The show revolves around the story of a popular romance novelist who is rescued from a car crash by one of his fans, Annie Wilkes. Annie then proceeds to take the injured novelist to her home where she plans to hold him captive. Upon finding out that the novelist has killed off her favorite character in his upcoming novel, Annie is infuriated and forces him to change the manuscript and write a new novel. Did you know that such hate isn’t all just in movies and plays? Even in real life, many authors have received death threats from their fans upon killing off important characters in novels or books. In fact, Arthur Conan Doyle is among the few popular authors who experienced such a situation when he killed a main character in his popular book, Detective Sherlock Holmes. The stage play is full of suspense and is bound to keep audiences at the edge of their seats. Misery has suspense and is a story about hate and obsession.
Cast and production credits
The star studded cast includes the Hollywood legend, Brice Willis, and Laurie Metcalf. Both are seasoned actors who have built repute with their amazing acting skills and thriller films. The show is directed by William Goldman and Will Frears. On the other hand, costumes have been designed by Ann Roth and lights by David Weiner. The set has been perfectly designed to fit the storyline. Audiences can look forward to suspense-filled theater where every element is synchronized to create a heavy, chilly, and tense atmosphere.
Misery has gathered appreciation from all corners of the industry. While many still think the movie did better justice to the original novel, the show has also done spectacularly well when it comes to Broadway. The show has succeeded in creating a creepy and thrilling environment where audience members can feel the density of the storyline and watch their favorite actors perform live.
If you enjoy horror and thrill, this show may be the best show you watch this season. Take out your friends and family for a thrilling treat this Christmas. Get your Misery tickets now before they sell out. Please remember that the show is not appropriate for children younger than the age of 13.