Texas-Set Thriller Phantom Killer Begins Off-Broadway Jan. 22

News   Texas-Set Thriller Phantom Killer Begins Off-Broadway Jan. 22
 
Jan Buttram's mysterious three-person drama Phantom Killer begins previews Off-Broadway Jan. 22 at the Abingdon Theatre Company.
Phantom Killer stars Jon McCormick and Wrenn Schmidt
Phantom Killer stars Jon McCormick and Wrenn Schmidt Photo by Kim T. Sharp

Abingdon artistic director Buttram penned the thriller that is directed by Jules Ochoa. Phantom Killer officially opens Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 14 in the Dorothy Streslin Theatre. The cast features Wrenn Schmidt, Denny Bess and Jon McCormick. The premiere has set design by David B. Ogle, costume design by Kimberly Matela, lighting design by Travis McHale and sound design by David Margolin Lawson.

According to press notes, "On a scorching hot Texas night in 1946, Luke parks on a deserted country road with his new wife Jessie. A Texas Ranger searches the same road, hunting a serial killer."

Buttram's plays include Texas Homos; Glory Girls; The President And Her Mistress; Zona, The Ghost Of Greenbrier; Private Battles; and The Parker Family Circus.

For tickets visit AbingdonTheatre.

The Abingdon Theatre Company's Dorothy Streslin Theatre is located at 312 West 36th Street in Manhattan.

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