Monday, July 12, 2010

The Play's the Thing - Deathtrap

Deathtrap by Ira Levin will be on at the Noel Coward Theatre in London later this year. Previews begin on 21st August 2010, with the opening night on 7th September 2010 and it will then run into the new year.

Simon Russell Beale and Jonathan Groff star in a new Matthew Warchus production of Ira Levin's comic murder thriller 'Deathtrap'.

Groff plays the part of Clifford, a gifted young writer who befriends Sidney Bruhl (Russell Beale), a best-selling novelist and playwright. He turns up at Bruhl's Connecticut home with a new stage thriller which turns out to be superior to anything Bruhl has done.

Deathtrap took Broadway and the West End by storm in the 1980s and became a hugely succesful motion picture with Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve.
Watch the trailer here.

1 comment:

Karen Russell said...

Funny you posted this -- I'm in London right now and was looking for a mysterious play to attend & was so disappointed to see that I'm missing this one! There's also a Sherlock Holmes play out later this month. Oh, well, I can't stay here forever. ;)