Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Deathtrap

by Ira Levin Running Time: 2 hours; 20 min

August 10, 2017 to
August 27, 2017

Cabot Theatre
Directed by Michael Cotey

Featuring Di'Monte Henning, Mary Kababik, David Sapiro, Susan Spencer, Bill Watson

What would you do for a killer idea?

Acclaimed but cash-strapped writer Sidney Bruhl has an exceptional new thriller in his hands. There's just one problem: It was written by one of his students. Sydney and his wife quickly come up with a solution -- offer to collaborate with the young writer, and they can split the profits 50/50. No need to consider more … lethal solutions.

Dripping with twists and turns, Ira Levin's Tony-nominated play is both a spellbinding thriller and a devilishly clever comedy. You won't know whether the next sound out of your mouth will be a laugh or a scream. [Contains mature content]

Co-Sponsored by:
Patrick & Julia Fennelly
Donald A. Cress
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Foundation
The Gerlach Family

Playwright
Ira Levin
Cast
Clifford Anderson Di'Monte Henning
Helga Ten Dorp Mary Kababik
Porter Milgrim David Sapiro
Myra Bruhl Susan Spencer
Sidney Bruhl Bill Watson
Production Staff
Director Michael Cotey
Scenic Designer Arnel Sancianco
Costume Designer Eleanor Cotey
Lighting Designer Alex Ridgers
Properties Master Nikki Kulas
Sound Designer Grover Hollway
Stage Manager Brandy Kline
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P=Preview
O=Opening
T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Talk Theatre

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:00 PM

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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ViewPoints

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 6:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Talkbacks

Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:30 PM

Thursday, August 24, 2017 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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Study Guide

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