Wait Until Dark
May. 21 (2017)
A sinister con man, Roat, and two ex-convicts, Mike and Carlino, are about to meet their match. They have traced the location of a mysterious doll, which they are much interested in, to the Greenwich Village apartment of Sam Hendrix and his blind wife, Susy. Sam had apparently been persuaded by a strange woman to transport the doll across the Canadian border, not knowing that sewn inside were several grams of heroin. When the woman is murdered the situation becomes more urgent. The con man and his ex-convicts, through a cleverly constructed deception, convince Susy that the police have implicated Sam in the woman's murder, and the doll, which she believes is the key to his innocence, is evidence. She refuses to reveal its location, and with the help of a young neighbor, figures out she is the victim of a bizarre charade. But when Roat kills his associates, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues between the two. Susy knows the only way to play fair is by her rules, so when darkness falls she turns off all the lights leaving both of them to maneuver in the dark until the game ends.
A Broadway hit, this masterfully constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene.
"WAIT UNTIL DARK is a tense thriller." —NY World-Telegram & Sun.
"Frederick Knott is a master craftsman…" —Women's Wear Daily.
"…a first rate shocker…the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." —NY Post.
-- from Dramatists Play Service
|Spotlight Theatre & Arts Group Etc, Inc. (S.T.A.G.E., Inc.)|
|Audition/Workshop Date: 05/21/2017|
|Times: Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4 pm|
|Production/Performance Dates: Scheduled show dates are July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29,|
Director Lou Garza will hold open auditions for the S.T.A.G.E., Inc. 2016-2017 season production of WAIT UNTIL DARK by Frederick Knott. Auditions will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Krause House Theatre, 1300 Bulverde Road in Bulverde.
MIKE TALMAN - Ex-convict.
SGT. CARLINO - Ex-convict.
HARRY ROAT, JR. - A sinister con man.
SUSY HENDRIX - Sam's blind wife.
SAM HENDRIX - Photographer, Susy's husband.
GLORIA - Young girl, Susy & Sam's neighbor.
|Location: 1300 Bulverde Road , Bulverde, Texas, 78163-0575|
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