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Wait Until Dark - Directed by Carlos Lehmann
Shines a light on the
power of darkness

Wait Until Dark

A thriller by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffery Hatcher

Directed by Carlos Lehmann

Season: Sept 9 to 30, 8pm
Matinees: Sept 10 & 17, 2pm


In this adaptation of the 1966 classic, Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is terrorised by a trio of men in her apartment in Greenwich Village in 1944. As the climax builds, Susan discovers her blindness might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this thriller’s chilling conclusion.

By arrangement with Music Theatre International Australasia Pty Ltd, on behalf of Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 

Starring: Cameron Smith (Harry Roat), Julia Kellett (Susan Hendrix), Bruno Batistela (Mike Talman), Karl Fleet (Carlino), Grae Minors (Sam Hendrix), and Nicole Johnson (Gloria).

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Assistant to the Director: Laurie Mills 
Production Co-ordinator: Lyneil Gray 
Stage Manager: Trevor Hynes   
Asst Stage Manager: Bruce Wighton 
Set Design: John and David Pitman 
Wardrobe: Kristine Balingit  
Sound Design: Dylan Day 
Lighting Design and Rigging: Nicole Ashley 
Set Foreman: David Gifford 
Technical Operators: Tony Simmons, Orlando Meadows, Bailey Livingstone 
Prompt: Hannah St. Clair
Set Decoration: Nicole Harvey, Laurie Mills
Props:  Nicole Harvey

Single Ticket Prices

Adult: $32
Concessions: for seniors aged 65+: $29 (with proof of concession)
Equity New Zealand members: $29 (with membership ID)
Groups of 10+: $28
Members: $28
Students (with ID): $18
Playwright's Passport (available to Playmarket’s playwright clients): free available ticket from the box office on the day or night of the performance (with membership card and photo ID) 



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