devilishly clever comedy,' will play Thursdays through Saturdays at the theatre from June 2- June18.

DEATHTRAP Opens This Week at TheatreWorks New Milford

TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere Ira Levin's thriller, Deathtrap, directed by Robin Frome and featuring Dandy Barrett, Timothy Huber, Lynn Nissenbaum, Jeff Rossman,, and Jeffry Bukowski.

Farmington Players to Stage DEATHTRAP

The longest running comedy-thriller play in Broadway history is headed to the Farmington Players stage. DEATHTRAP written by Ira Levin, will run May 6th through 21st in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Tickets are available now at or at the box office: (248) 553-2955. 

DEATHTRAP Comes to Farmington Players Next Month

The longest running comedy-thriller play in Broadway history is headed to the Farmington Players stage.  DEATHTRAP written by Ira Levin, will run May 6th through 21st in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

DEATHTRAP Comes to Theatre Tallahassee This Summer

Deathtrap comes to Theatre Tallahassee this summer. Performances run June 9 - 26, 2022. The play is written by Ira Levin.


Ira Levin has written 9 shows including No Time for Sergeants (Playwright), Critic's Choice (Playwright), General Seeger (Playwright), Dr. Cook's Garden (Playwright), Veronica's Room (Playwright), Deathtrap (Playwright), Break a Leg (Playwright), Veronica's Room (Playwright), Drat! The Cat! (Bookwriter).

Best Play (Tony Awards) for Deathtrap .

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