Wait Until Dark (Thriller) (2017)
Season:
2017-2018
Genre:
Current Season, Thriller
Open date:
2017
Author:
Frederick Knott
Director:
MJ Renzi
President:
Charlie Misovye
Synopsis

 

Frederick Knott’s thriller is the story of Susy Hendrix, a recently blinded housewife who unwittingly possesses a doll filled with illicit drugs. Harry Roat, a brutal and sophisticated criminal, coerces two small-time thugs into helping him con Susy into giving up the doll. A battle of wits ensues as Susy and the young girl upstairs launch a counterplot against the thieves. The drama plays on the themes of darkness and light as Susy navigates through her world, and ultimately defends herself through her sightless world.

Show Dates

Performance Date First Show Second Show
9/22/2017 7:30PM One show only
9/23/2017 7:30PM One show only
9/24/2017 2:00PM One show only
9/28/2017 7:30PM One show only
9/29/2017 7:30PM One show only
9/30/2017 7:30PM One show only
10/1/2017 2:00PM One show only

Ticket Prices

Adults: $21.00

Seniors (Age: 65+): $20.00

Students (with Student ID): $15.00

Groups (25+): $15.00

 

Location

Address: 330 W. 202 Street, Chicago Heights

Phone: 708-755-3444

 

Audition Info

Monday – July 31, 2017 – 7:30-10:00pm

Tuesday – August 1, 2017 – 7:30-10:00pm

Please be prepared to read from the script.

Please bring a photo of yourself that we may keep.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a community theatre, non-equity and non-pay production.

QUESTIONS:  mjrenzi@dramagroup.org

 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Susy Hendrix (28-35) – Recently blinded in an accident, is still learning how to function without sight. A vivacious young woman, with a very strong will.

 

Harry Roat (30-50) – A true sociopath with a sadistic streak, a ruthless criminal who masterminds the plot against Susy. He coerces the other two men.

 

Seargeant Carlino (35-55) – A small-time grifter. He is a coarse uneducated man who isn’t bothered by much of a conscience.

 

Mike Talman (35-50)– At one time Mike was decent human being but life threw some bad things his way. He is rootless and alone in the world and has some bad habits, gambling being one of them.

 

Sam Hendrix (35-45) – A tough ex-marine and a man who has lifted himself up by his own bootstraps. A practical man, intelligent but not an intellectual.

 

Gloria (9-12) – Spirited young girl at that awkward age. She is a bright child and has a good heart but can be very petty and has her tantrums.

 

Two policemen (25-55)

 

Cast List
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