• 59°

Tonight: Lee Street theatre presents Ira Levin’s classic thriller Deathtrap

Jan. 23-25 and Jan. 30-Feb.1 at Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St.

This January, experience twists and turns with Lee Street theatre’s upcoming classic thriller, “Deathtrap.” This classic thriller will run on the Lee Street boards January 23 – 25 and Jan 30 – February 1 at 7:30 pm. Tickets may be purchased in advance online at leestreet.org, or by calling the Box Office at 704-310-5507 Monday – Friday between 1-5 p.m.

Ira Levin’s 1978 work, “Deathtrap” has puzzled, charmed, and amused audiences for 22 years with its neverending twists and turns of devilish cleverness and often sudden shocks that hold audiences spellbound until the very last moment! It tells the story of once-successful playwright Sidney Bruhl (played by Rod Oden) who is undergoing writer’s block on a new, successful play — until he receives a package from his former student Clifford Anderson (played by Michael Meres).

Inside is an unproduced script that’s better than anything Sidney has written in years. At the urging of his wife, Myra (played by Beth Bentley) Sidney undertakes a plan to lure Clifford to his country home, murder him and then announce the script as his own work. Along the way we also stumble into the nosey-neighbor, psychic Helga Ten Dorp (played by Lori Van Wallandael) and Sidney’s lawyer and friend Porter Milgrim (played by Shawn Van Wallandael).

The production is directed by Lena Olson, supported by a production team including Ada Valdez, Diane Draper, Ariel Stansell, Dominic Masotti*, and Lucas Barrick. This show also includes CataLST interns Dominic Massoti as Co-Scenic Designer and Kelly Sandoval as the Props Master and Artisan. Lee Street is very proud to continue partnering with Catawba College Theatrical Arts Department with the CataLST Internship Program. This program allows Catawba Theatre Arts students the opportunity to professional develop work and opportunities by working at Lee Street, while Lee Street gets the incredible opportunity and benefit of working with these talented young professionals.

Please note: This show does contain adult language and themes, and it is recommended for audiences 21 and over. Visit leestreet.org or call 704-310-5507 for tickets to “Deathtrap” (and plan to bring your magnifying glass!).

 

About Post Lifestyles

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SalPostLifestyle/ and Twitter @postlifestlyes for more content

email author More by Post

Comments

Education

RSS talks first steps for new federal relief totaling $66 million

China Grove

Locals look back on 50 years at Gary’s Barbecue in China Grove

News

Salisbury Lions Club names Person of the Year, Lion of the Year at 78th annual banquet

Education

Student COVID-19 numbers show first decline since plan A

High School

High school golf: Fowler competes in state tournament

News

Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina

News

House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot

Coronavirus

Rowan County sees death 302 from COVID-19; Health Department to host final mass vaccine clinic

Ask Us

Ask Us: What happened to work on South Fulton Street home?

Crime

Blotter: Woman says she was shot in hand on Lincolnton Road

Crime

Rowan Sheriff’s Office charges Salisbury man with operating illegal gambling business

Crime

Blotter: Rockwell man arrested on felony drug, breaking and entering charges

Local

Rep. Amber Baker discusses legislative session during Rowan Democrats breakfast meeting

Local

Thousands of locals, out-of-towners gather for a groovy time at annual Hippie Fest

News

N.C. Zoo ready for expansion if lawmakers OK funding

Education

RSS budgeting for tens of millions in federal COVID-19 relief funding

East Spencer

‘Back in full swing’ for the spring: East Spencer community gathers for food, fun and fellowship at Spring Fest

Local

Rowan native Lingle among those honored with NC Military Veterans Hall of Fame induction

Business

Former pro baseball player, Tar Heel standout Russ Adams finds new career with Trident Insured

Education

Profoundly gifted: Salisbury boy finishing high school, associates degree at 12

Local

Cheerwine Festival will stick to Main Street, stay away from new park in September

Lifestyle

Celebrating Rowan County’s early cabinetmakers

Education

Service Above Self announces youth challenge winners

Business

Economic Development Commission creates search tool for people seeking Rowan County jobs