Downtown Playhouse to Stage “Wait Until Dark”

A thriller is coming to Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas, which will stage “Wait Until Dark” in November. The popular and tense drama opens November 2 and runs through November 30.

Wait Until Dark” centers around Susy Hendrix, a blind Greenwich Village housewife who becomes the target of three con-men.  The criminals are searching for a doll with a hidden treasure, which has come to be in the possession of Susy’s family.

The con-men assume they will soon claim the doll, but they underestimate Susy’s abilities.

Wait Until Dark” is sponsored by Integrity First Bank and Farmers & Merchants Bank, and the production is directed by Kelly Grooms.  It is scheduled for performance November 2, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30.

Tickets are $19.60, including tax, and the cost of admission also covers beverage and dessert.  There is a wide array of hot and cold beverages, and desserts include Vanilla Caramel Creme Pie, Reese’s Creme Pie, Pumpkin Roll Cake and Sugar-Free Jello Pudding Parfait.

To order tickets or for more information, go to thedowntownplayhouse.com or call 870-758-2282.

The Downtown Playhouse is located at 302 North Marr in Pocahontas.

Photo attached: (Left to right) Rod Kruger, Tony Chappelear and Mark Beegle rehearse a tense scene in “Wait Until Dark” at the Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas. Photo by Cyndi Barr.