Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb story - Tristan Bates 5 Apr
Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb story, book, music and lyrics by Stephen Dolginoff, at the Tristan Bates Theatre, a fringe venue in covent garden, central London, from 5 to 30 April 2011.
Starring George Maguire (Richard Loeb), Jye Frasca (Nathan Leopold)
Directed by Guy Retallack, designed by James Turner, lighting by James Turner, musical direction by David Keefe. Produced by CliMar Productions in association with the Tristan Bates Theatre.
Chamber musical with seventeen numbers, based on the true story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, the so-called 'thrill killers' who commit murder in 1924 in order to commit 'the perfect crime.' The story was the basis, too for Alfred Hichcock’s famous 1948 thriller movie ‘Rope’.