A Tony Award Winning Thriller By Ira Levin

July 26 - August 10

Tickets $34 for Adults, $29 for Seniors, and

$24 for Youth 17 and Under (no booking fee!)

What's it about?

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 former student — a thriller that Sidney recognises immediately as a potential Broadway smash. Sidney invites Clifford to his country home to give him some advice on the play, and take a share of the credit and royalties. But is that his real motive? 

The play is known as one of the biggest Broadway hits. In Deathtrap, Levin has taken murder, deceit, innocent dialogue with hidden sinister meanings, plot reversals, and unexpected turns of events, and twisted them into a delicious, dangerous puzzle.

What you need to know:

  • Tickets are available now by purchasing online, or Gisborne iSite, or at the theatre 45 minutes prior to the show.

  • You can get lots of information about the venue here.

  • There will be one 15-minute interval.

  • This production is rated T for Teen.  The play contains violence and blood.

  • Please note:  Strobe lights will be used in this production. 

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