Shows, Van Wert Civic Theatre

Deathtrap opens January 18

VWCT is proud to present Deathtrap a thriller by Ira Levin. This show promises to have audiences smiling one minute and jumping in fear the next.  Show dates are January 18, 19, 20, *21, 25, 26, 27, *28.  Performances begin at 8 p.m. except for Sunday matinees which begin at *2 p.m.

THE BOX OFFICE OPENS TO THE PUBLIC ON JANUARY 15. Call 419-238-9689 from 2 – 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday to make reservations. Tickets are $13 (cash and check only).

The story centers around Sidney Bruhl, a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, who is struggling to overcome a dry spell which has resulted in a strong of failures and a shortage of funds. A possible break in his fortunes occurs when he receives a script from a student in the seminar he has been conducting at a nearby college–-a thriller which Sidney recognizes immediately as a Broadway hit. Sidney’s plan, which he devises with his wife’s help, is to offer collaboration to the student, an idea which the younger man quickly accepts.  You do not want to miss this show.

Director Matt Krol has assembled a cast capable of bringing this play to life. The cast members are…
Sydney Bruhl – Stan Lippi 
Myra Bruhl – Kelly Smith
Helga Ten Dorp – Amy McConn
Clifford Anderson – Josh Campbell
Porter Milgrim – Ed Eichler
The assistant director is Marcie Shoppel, and Whitney Nihiser served as rehearsal prompter.