Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

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Chicago, 1924. Richard Loeb is obsessed with crime. Nathan Leopold is obsessed with Richard. They sign a contract in blood to satisfy each other's needs and embark on an intense sexual relationship powered by the thrill of committing crime.
Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

Bart Lambert as Nathan (left) and Jack Reitman as Richard - photo by Lhphotoshots


Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Hope Theatre
Started: Tuesday 2 April 2019
Closed: Saturday 20 April 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 18+

Background


From award winning writer Stephen Dolginoff and award winning director Matthew Parker comes THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY; a true crime musical that has enjoyed success all over the world.


In the intimate confines of The Hope Theatre, two actors will entice and chill you with an evening of masochism, music and murder.


Based on a true story.


THRILL ME is the 9th in-house production from The Hope Theatre's award winning team.


It follows previous, Offie award nominated shows THE LESSON and BRIMSTONE & TREACLE and the award winning LOVESONG OF THE ELECTRIC BEAR.


Synopsis


Relationships can be murder!


Chicago, 1924.


Richard Loeb is obsessed with crime.


Nathan Leopold is obsessed with Richard.


They sign a contract in blood to satisfy each other's needs and embark on an intense sexual relationship powered by the thrill of committing crime.


But Richard soon tires of arson, theft and petty vandalism.


Under the delusion that he is an Ubermensch and above morality and law, he ropes Nathan into committing the perfect murder for the ultimate turn-on.


They become the Thrill Killers.


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Theatre


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207 Upper Street
Islington
London N1 1RL

Box office tel: 0333 666 3366

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 2 April 2019

Closes:Saturday 20 April 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£15

Concessions:
£12

Cast


Nathan Leopold - Bart Lambert

Richard Loeb - Jack Reitman

Voice recordings - Dewi Hughes, Bryan Pilkington


Creatives


Author: Stephen Dolginoff
Composer: Stephen Dolginoff
Lyricist: Stephen Dolginoff
Director: Matthew Parker
Designer: Rachael Ryan
Musical direction: Tim Shaw
Lighting: Chris McDonnell
Sound: Simon Arrowsmith

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