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Ira Levin (play), Jay Presson Allen (screenplay) Michael Caine in Deathtrap ( ) Michael Caine and Dyan Cannon in Deathtrap () Christopher Reeve . : Deathtrap: A Thriller in Two Acts (): Ira Levin, Ira Levin: Books. THE STORY: Seemingly comfortably ensconced in his charming Connecticut home, Sidney Bruhl, a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, is struggling to.

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This play is morbidly fun. 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 potential Broadway hit. Also, plays are great because you can read them in a couple of hours- just as if you’re wa I remember the first time I read this- in middle school or early high school.

However, the Times’ other theater critic, Richard Ederpanned the play. She had no idea she’d be subjected to such “debauchery. Seldes appeared in every one of the play’s elvin, performances, a feat that earned her a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records as “most durable actress.

Production Details Time Period: It’s good for you. I said, “Hey, it looks just like the set of that murder movie Aug 23, Alex rated it really liked it. Handsome Actor Francis Bu. A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption.


Deathtrap is a play written by Ira Levin in with many plot twists and which references itself as a play within a play. A good read — and if you ha A finely written mystery-thriller play, with lots of neat twists. The intertwining of both plot and script make it fun in a way that shouldn’t work but does.

Contrived, which is probably the point. License details Minimum Fee: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student’s script.

I remember the first time I read deathgrap in middle school or early high school. The handcuffs prove to be fake, and Sidney escapes and shoots Clifford with a crossbow. Quite honestly, they can’t dispose of her fast enough. I give Deathtrap a solid A.

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Jun 05, Marty Clarke rated it it was amazing. It featured a romantic kiss between the two male leads.

This was an entertaining play with a good amount of suspense! Perfect for this Halloween season. Mar 22, Christian rated it really liked it.

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A wickedly amusing who’ll do it. I enjoyed the first The Reading For P The play is known as one of the biggest hits on Broadway, running for four years with almost performances. More thrilling works followed, including ‘s Rosemary’s Baby and ‘s The Boys from Brazil, which were later turned into feature fil Search for ” Deathtrap ” on Amazon. Comedy thriller about a play within a play within a play within a play. It’s a lot of fun and I highly recommend it for fans of either the theatre or the thrillers of Ira Levin.


Helga wanders around the house revealing visions that appear to deayhtrap only partially correct. I’d had the script on my bookshelf for a couple of years but hadn’t gotten around to reading it.

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Add the first question. Myra Bruhl is no exception–she is shrill and cowering, constantly mincing in the background and prattling uselessly.

This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat Though Worth’s obvious fake Russian accent got on my nerves slightly nothing personal Irene, I think any deathttap fake accent would irritate me.