Murder for Two—A Killer Musical

May 12

November 27, 2011

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

book and music by Joe Kinosian
book and lyrics by Kellen Blair
directed by David H. Bell

Infectious new musical could get belly laughs from a corpse

Time Out Chicago

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The Play

A mix of Agatha Christie mystery, old-fashioned musical comedy and modern panache, this whodunit comes with a killer twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all 13 suspects, and they both play the piano! Following the murder of a well-known novelist, Officer Marcus Moscowicz is thrown into a houseful of eccentric and cunning characters—including a wife who is more concerned about stolen ice cream than her murdered husband and a twelve-member boys' choir that happens to be nine members short. A hilarious display of wits and musical showmanship, this madcap musical mystery will tickle the ivories and your funny bone.



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Murder for Two

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The Players

Creative Team

Kellen Blair Creator/Book and Lyrics

Joe Kinosian Book and Music

David H. Bell Director

Roberta Duchak Music Director

Scott Davis Scenic Designer

Jeremy W. Floyd Costume Designer

Jesse Klug Lighting Designer

James Savage Sound Designer


Joe Kinosian The Suspects

Adam Overett Officer Marcus Moscowicz—beginning October 19

Alan Schmuckler Officer Marcus Moscowicz—through October 16

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