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Murder for Two – Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Book: Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair Music: Joe Kinosian Lyrics: Kellen Blair  Director: Luke Sheppard Reviewer: James Garrington The tale of the country-house murder has been around for a long time, and Murder for Two is another incarnation of the concept, but with a few twists along the way. It’s the same basic concept, though, and builds on the sort of thing ...

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Murder for Two – The Watermill Theatre, Bagnor

Murder For Two at The Watermill Newbury

Book, Music and Lyrics: Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair Director: Luke Shepherd Review: David Jobson   This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Watermill Theatre, and to start off this special year the venue is once again delving into a genre that they’ve come to specialise in. The small-scale musical where the cast play both actor and musician. This ...

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Murder for Two – New World Stages, New York

Book: Joe Kinosian &Kellen Blair Music: Joe Kinosian Lyrics: Kellen Blair Director: Scott Schwartz Reviewer: Jamie Rosler Advertised as “zany” and “madcap,” Murder for Two delivers as promised. A musical comedy and murder mystery, starring Brett Ryback as the police officer with dreams of making detective, and Joe Kinosian – the hardest working man on off-Broadway – as everyone else, ...

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CD REVIEW: Murder for Two – Original Cast Recording

Book &Music: Joe Kinosian Book &Lyrics: Kellen Blair Reviewer: Mark Clegg A spooky mansion filled with suspicious characters, a freshly murdered corpse and dogged but flawed detective. The plot of this musical may initially seem to be straight out of either an Agatha Christie novel or a game of Cluedo, but neither of these comparisons last for long once this ...

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