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Murder For Two Confirms Closing Date Off-Broadway

Murder For Two Confirms Closing Date Off-Broadway

The off-Broadway musical murder mystery Murder For Two will play its final performance at New World Stages on June 29. The tuner, starring Brett Ryback and Jeff Blumenkrantz, had previously been scheduled to run through July 6.

Featuring a book by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, music by Kinosian and lyrics by Blair, Murder For Two combines classic musical comedy ...

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He’s Ba-ack! Original Star Jeff Blumenkrantz Returns to Off-Broadway’s Murder For Two

He’s Ba-ack! Original Star Jeff Blumenkrantz Returns to Off-Broadway’s Murder For Two

After appearing in the New York Philharmonic’s Sweeney Todd concert, original Murder For Two cast member Jeff Blumenkrantz has returned to the scene of the crime—New World Stages, that is—to play all of the suspects in the hit off-Broadway musical comedy on March 17. He succeeds composer Joe Kinosian, who took over the role during Blumenkrantz’s hiatus.

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Still Wondering Whodunit! Mystery Musical Comedy Murder For Two Extends at New World Stages

Still Wondering Whodunit! Mystery Musical Comedy Murder For Two Extends at New World Stages

The case hasn't been cracked, so get a clue and get your butt over to New World Stages! The zany musical comedy Murder For Two has been extended at the off-Broadway theater. Initially scheduled to play through March 16, the dangerously funny musical is now slated to run through July 6. Directed by Scott Schwartz, Murder For Two stars Jeff ...

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Exclusive! Preview Tracks From the Murder For Two Album & Liner Notes By Wicked’s Stephen Schwartz

Exclusive! Preview Tracks From the Murder For Two Album & Liner Notes By Wicked’s Stephen Schwartz

The zany Murder For Two cast album will be released digitally January 14 before hitting store shelves in February, and Broadway.com has an exclusive sneak peek of two killer tracks from the new recording! Featuring music by Joe Kinosian, lyrics by Kellen Blair and direction by Scott Schwartz, the off-Broadway double-hander stars Brett Ryback as an aspiring detective who gets ...

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Brett Ryback on His Murder For Two 'Telepathy' & Wine-Drinking Evenings With BFF Lesli Margherita

Brett Ryback on His Murder For Two 'Telepathy' & Wine-Drinking Evenings With BFF Lesli Margherita

Age & Hometown: 29; Muskego, WI

Current Role: A piano-playing, mile-a-minute off-Broadway debut as Marcus Moskowitz, a wannabe detective who interviews a house of kooky suspects to solve a crime that could make or break his career in Murder For Two.

Small World: Growing up surrounded by “dairy farms and fields,” Ryback jokes that his rural hometown—which didn’t even ...

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The Usual Suspect! Composer Joe Kinosian Joins the Cast of Murder for Two Off-Broadway

The Usual Suspect! Composer Joe Kinosian Joins the Cast of Murder for Two Off-Broadway

Whodunit? Murder For Two composer Joe Kinosian will reprise his performance as 'The Suspects' in the show beginning January 20, 2014. Kinosian takes over the role for Jeff Blumenkrantz, who will play his last performance as 'The Suspects' on January 19. Murder For Two is set to close its limited engagement at off-Broadway's New World Stages’ Stage 5 on March ...

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Gotcha! Murder For Two to Release Original Cast Recording

Gotcha! Murder For Two to Release Original Cast Recording

Murder For Two is killing audiences off-Broadway at New World Stages and now the whodunit musical comedy, starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback will be immortalized in a cast recording. Ghostlight Records will release the album digitally on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 and the CD will hit stores February 11.

Directed by Scott Schwartz, Murder For Two features a book ...

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Play a Killer Mystery Trivia Game with Murder For Two’s Jeff Blumenkrantz & Brett Ryback

Play a Killer Mystery Trivia Game with Murder For Two’s Jeff Blumenkrantz & Brett Ryback

Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback play homage to Agatha Christie, Clue and more in the musical comedy Murder For Two—how much do they really know about murder mysteries? Broadway.com went to New World Stages to test their killer instincts.

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Step Inside the Dangerously Fun Opening Night of Murder For Two

Step Inside the Dangerously Fun Opening Night of Murder For Two
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Murder For Two stars Brett Ryback and Jeff Blumenkrantz had a killer evening (uh, literally) on November 6, when the duo celebrated the off-Broadway murder mystery musical’s official opening night at New World Stages. Directed by Scott Schwartz, the show was so popular during its run at Second Stage Uptown this summer, it's back for another round of madcap madness ...

Murder Mystery Madness! Wacky Two-Hander Murder For Two Opens at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages

Murder Mystery Madness! Wacky Two-Hander Murder For Two Opens at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages

What do you get when you combine a mysterious murder mystery with a dash of classic musical theater? Murder For Two, a zany new musical comedy opening November 6 at off-Broadway’s New World Stages. Directed by Scott Schwartz, the production stars Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback. The production will play a limited engagement through March 16.

Featuring music by Joe ...

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Get a Zany First Look at the Mystery Musical Comedy Murder For Two

Get a Zany First Look at the Mystery Musical Comedy Murder For Two
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Murder For Two is bringing a wacky “whodunit” to off-Broadway’s New World Stages, and we’ve got a frighteningly funny first look at stars Brett Ryback and Jeff Blumenkrantz in action. Directed by Scott Schwartz, Murder For Two tells the story of a rookie who poses as a detective (Ryback), and the zany suspects he interviews (all played by Blumenkrantz). After ...

Killer News! Murder For Two Extends at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages Before Opening

Killer News! Murder For Two Extends at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages Before Opening

Grab your rope and your candlestick, because the zany musical comedy Murder For Two has been extended at off-Broadway’s New World Stages before its official opening night. Originally scheduled to play through January 5, 2014, the dangerously funny musical is now slated to run through March 16. Directed by Scott Schwartz, Murder For Two stars Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback ...

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Thrilling Musical Comedy Murder for Two Begins Performances at New World Stages

Thrilling Musical Comedy Murder for Two Begins Performances at New World Stages

What do you get when you cross a comedy musical with a touch of Agatha Christie? The summer hit Murder For Two, which starts performances at its latest off-Broadway home, New World Stages, on October 23. The musical is slated to play a limited engagement through January 5, 2014, with opening night set for November 6. Directed by Scott Schwartz ...

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Summer Musical Hit Murder For Two to Transfer to New World Stages

Summer Musical Hit Murder For Two to Transfer to New World Stages

If you missed the new musical Murder For Two during its sold-out summer run at Second Stage Uptown, there’s good news: The show will transfer to New World Stages for a 10-week off-Broadway engagement. Scott Schwartz’s production, starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback, will begin previews on October 23, with opening night set for November 6 and closing on January ...

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Double Trouble! Murder For Two Extends a Second Time at Second Stage Uptown

Double Trouble! Murder For Two Extends a Second Time at Second Stage Uptown

The “whodunit” musical comedy Murder For Two has been extended a second time, through August 25, at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown. Originally scheduled to run through August 10, the production is currently playing at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Directed by Scott Schwartz, Murder For Two stars Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback.

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Dangerously Funny New Musical Comedy Murder for Two Opens Off-Broadway

Dangerously Funny New Musical Comedy Murder for Two Opens Off-Broadway

Murder for Two, a new production that's part spooky murder mystery and part kooky musical comedy, opens July 25 at off-Broadway's McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Featuring a book by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, music by Kinosian and lyrics by Blair, the Second Stage Theatre production stars Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback, who both accompany themselves on the piano. Directed by Scott Schwartz ...

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Brett Ryback Gets to the Bottom of the Killer New Mystery Musical Murder For Two

Brett Ryback Gets to the Bottom of the Killer New Mystery Musical Murder For Two

Brett Ryback chats about teaming up with co-star Jeff Blumenkrantz, learning slapstick routines and playing the piano in the zany musical comedy Murder for Two at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown.

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Killer! Murder For Two Extends One Week at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown

Killer! Murder For Two Extends One Week at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown

Murder For Two, a new musical comedy starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback, has been extended one week at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown. Originally scheduled to play through August 10, the production will now continue performances through August 17 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Opening night is set for July 25.

Featuring a book by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair ...

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Whodunit? Musical Comedy Murder For Two Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Whodunit? Musical Comedy Murder For Two Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Murder For Two, a new musical comedy starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback, begins performances July 10 at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown. Featuring music by Joe Kinosian, lyrics by Kellen Blair and a book by Kinosian and Blair, opening night is set for July 25 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Scott Schwartz directs.

Mixing classic musical comedy with a dash ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for Crime Musical Murder for Two

Tickets Now on Sale for Crime Musical Murder for Two

Tickets are now on sale for Murder for Two, starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback. Featuring a book and music by Joe Kinosian, a book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and direction by Scott Schwartz, Murder for Two begins performances July 10 at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Opening night is set for July 25

Mixing classic ...

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Jeff Blumenkrantz & Brett Ryback to Star in Musical Comedy Murder for Two at Second Stage Uptown

Jeff Blumenkrantz & Brett Ryback to Star in Musical Comedy Murder for Two at Second Stage Uptown

Murder they wrote! Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback will headline the new production of Murder for Two at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Uptown. Featuring a book and music by Joe Kinosian, a book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and direction by Scott Schwartz, Murder for Two begins performances July 10, with opening night set for July 25 at the McGinn/Cazale ...

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