Tickets are now on sale for the UK premiere for the musical which will be streamed in episodes on Stream.Theatre from the 26th April.
Casting has now been announced for the upcoming UK premiere of the musical which will be released as a series of nine episodes which will now be released from the 26th April until the 23rd May.
The cast is set to include: Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Only Fools and Horses, Nativity The Musical) as
Shea Crescendo, Debbie Kurup (The Prince of Egypt, Sweet Charity) as Vivika Orsonwelles,
renowned comedian, actor and presenter Jason Manford (Curtains, Sweeney Todd, The
Producers) as Varthur McArthur, Cedric Neal (The Voice, Motown The Musical) as George
Murderer, Amara Okareke (Les Misérables, The Boyfriend) as Lily Wright, Lucas Rush (The
Merry Wives of Windsor, Les Misérables) as Clarke Staples, Emma Salvo (Come From Away,
The Toxic Avenger) as Justine Case, Ashley Samuels (Motown The Musical, The Book of
Mormon) as Cameron Mitchelljohn, Harriet Thorpe (Wicked, Les Misérables) as Detective
Case and Rachel Tucker (Come From Away, Songs From a New World) as Joan McArthur.
A Killer Party is a brand new musical murder mystery that features a book by four time Emmy Award winner Rachel Axler and Kait Kerrigan, with music by Jason Howland and lyrics by Nathan Tysen. This UK premiere is directed by Benji Sperring and produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Tanisha Spring for Blue Mahoe Productions and Ilai szpiezak.
The musical was first seen in America last year where it was written and developed in response to the closure of theatres. Filmed entirely in each artist’s home, viewers are invited to experience the joy of theatre in an entirely new
When Varthur McArthur, failed West End actor and current artistic director of Blackpool’s smallest regional theatre, calls a read-through for his latest murder mystery play, the cast of local actors arrive at the party with anything but theatre on their minds. But when Varthur ends up face down in his soup (a gluten-free cheese bisque), it’s up to Traffic-Police-Officer-turned- Detective Justine Case to piece together what happened. If only the ensemble of suspects would stop singing…
The show is also set to feature musical supervision by Nick Barstow, designs by Zahra Mansouri and cinematography by Click Boom Studios.