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Wait Until Dark

by Frederick Knott

October 28, 29, 30, November 5, 6, 1982

Plank Road School

A sinister con man, Roat, and two ex-convicts, Mike and Carlino, are about to meet their match. They have traced the location of a mysterious doll, which they are much interested in, to the Greenwich Village apartment of Sam Hendrix and his blind wife, Susy. Sam had apparently been persuaded by a strange woman to transport the doll across the Canadian border, not knowing that sewn inside were several grams of heroin. When the woman is murdered the situation becomes more urgent. The con man and his ex-convicts, through a cleverly constructed deception, convince Susy that the police have implicated Sam in the woman's murder, and the doll, which she believes is the key to his innocence, is evidence. She refuses to reveal its location, and with the help of a young neighbor, figures out she is the victim of a bizarre charade. But when Roat kills his associates, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues between the two. Susy knows the only way to play fair is by her rules, so when darkness falls she turns off all the lights leaving both of them to maneuver in the dark until the game ends.. .



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Production Staff


Jim Gilliamsen


Thomas New II

Stage Manager

Margaret Banister

Technical Director

Don Horaitis

Set Designer

Sue Ganz

Lighting Designer

Bob Kafka

Prop Crew

Eileen Bunda

Ann Marie Cheney

Patricia Frederichs

Joan Gilliamsen

Phyllis Gregg

Byrl Hoelke

Donna Kay Kohls

Mary Schaefer

Assistant Stage Manager

Joan Williamsen


Lighting Crew

Mark Horaitis

Gary Muth

Chris Otto

Set Construction

Chris Branovan

Jane Gross

OLarry Keslin

Gene Quimby

Mary Schaefer

Hair Stylist

Joanne New II


Marian Hahn

House Manager

David Handrich

Rosie Kijak

Rosie Peterson

Evvie Smith

Victor White


Bob Kafka


Victor White



Mike Talman

Tom Kohls


Sergeant Carlino

Mark Nadolski


Harry Roat

Vincent Feleccia


Susy Hendrix

Mary Guy


Sam Hendrix

Ernest Moncrief



Angela Miller



James Fabixch


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