I was 22 years old and I was cast as Cora – who is the mother of two teenagers. Next script on my script shelf:. Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Profile. Arthur Lee Kinsolving Jr. (August 30, 1938 – December 4, 1974), known professionally as Lee Kinsolving, was an American film, theater and television actor.In 1960, Kinsolving was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor at the 18th Golden Globe Awards for his role as Sammy Goldenbaum in the film The Dark at the Top of the Stairs.He lost the award to actor Sal Mineo Presented by Cast Theatrical Company, Rosenberg, Tx. There are no featured audience reviews for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs at this time. Me rehearsing a monologue from the William Inge play The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Eclipse Theatre Company closes its William Inge season with his 1957 play “The Dark at the Top of the Stairs,” Inge’s last Broadway hit, thought to be his most autobiographical work. Audience Reviews for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Well, my two cents.. each of the characters has a secret fear that is revealed in some way during the play. Broadway Star joined:12/1/04. Sammy in "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" Necromancer07707. Broadway Star joined: 12/1/04 Sammy in "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" #0 Posted: 4/4/06 at 11:55pm. I was so miscast. So what is the dark at the top of the stairs? Next play in my little unalphabetized pile of Samuel French plays is The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, by William Inge. The Dark at the Top of the Stairs is a 1957 play by William Inge about family conflicts during the early 1920s in a small Oklahoma town. Then there is the mysterious stranger Sammy who comes to take Reenie to the dance. 1 Character(s) - Dramatic, CONTEMPORARY, SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES, COPYRIGHTED It's set in the '20s .. there's a flapper. There are no featured audience reviews for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs at this time. 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