Production photos of American Psycho A new musical thriller at the Almeida Theatre

American Psycho at the Almeida Theatre

American Psycho at the Almeida Theatre

The Almeida’s new production of American Psycho starring Doctor Who Matt Smith has started its run at the theatre.

This new musical thriller features a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa based on Bret Easton Ellis’s cult novel, with music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik. The show is directed by Rupert Goold, and runs at the Almeida from 3 December 2013 to 25 January 2014.

Matt Smith as the lead character of narcissistic yuppie psychopath Patrick Bateman. Other cast includes Ben Aldridge as Paul Owen, Charlie Anson as Craig McDermott, Jonathan Bailey as Tim Price, Katie Brayben as Courtney Lawrence, Cassandra Compton as Jean, Holly Dale Spencer as Prostitute, Susannah Fielding as Evelyn Williams, Simon Gregor as Detective Kimball, Holly James as Prostitute, Lucie Jones as Female Ensemble, Tom Kay as Sean Bateman, Gillian Kirkpatrick as Patrick’s Mother and Mrs Wolfe, Eugene McCoy as David Van Patten and Hugh Skinner as Luis Carruthers.

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