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Deathtrap - 2010 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

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.

History:

Revival
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:West End
Previews: August 21, 2010
Closing:January 15, 2011

Noel Coward Theatre

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85-88 St Martin's Ln, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AP, United Kingdom
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by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022
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.
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by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022
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 farmingtonplayers.org or at the box office: (248) 553-2955. 
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 3, 2022
If you are looking to see everything Legacy Theatre has to offer in the 2022 season, make sure to grab a season subscription to see more shows for less. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022
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.
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On May 6, TheatreWorks New Milford will open the well-known comedy/thriller, Deathtrap, by Ira Levin. Deathtrap is the story of an aging playwright who desperately needs a hit and concocts a plan to lure to his Connecticut home a young playwright who has written an astounding thriller, then kill him and pass of the play as his own.   But be forewarned,  there are twists and turns ahead. There are murders within murders, plots within plots, and an awful lot of whiskey and gin being consumed.

Deathtrap Frequently Asked Questions

What other awards has Deathtrap been nominated for?
Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Huge Vanstone.

What awards has Deathtrap been nominated for?
Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Huge Vanstone.

What productions of Deathtrap have there been?
Deathtrap has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978 and West End which opened in 2010.