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Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story – Old Joint Stock theatre, Birmingham

Book, Music and Lyrics: Stephen Dolginoff Director: Adam Lacey Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Chicago, May 1924. Two ferociously intelligent friends, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, commit what is then dubbed the Crime of the Century when they kidnap and kill the 14-year-old son of a wealthy citizen. When they are captured, they admit that they are driven by the thrill of killing: they ...

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The Marriage of Kim K – Arcola Theatre, London

Lyrics: Leoe Mercer Music and Director: Stephen Hyde Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Musically and creatively ambitious, there’s some fine, brilliant moments shining through here but it’s a little too jumbled to be a classic. Based on the televisual habits of Stephen and Amelia (played by real life couple Stephen Hyde and Amelia Gabriel), the musical flits through scenes from Kim Kardashian’s ...

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Ordinary Days – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

The cast of Ordinary Days: Lisa MacGregor, Duncan Burt, James Edge, Alicia Barban

Music and Lyrics: Adam Gwon Director: Karl Steele Reviewer:  Selwyn Knight Claire and Jason are a couple trying to work out how to live together but pulling in different directions. Jason is intoxicated with his love for her; she is inexplicably more resistant. Deb has drifted into graduate school and - horror of horrors - has somehow lost her notes ...

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