Murder for Two
Officer Marcus Moscowicz is a small town policeman who dreams of becoming a detective. When shots ring out at the surprise birthday party of great American novelist Arthur Whitney, and Whitney ends up dead, Marcus sees an opportunity to prove his sleuthing skills. With only a short time to solve the case, he has to find out, “whodunit?” In a witty musical homage to classic murder mysteries, Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem, and murder.
Murder for Two, with Book and Lyrics by Kellen Blair and Book and Music by Joe Kinosian, will play June 27- July 29 in FST's Keating Theatre. Subscriptions and single tickets are available online by clicking the button above or by calling the FST Box Office at 941-366-9000. Subscribe now to see all three Mainstage shows for as little as $39!
Run Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.
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Director | Bruce Jordan
Music Director | Joshua Zecher-Ross
Scenic Designer | Ken Goldstein
Lighting Designer | Michael Foster
Costume Designer | Susan Angermann
Sound Designer | Thom Korp
Marcus | Paul Helm*
The Suspects | Kyle Branzel*
* Denotes member Actors’ Equity Association. The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
KYLE BRANZEL (The Suspects) National Tour: Murder for Two (1st National), Henry and Mudge. Regional: Buyer & Cellar (Weston Playhouse), The History Boys (Palm Beach Dramaworks), Murder for Two (Weston Playhouse). Off Broadway: Piggy Nation. As Music Director: Dragons Love Tacos (Theatreworks U.S.A.), Godspell (Gallery Players), Broadway Sessions (Laurie Beechman Theatre), The Fabulous Lipitones (Penguin Rep). Kyle is also a vocal and acting coach in N.Y.C. and has a B.F.A. from Roosevelt University. www.kylebranzel.com
PAUL HELM (Marcus Moscowicz) has performed, directed and music directed with the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Auburn Public Theater, Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Fireside Theatre, First Stage Children’s Theater, Skylight Music Theatre, Florentine Opera Company, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse, Bucknell University, and the UW-Platteville Heartland Festival. Paul was also a vocalist for Disney on Classic, a three-month symphony concert tour of Japan with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. Paul resides in New York City. www.paulhelm.net
The Keating Theatre is located on the corner of Cocoanut and Palm Avenues. For GPS purposes use the address of 1241 N. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236. To see a list of our buildings and shows, please see below. For more information please call the FST Box Office at (941) 366-9000.
For those who require additional assistance or handicap parking/drop off, please see the map below. Handicap parking is reserved for patrons with a handicap tag and is in the lot across from the Hegner Theatre Wing. The area for drop off of handicap passengers/patrons for the Keating Theatre is along Cocoanut Avenue. If handicap parking is not available and you are dropping off a passenger, our lobby concierge would be happy to wait with them until you return. For any questions regarding handicap parking please call the box office at (941) 366-9000.