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Music Box Theatre, (2/26/1978 - 1/05/1982)
Biltmore Theatre, (1/07/1982 - 6/13/1982)
First Preview: Feb 21, 1978 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Feb 26, 1978    
Closing Date: Jun 13, 1982 Total Performances: 1793

Category: Play, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The present. Sidney Bruhl's study in the Bruhl home in Westport, Connecticut.
Comments: Marian Seldes performed in every performance for the entire run.

The performance count for Deathtrap is occasionally erroneously reported as 1,809. The production was originally announced to close on June 27th, 1982; it ended up closing June 13th, 1982 after 1,793 performances. Had the production indeed closed June 27th, it would have reached 1,809 performances.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and Select Theatres Corporation
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr. and Roger L. Stevens
Written by Ira Levin
Directed by Robert Moore
Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss
General Manager: Oscar E. Olesen; Company Manager: David Hedges
Production Stage Manager: Philip Cusack; Stage Manager: Lani Sundsten
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Press Assistant: Bruce Lynn; Assistant to Mr. de Liagre: Dorothy Spellman; Assistant to Mr. Stevens: Jean Bankier; Assistant to Robert Moore: George Rondo; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Fred Golden; Photographer: Sy Friedman; Logo Art: Fraver
John Wood
Sidney Bruhl
Victor Garber
Clifford Anderson
Marian Seldes
Myra Bruhl
Marian Winters
Helga ten Dorp
Richard Woods
Porter Milgrim
Standby: Jan Farrand (Helga ten Dorp, Myra Bruhl) and Ernie Townsend (Clifford Anderson)
Tony Award®
1978 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Ira Levin; Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr. and Roger L. Stevens
1978 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Victor Garber
1978 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Marian Seldes
1978 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Robert Moore
Drama Desk Award
1978 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Marc B. Weiss
1978 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by William Ritman