Victor Dupuis directs this theatrically charged musical comedy thriller about a publicity crazed actor turned killer and the endearing detective who pursues him while balancing the attentions of a beautiful socialite and a meddling mother. Based on the best-selling novel that became a renowned movie. Stratton is pleased to be presenting the area premiere of this brand new musical.
The Players are pleased to be able to offer the area premiere of this show, which opened at Lyric Stage last season, and adapts the William Goldman novel* into a 4-person cast – with one woman playing the victims and the policeman’s mother! Bill Asher is the musical director.
Other members of the production crew include: Marilyn Wales, stage manager; Barry Lew, lighting design; Irene Lantry, costumes; Pam Sontag, program; Betsey Blake, publicity; Norm Gallagher and Janet Cragin, tickets; Jeff Van Amburgh, hospitality, and Hal Smith, Amy Newberg and Margie Gabrielli helping on sets.
*William Goldman is a noted author and screenwriter, whose work includes The Season, moviesButch Cassidy ... and Maverick, adaptated for the screen All the President’s Men, and Misery, and adapted his own books Soldier in the Rain, Magic and The Princess Bride.