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1308 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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Murder For Two

Closed June 4, 2017

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Why See Murder For Two?

A musical murder mystery to die for

A tongue-in-cheek homage to the murder mystery as espoused by the works of Agatha Christie combined with a snappy old-school Broadway score, with a dash of famed comedy The 39 Steps. Co-produced with Seattle's ACT, this ribald two-hander features a clever use of sound effects, lighting, audience participation, pantomime and stage props to mimic a large scale production, but without losing intimacy and subversiveness.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

First staged off-Broadway in 2013 to critical acclaim, Murder For Two stars only two actors throughout the whole. A jaded police officer Marcus Moscowicz hopes to gain his detective stripes by solving the murder of a famous crime novelist at a star-studded birthday party at his mansion. However, he must contend with no less than 13 suspects - all played by one actor! Doctors, ballerinas...no suspect is off-limits, and both you, the audience and Moscowicz must guess WHODUNNIT, despite the outlandish claims and alibis, set to a series of comical songs! This is one musical mystery masterpiece that's never been seen before....

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Dates

Opening night: 25 March 2017

Audience

Suitable for ages 12+

Run time

90 minutes without intermission

And before you stop reading

Please note that the image used is taken from the original off-Broadway production, and does not illustrate the cast for the Seattle production

Cast and Creative

Creative

Book by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair
Lyrics by Kellen Blair
Music by Joe Kinosian

What you thought

1 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)

4.0 star rating

Rachel Santini: “great fun”

Not sure what to expect, this was a great deal of fun. Very fast paced,... more

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