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Photo credit: Laura Osnes in the American production of A Killer Party (Photo courtesy of A Killer Party)

‘A Killer Party’ musical to receive British premiere as on-demand series

The virtual production was available in the United States last year.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

UPDATE: A Killer Party will now be available to watch from 18 October - 28 November.

Following the American premiere of A Killer Party, created in direct responses to the forced closure of theatres, the murder-mystery musical will now receive its British premiere. A Killer Party will be released as a series of nine episodes.

A Killer Party follows Varthur McArthur, a West End actor and artistic director working with his cast. He's trying to host a successful read-through for his newest murder mystery, but ends up with Detective Justine Case investigating a fatal case.

Originally premiering in the US, A Killer Party has been adapted for British audiences. A Killer Party is written by Rachel Axler, with music by Jason Howard, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and direction by Nathan Tysen.

Casting for A Killer Party includes Jason Manford as Varthur McArthur, previously in Curtains at Wyndham's Theatre and Come From Away's Rachel Tucker as Joan McArthur. Oscar Conlon-Morrey plays Shea Crescendo, with Debbie Kurup as Vivika Orsonwelles, Cedric Neal as George Murderer, Amara Okareke as Lily Wright, Lucas Rush as Clarke Staples, Emma Salvo as Justine Case, Ashley Samuels as Cameron Mitchelljohn and Harriet Thorpe as Detective Case. Ben Forster completes the A Killer Party cast.

Photo credit: Laura Osnes in the American production of A Killer Party (Photo courtesy of A Killer Party)

Article Update: 18 October 2021

 

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