Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

York Theatre Company
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The York Theatre Company, in association with Jim Kierstead, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story, a new musical by Stephen Dolginoff based on the infamous 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case. The show is directed by Michael Rupert, with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. Dolginoff plays Nathan Leopold, while Shonn Wiley portrays his partner in crime, Richard Loeb. Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story is a new musical drama that recounts the chilling tale of the legendary duo who committed one of the most infamous and heinous crimes of the 20th Century. Set in 1924 Chicago, it chronicles the events that led childhood friends Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb to forever be remembered as "the thrill killers." The play premiered at the 2003's Midtown International Theatre Festival, produced by Jim Kierstead, to an extended and sold out run. Playing Schedule for final weeks: Friday, August 12th at 8 PM, Saturday, August 13th at 5:00 PM, Saturday, August 20th at 2:30 PM and two performances Sunday, August 21 at 3 PM with a final performance at 7 PM.

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Thrill Me - May 26, 2005

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