By Ira Levin

Two-thirds thriller and one-third devilishly clever comedy...Suspend your disbelief and be delighted. Scream a little. It's good for you.” —Cue Magazine
"If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try DEATHTRAP." —TIME Magazine

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MARCH 28 TO APRIL 12, 2014
7:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday Evenings
8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday Evenings
2:00 p.m. Saturday Matinees

Cast Bios

All are members of Actors’ Equity Association.

BockhornCRAIG BOCKHORN (Porter Milgrim) Mr. Bockhorn has been seen at PTC in: O Pioneers, A Tale of Two Cities, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Front Page, Art,The Cripple of Inishmaan, Dinner with Friends, Cyrano de Bergerac, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Our Town and both productions of Laughing Stock. Broadway credits include: On Golden Pond(also the Kennedy Center and National Tour), The Lonesome West and Prelude to a Kiss. Also in New York Mr. Bockhorn has appeared in: King Lear, The Seagull, Kit Marlowe (Public Theatre), The Hope Zone,The Truth-Teller, (Circle Rep.) Film and television credits include: Boardwalk Empire, The Michael J. Fox Show, all the Law & Orders, Ed, The Big Year,TransAmerica and As the World Turns.
MellenKYMBERLY MELLEN (Helga Ten Dorp) is thrilled to be returning to Pioneer Theatre Company followingLaughing Stock and Emma. Local performance credits include Utah Shakespeare Festival (Les Misérables, Hamlet, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothingand Macbeth). Regional Theatre: Writers’ Theatre, Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, Court Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Northlight Theatre and Milwaukee Rep. Film credits include: The Unborn, Pretty Darn Funny, Colorless Green andJoseph: Prophet of the Restoration. Kymberly currently heads the Drama Academy at Pioneer Charter HS for the Performing Arts in American Fork while freelance directing, acting and teaching. She received her BFA from BYU and her MFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University. AEA, SAG-AFTRA. Love to all the Mellenheads.
NorikDEVIN NORIK (Clifford Anderson) Off-Broadway: Unnatural Acts (Classic Stage Company; Rosemarie Tichler Award) and Unplugged In (Theatre Row). Regional: Loot (Westport Country Playhouse), A Most Dangerous WomanLion in Winter (Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey); Two Gentleman of Verona, and A Christmas Carol (Geva Theatre). Film: The Professor starring Betsy Brandt, The Trouble with Cali directed by Paul Sorvino, The Lipstick Stain, Surviving Family and Roger, the Chicken. Television: I Just Want My Pants Back (MTV). MFA: New York University Graduate Acting Program.
ScottGGAYTON SCOTT (Myra Bruhl) Pioneer Theatre debut. Broadway: Gypsy starring Bernadette Peters and directed by Sam Mendes; The Women starring Cynthia Nixon, Present Laughter starring Frank Langella. Off-Broadway: Bunty Berman Presents . . . and Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh, both at The New Group directed by Scott Elliott; Indiscretions at the Phoenix Theatre, directed by Jonathan Silverstein; and White Chocolate at The Culture Project, directed by David Schweizer. Other New York credits include Theatre Lab, WET, Packawallop (at the Fringe), Here, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Prospect Theater among others. Regional theaters include Triad Stage, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Baltimore Center Stage, Barrington Stage, Long Wharf and Williamstown, among others. Film/TV: P.S. I Love You, Forbidden Love, Law & Order: CI, Guiding Light, As the World Turns and Great Performances on PBS. Gayton studied acting with William Esper.
SesmaTHOM SESMA (Sidney Bruhl) is currently nominated for the 2014 Helen Hayes Award for his performance as The Engineer in Eric Schaeffer’s new and re-imagined production of Miss Saigon at the Signature Theatre in DC. Other theatre credits include leading roles on Broadway and on tour in The Times They Are A-Changin’, The Lion King, Search and Destroy,Titanic, Chu Chem. Off-Broadway credits include NSYF/Public Theatre, the Roundabout, Second Stage, The Drama Department, The Mint, NAATCO, Epic Theatre and, most recently, playing a harried travel agent and 17 insane clients in the hit comedy Craving for Travel at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Playwrights Horizon. Numerous regional credits include many plays, musicals and classical theatre at The Old Globe, Yale Rep, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse, The McCarter, Two River Theatre Co., Arena Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, many more. Some TV and film credits: The Good Wife,Single Ladies, Third Watch, Law & Order, Canterbury’s Law, Over/Under, Lay the Favorite, Building Girl, and getting shot point-blank in the head in Person of Interest. Most anticipated upcoming credit: First wedding anniversary with Penelope Daulton on April 20. Proud member AEA, SAG-AFTRA and SDC. Colossians 3:12-17

This production is sponsored by:

Marriner S. Eccles Foundation

Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation