Murder Ballad 2013

Opened: May 22, 2013
Closing: July 21, 2013

Murder Ballad - 2013 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Union Square Theatre
100 E. 17th Street New York, NY

A love triangle gone wrong, MURDER BALLAD centers on Sara, an Upper West Sider who seems to have it all, but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of her. This sexy, explosive new musical explores the complications of love, the compromises we make, and the betrayals that can ultimately undo us.

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MURDER BALLAD Closes Today at Union Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2013


The Off-Broadway production of Murder Ballad will close today, July 21 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). The show will have played 17 preview performances and 70 regular performances. MURDER BALLAD began previews on Tuesday, May 7 and opened Wednesday, May 22.

MURDER BALLAD to Close July 21 at Union Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2013


The Off-Broadway production of MURDER BALLAD will close on Sunday, July 21 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). On that date, the show will have played 17 preview performances and 70 regular performances. MURDER BALLAD began previews on Tuesday, May 7 and opened Wednesday, May 22.?

MURDER BALLAD Cast Album Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013


Yellow Sound Label's world premiere recording of MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, will be released today, May 28. The album, Produced by Michael Croiter, will be available on Amazon, iTunes, and elsewhere music is sold. For additional information and to pre-order the world premiere cast recording, visit: www.yellowsoundlabel.com

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of MURDER BALLAD on Opening Night; Conlee, Jones, Levy, and Swenson!
by Nicole Rosky - May 25, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, will run through Sunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). Murder Ballad opened last night at the Union Square Theatre, featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the after party and you can check out interviews with the cast below!

Photo Coverage: John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson Celebrate Opening Night of MURDER BALLAD!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, will run through Sunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). Murder Ballad opened last night at the Union Square Theatre, featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party below!

Photo Coverage: MURDER BALLAD Opens at Union Square Theatre With Will Swenson, Caissie Levy and More - Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, will run through Sunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). Murder Ballad opened last night at the Union Square Theatre, featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Caissie Levy, Will Swenson, Rebecca Naomi Jones & John Ellison Conlee in MURDER BALLAD; Opens Tonight!
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, will run through Sunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). Murder Ballad opens tonight, May 22nd, at the Union Square Theatre, featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

MURDER BALLAD Opens Tonight at Union Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, will run through Sunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). Murder Ballad opens tonight, May 22nd, at the Union Square Theatre, featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson.

Photo Flash: First Look at Caissie Levy, Will Swenson, John Ellison Conlee & Rebecca Naomi Jones in MURDER BALLAD!
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, has extendded, with tickets on sale through Sunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). Murder Ballad is now in previews at the Union Square Theatre with an official press opening set for Wednesday, May 22 featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

MURDER BALLAD Extends Through September 29 at Union Square Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, is pleased to announce an extension with tickets on sale throughSunday, September 29 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). MURDER BALLAD is now in previews at the Union Square Theatre with an official press opening set for Wednesday, May 22 featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson.

MURDER BALLAD Begins Tonight at Union Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, begins previews tonight, May 7 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). The limited engagement will open Wednesday, May 22 featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson.

MURDER BALLAD Begins Performances Tomorrow at Union Square Theatre
by Kelsey Denette - May 6, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical which has been nominated for Best Musical by the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Lortel Awards, begins previews tomorrow, May 7 at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street). The limited engagement will open Wednesday, May 22 featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson.

MURDER BALLAD Cast Album Gets 5/28 Release
by Nicole Rosky - April 22, 2013


Yellow Sound Label's world premiere recording of MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, will be released on Tuesday, May 28. The album, Produced by Michael Croiter, will be available on Amazon, iTunes, and elsewhere music is sold. For additional information and to pre-order the world premiere cast recording, visit: www.yellowsoundlabel.com

Breaking News: MURDER BALLAD to Open at Union Square Theatre on 5/22; Caissie Levy to Replace Karen Olivo as 'Sara'
by Nicole Rosky - April 9, 2013


MURDER BALLAD, the new musical that enjoyed an acclaimed, sold-out engagement at Manhattan Theatre Club's The Studio at Stage II, will transfer to the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street) this spring for a strictly limited nine week engagement, featuring three of the critically acclaimed cast members from the MTC run of the musical: John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Will Swenson. They will be joined by Caissie Levy who will play the role of 'Sara.'

Murder Ballad FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Murder Ballad have there been?
Murder Ballad has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2012, Off-Broadway which opened in 2013 and West End which opened in 2016.
What awards has Murder Ballad been nominated for?
Murder Ballad has been nominated for the Distinguished Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical at the Drama League Awards.
What are the songs in Murder Ballad and what's the order?
Murder Ballad
Narrator 1
I Love NY
Narrator 2
Little by Little
Troubled Mind
Promises
Narrator 3
Turning Into Beautiful
Crying Scene Theme
I Love NY - Reprise 1/Narrator 4
Prattle 1/Narrator 5
Coffee's On
Prattle 2
Narrator 6
Sara
Narrator 7
Mouth Tattoo
Narrator 8
Sugar Cubes & Rock Salt
Prattle 3
My Name
The Crying Scene
Coffee's On - Reprise
Built for Longing
Answer Me
You Belong to Me
Narrator 9
Troubled Mind - Reprise
I Love NY - Reprise 2
Prattle 4
I'll Be There
Prattle 5
Little by Little - Reprise
Narrator 10
You Belong to Me - Reprise
Crying Scene - Reprise
Narrator 11
Walk Away/Promises - Reprise
Clubs and Diamonds/Prattle 6
Finale

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