by Ira Levin
Sidney Bruhl is a successful playwright and thrillers are his specialty. After a series of flops he is desperate for a hit. He thinks he has found his next box office smash, but it is a script written by one of his former students. Together with his wife, he hatches a deadly plan to make the story his own. However, everything is not what it seems. This Broadway thriller is sure to have you on the edge of your seat until the shocking end.
Successfully scaring someone is a science and an art; it takes a precise manipulation of lighting, sound and suspense to create a feeling of uneasiness. Triad Stage capitalized on all three key components to artfully craft their scare tactic during its opening performance of Deathtrap.