Recording of Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story to Hit Stores in April

News   Recording of Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story to Hit Stores in April The Off-Broadway cast recording of Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story will hit stores on the OC Records label April 4.
From Left: Stephen Dolginoff and Doug Kreeger in Thrill Me.
From Left: Stephen Dolginoff and Doug Kreeger in Thrill Me. Photo by James Morgan

The recording, which features book, music and lyrics by Stephen Dolginoff, is currently available for purchase on-line exclusively at www.thrillmethemusical.com. Thrill Me, about thrill killers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, began previews at the York Theatre Company in May 2005 and was extended three times, finally ending its run Aug. 21, 2005. The new recording features Doug Kreeger as Richard Loeb and composer Dolginoff as Nathan Leopold.

The musical drama, according to production notes, "recounts the chilling tale of the legendary duo who committed one of the most infamous and heinous crimes of the 20th century. Set in 1924 Chicago, it chronicles the events that led childhood friends Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb to forever be remembered as 'the thrill killers.'"

The complete track listing for Thrill Me follows:
Prelude
"Why"
"Everybody Wants Richard"
"Nothing Like a Fire"
"A Written Contract"
"Thrill Me"
"The Plan"
"Way Too Far"
"Roadster"
"Superior"
"Ransom Note"
"My Glasses"/"Just Lay Low"
"I'm Trying To Think"
"Keep Your Deal With Me"
"Afraid"
"Life Plus 99 Years"/Finale"
Bows

In 2006-2007, Thrill Me will see stagings in Dallas, TX; Buffalo, NY; Sydney, Australia; St. Petersburg, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Seattle, WA; Richmond, VA; and Seoul, South Korea. Visit www.thrillmethemusical.com for more details.