Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

Arcola

Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story

29 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017

£22.00 - £22.00

Pro reviewers rating
1 reviews

4.0 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
1 reviews

2.0 out of 5.0

Chicago, 1924. Two wealthy college kids. One obsessed with crime, the other love. A contract signed in blood. They believed that they'd committed the perfect murder - but had they?

Stephen Dolginoff’s chamber musical examines the relationship between Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, both of whom appeared wealthy, normal and intelligent, training to become lawyers with comfortable lives ahead of them.

Through a series of flashbacks we are taken on the young men’s journeys, one obsessed by the philosophy of Nietzsche to the point where he believed he was a ‘Superman’ above the law, the other a loner and willing accomplice in return for time, attention and conditional love.

Back in London for a post-Edinburgh run as part of Grimeborn

Ages  15+

 

To follow the work of anyone in this show, click a name and select Follow. Any new work will show up in your personalised Feed and Notifications.

“A deeply but deliberately uncomfortable musical is superbly staged and sung. ”

Mark Shenton (The Stage, London Theatre, Express)

Reviews (0)    

You might also like

Chicago
Closing soon
3.4

Chicago

26 Mar 2018 - 06 Oct 2018
0
Bat Out Of Hell
3.9

Bat Out Of Hell

02 Apr 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
0
Tina
3.7

Tina

21 Mar 2018 - 09 Feb 2019
0
The Lion King
Closing soon
4.1

The Lion King

19 Oct 1999 - 30 Sep 2018
1
Young Frankenstein
Closing soon
3.9

Young Frankenstein

28 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2018
0
Thriller Live
3.5

Thriller Live

08 Jan 2009 - 30 Dec 2018
0