2013 SummerWorks Performance Festival: Murderers Confess At Christmastime

Outside The March explores the dark side of the holidays with the world premiere of Jason Chinn's wicked new play

Presented by Outside The March in co-production with The Serial Collective
Written by Jason Chinn
Directed by Simon Bloom

Sinister secrets come out to play in Jason Chinn's Murderers Confess at Christmastime, now on stage at the Lower Ossington Theatre as part of this year's SummerWorks Performance Festival.

The story moves between three different bedroom scenarios just days before Christmas: a newly engaged actress (Amy Keating) is taken hostage by a cross-dressing maniac (Harry Judge); political hopeful David (Aaron Willis) is caught cheating on his drug-addled event planner wife Miranda (Candace Berlinguette) with a slutty young man (Jeff Ho); and a disabled office worker (Tony Nappo) confesses his love to an ambivalent alcoholic co-worker (Nancy McAlear). 

Fast-paced, brutally honest and shockingly funny, Murderers Confess at Christmastime is as unexpected as its title, and definitely not for the faint of heart. Chinn has created six recognizable characters here—not all of them likeable—who ultimately just want to be loved. Director Simon Blooms gets exciting performances out of the committed cast, and manages to balance the humour with the darker moments in the script.

Don't miss this early Christmas present from Outside The March. Murderers Confess at Christmastime runs until August 17. Visit summerworks.ca for more information and to buy tickets.


Show Dates: 
Thu, 2013-08-08 - Sat, 2013-08-17
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