Benjamin Walker, Reeve Carney, et al. to Star in AMERICAN PSYCHO Workshop

Benjamin Walker, Reeve Carney, et al. to Star in AMERICAN PSYCHO Workshop

 

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Benjamin Walker and Reeve Carney will both star in an upcoming workshop of Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's new musical version of AMERICAN PSYCHO, which will be taking place this week in New York City.

The project will be directed by Rupert Goold, and additional cast members include: John Behlmann, Christopher Hanke, Bryce Pinkham, Johnny Wright, Phoebe Strole, Libby Winters, Kacie Sheik, Isabel Keating, Sara Chase and  Niia Bertino.

American Psycho is a psychological thriller and satirical novel by Bret Easton Ellis, published in 1991. The story is told in the first person by the protagonist, serial killer and Manhattan businessman Patrick Bateman. The book's graphic violence and sexual content generated a great deal of controversy before and after publication.

A film adaptation starring Christian Bale was released in 2000 to generally favorable reviews.  It also stars Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Justin Theroux, Bill Sage, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon, Willem Dafoe, and Samantha Mathis.  It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on April 14, 2000.

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski

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