Murder for Two: Holiday Edition is a festive update on one of Farmers Alley Theatre's most popular productions, first staged in 2016. The story begins when Detective Marcus Moskowicz, played by Brandon Lambert, is called to a famous author's birthday party on Christmas Eve to investigate the author's untimely death. Joe Kinosian, who co-wrote and starred in the original Murder For Two, plays all ten suspects at the party. In the studio with Cara Lieurance, the actors display the quick wit, chemistry and comic timing that energize the show.
One of the astonishing elements of Murder For Two is how the two actors provide their own piano accompaniments in a tour-de-force reminiscent of 1930s screwball comedies. Opening Friday, Nov 19 and running through Dec 12, Kinosian, Lambert, and Farmers Alley Theatre artistic director Jeremy Koch share details about the new production and its preparation.