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Edgar Allan Poe Awards

Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Edgar Award Winners

Complete List of All Since Start in 1950

The Edgar Awards, which first were awarded in 1950, are given in a number of different categories. All Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Edgar Award Winners since the award began in 1946 are listed below.

1999 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Voices In The Dark, by John Pielmeiers (Produced in New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1998)

1998 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: A Red Death, stage adaptation by David Barr

1991 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Accomplice by Rupert Holmes

1990 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: City of Angels book by Larry Gelbart, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by David Zippel

1986 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes (New York Shakespeare Festival)

1982 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: A Talent for Murder by Jerome Chodorov and Norman Panama

1981 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Ricochet by Paul Nathan, for his off-Broadway show

1980 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Death Trap by Ira Levin

1971 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer, performed at the Imperial Theatre

1962 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Write Me a Murder by Frederick Knott; A Shot in the Dark by Harry Kurnitz

1955 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

1953 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott

1950 Edgar Award Best Mystery Theater Stage Play Winner

Winner: Detective Story by Sidney Kingsley