Killer Joe – Trafalgar Studios – until August 18

Killer Joe

Killer Joe – Trafalgar Studios. A ‘gut- twisting’ comedy expected to fill the theatre with star Orland Bloom who appears naked

The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control…

A tense, gut-twisting thriller, Killer Joe, directed by Simon Evans (The Dazzleand Bug at Found111, The Best Man) asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival.

BY TRACY LETTS
DIRECTED BY SIMON EVANS

STARRING ORLANDO BLOOM  SOPHIE COOKSON  ADAM GILLEN  NEVE MCINTOSH  STEFFAN RHODRI

A strictly limited 13-week season from Friday 18 May – Saturday 18 August

Trafalgar Studio 1, 14 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY

BOX OFFICE – 0844 871 7632

Online – http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/killer-joe/trafalgar-studios/

Newsbites:

Orlando Bloom has already made headlines because of the nudity in the play.  He’s the boyfriend of Katy Perry and he’s been happy to be snapped naked.  In the play audience gets to see him strip off his dressing gown and walk off stage baring his naked bum. Katy Perry flew in to catch the show during previews.

Would the nudity offend you?  Some critics say it is also gory and shocking.  Be prepared for what happens during the performance.

 

 

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