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Death Trap Production @ South Arkansas Arts Center
November 6, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm$5 – $20
The Story: Seemingly comfortably ensconced in his charming Connecticut home, Sidney Bruhl, a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, is struggling to overcome a “dry” spell which has resulted in a string 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 potential Broadway hit. His wife, Myra, suggests the two men could collaborate, an idea which the younger man quickly accepts. When Clifford arrives later that evening, no one—not even Helga, the visiting psychic—could predict where the dark events of the night will go. Suspense mounts steadily as the plot begins to twist and turn with devilish cleverness, and with such an abundance of thrills and laughter, that audiences will be held enthralled until the final, startling moments of the play.