In a gothic residental hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side, spoiled, petulant Judy, jealous of her father's new wife, conspires with some equally decadent playmates to kidnap her stepmother's daughter and, as their plan spirals out of control, kill the girl.
"A tingling, tantalizing bone buckler." - New York Journal American "Want a good scare?...gooseflesh entertainment with a novel and contemporary twist." - New York Herald Tribune
The Playroom was first presented at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York on December 5, 1965. It was directed by Joseph Anthony.