First Look at Benjamin Walker Onstage in Duncan Sheik's American Psycho Musical
Production photos have been released from Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's new American Psycho musical, which is currently in previews at Broadway's Schoenfeld Theatre. The show, which is directed by Rupert Goold (King Charles III), has an opening night set for April 21.
Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) leads the company as Patrick Bateman, a 1980s banker who leads a secret double life as a serial killer. Tony winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) takes on the roles of Patrick Bateman's mother and Mrs. Wolfe, alongside Jennifer Damiano (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark) as Jean, and Heléne Yorke (Bullets Over Broadway) as Evelyn Williams.
Completing the cast are Drew Moerlein as Paul Owen, Krystina Alabado as Vandan, Dave Thomas Brown as David van Patten, Jordan Dean as Luis Carruthers, Anna Eilinsfeld as Victoria, Jason Hite as Sean Bateman, Ericka Hunter as Sabrina, Holly James as Christine, Keith Randolph Smith as Detective Kimball, Alex Michael Stoll as Craig McDermott, and Morgan Weed as Courtney Lawrence. The ensemble includes Sydney Morton, Anthony Sagaria, Neka Zang, Theo Stockman, and Brandon Kalm.
American Psycho is inspired by the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis and had its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre in London in December 2013. The production features choreography by Lynne Page, music direction by Jason Hart, music supervision and vocal arrangements by David Shrubsole, scenic design by Es Devlin, lighting design by Justin Townsend, video design by Tony Award winner Finn Ross, costume design by Katrina Lindsay, and sound design by Dan Moses Schreier.