A casting notice for the production says that the new musical about the "thrill killers who committed the crime of the century in 1924" will begin its run at the York May 16. Directed by Sheryl Kaller, the limited engagement will play through June 26. Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story features book, music and lyrics by Stephen Dolginoff. The musical premiered in 2003 as part of the Fourth Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York City. Eugene Gwozdz will be the musical director for the York's run; casting will be announced shortly.
The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's is located at 619 Lexington Avenue with the entrance at 54th Street. The York, under the artistic direction of James Morgan, is currently presenting LingoLand, a musical revue celebrating the works of librettist, lyricist, playwright, composer and visual artist Kenward Elmslie. Tickets for LingoLand, priced at $55, are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.