Directed by Bill Seesselberg
Produced by Linda Viel & Lois Steves
Stage Managed by Cynthia Okamoto
Unable to sleep, Elaine Wheeler paces the living room of her Manhattan townhouse, troubled by unsettling memories and vague fears. Her husband tries to comfort her, but when he steps away for a moment Elaine screams as she sees (or believes she sees) the body of a dead man in the window across the way. The police are called, but find nothing except an empty chair. Elaine's terror grows as shortly thereafter she sees still another body---this time a woman's---but by now the police are skeptical and pay no heed to her frantic pleas. Her husband, claiming that Elaine may be on the verge of a breakdown, calls in a lady psychiatrist, who agrees with his suggestion that Elaine should commit herself to a sanitarium for treatment. From this point on, the plot moves quickly and grippingly as those involved---Elaine's old friend and house guest Blanche; the inquisitive and rather sinister man who lives next door; and the nosy German maid Helga---all contribute to the deepening suspense and mystery of the play as it draws towards its riveting and chilling climax.
Dr. Tracey Lake
The Production Staff
Linda Viel & Lois Stevens
Karen DiFabio / Grace Sweeney
Box Office Director
Set Construction Chair
8:00 PM Curtain Time Oct. 15 22, 28, 29, 2022
2:00 pm Curtain Time Oct. 23, 2022
Individual Shows: $25
Night Watch is produced under special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs
WCP is a member of New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT). The New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting local theater around the state. The group's core mission is to celebrate outstanding achievements by artists of all disciplines involved in the performance and production of New Jersey Community Theater.
WCP is a member of The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT). AACT is the national community theatre organization, whose chief goal is to enable community theatres across the country to become the cornerstones of the creative life of their communities -- to provide quality entertainment, intellectual stimulation, challenge and opportunity, to be worthy contributors to an improved quality of life for the communities which they serve.
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