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Are You Afraid of the Dark? County Players "Wait Until Dark" Runs Through Nov. 18

County Players continues their 60th Anniversary Season with the classic thriller Wait Until Dark, which runs through Saturday, November 18 at 8 pm.

Are you afraid of the dark? Wait Until Dark is one of those rare experiences in the theatre, a true thriller that has the potential to make you jump out of your seat. Written for the Broadway stage in 1966 by Dial “M” for Murder scribe Frederick Knott and turned into a film starring Audrey Hepburn in 1967, Wait Until Dark still has the power to horrify us. Woven with secret identities, a seedy drug smuggling ring, murder, and the cruel cat-and-mouse game between a blind woman and the trio of criminals who stalk her, this play possesses a white-knuckle suspense. Wait Until Dark is a slow burn that builds in menace until the gripping climactic confrontation between its protagonist Susy Hendrix and the terrifying Roat. We apologize in advance for the increase in your electric bills when you refuse to turn off your lights after seeing it!

(Photo: Harold Bonaquist) Left to Right: Jeffery Battersby, Robert McCarthy, Janet E. Nurre. 
 

Director Anna Marie Paolercio says, "I'm so grateful to be directing during our special 60th anniversary season. This show is so intense on so many different levels. Because of the performances by this amazing cast and the work being done by our top-notch production crew, I'm confident it will be a thriller to remember!" 

The cast includes Jeffery Battersby, Joshua Luongo, Robert McCarthy, Kaitlyn McDonough, Janet E. Nurre, Gary Sauer, Peter Tomczak, and Eero Vaitkus.

WAIT UNTIL DARK is sponsored by Signal Graphics. County Players 60th Anniversary Season is sponsored by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union.

Weekend performances are November 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18 at 8 pm, with a matinee on Sunday, November 12 at 2 pm. Tickets are $20 and $15 for seniors/children under 12. Call the Box Office at 845-298-1491 for reservations or order your tickets online at www.countyplayers.org. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted. County Players Falls Theatre is located at 2681 W. Main, Wappingers Falls, 12590.

Accessibility:  County Players is currently not wheelchair accessible. There is no staff to assist with a lift. There is a short flight of stairs from the street into the lobby and two small flights of stairs from the lobby into the theatre.

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