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 May 31, June 1-3, 6, 8-10, 2018

Titmus Theatre, Thompson Hall

About the Show

Seemingly comfortably ensconced in his charming Connecticut home, Sidney Bruhl, once a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, struggles to overcome a dry spell resulting in a string of failures and a shortage of funds. When he receives a script from a student in the seminar he has been conducting at a nearby college, a thriller that Sidney recognizes immediately as a potential Broadway hit, a plan is devised —with his wife’s help. DEATHTRAP is a thrill-ride filled with twists and turns and sudden shocks in such abundance you’ll be held spellbound until the very last moment.

“If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try DEATHTRAP.” —Time Magazine

By Ira Levin

Directed by John McIlwee

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.


Alan Hall of review of Deathtrap

Chatham Life & Style review by Dustin K. Britt

Triangle Review, by Pamela Vesper & Kurt Benrud

INDY WEEK Review by Byron Woods

 SHOW WARNING(S):  Gun fire will be heard during this production.

Show Times:
7:30pm Nightly, May 31, June 1, 2, 6, 8, 9
2:00pm, Sunday Matinees:  June 3, 10

Wednesday Community Night:  June 6 — All general public seats $15 (plus applicable fees and tax)

Audio Description & Closed Captioning:   Friday, June 1 — View Captioning here on day of show.
Contact Ticket Central in advance if special assistance is required.

Adult $23; Sr Citizen $21; Fac/Staff $19; Students $15; NCSU $6 — All seating is reserved.


Season and Group Sales (10+)
Call or visit the box office located in Thompson Hall

Individual tickets
Purchase DEATHTRAP tickets online, in person or by phone.

Ticket Central Box Office Hours*
1:00-6:00pm, Monday-Friday
Summer Hours:  1:00-5:00pm, Monday-Friday
beginning April 30

(919) 515-1100

*And one hour before curtain on show dates.

TheatreFest 2018 is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission.