â€œWait Until Darkâ€ 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 Susyâ€™s family.
The con-men assume they will soon claim the doll, but they underestimate Susyâ€™s abilities.
â€œWait Until Darkâ€ 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.
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.