19:45, Tue 25th – Sat 29th September 2012 at Corpus Playroom
Stephen Dolginoff's multi-award winning musical explores the chilling true story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb who, in 1924, committed one of the most heinous crimes of the twentieth century. Leopold, fuelled by his intense, obsessive love for Loeb, acts as a willing accomplice to his lover - a man who seeks his thrills through a series of escalating misdemeanours. However, the dark and destructive nature of their relationship ultimately pushes them to the brink of their passions and towards the perpetration of the most horrific of crimes. They believe they have committed the perfect crime, but are they both so sure?
Intriguing and shocking by turns, Thrill Me explores the toxic relationship of two wealthy, intelligent Chicago students who become forever dubbed in history as the ‘thrill killers’.