The Ira Levin play revolves around an English playwright and novelist Sidney Bruhl (Beale), who lives in Connecticut with his American wife. He befriends a young writer Clifford (Groff) who has written a new stage thriller, which Bruhl intends to pass off as his own.
Deathtrap will begin previews Aug. 20 at the Noel Coward Theater with an official opening on Sept. 7.
Here is an early promo shot for the show, featuring the two male leads:
photo by Hugo Glendinning