NEW YORK — Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley will be helping out a complete psycho onstage this spring.
Ripley, along with her former "Next to Normal" co-star Jennifer Damiano, will join Benjamin Walker in the musical based on the novel "American Psycho" by Bret Easton Ellis. Performances begin March 24 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
FILE - In a Sunday, June 7, 2009 file photo, Alice Ripley accepts her award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, for her role in "Next to Norma" at the 63rd annual Tony Awards in New York. Ripley, along with her former â€œNext to Normalâ€ co-star Jennifer Damiano will join Benjamin Walker in the musical based on the novel â€œAmerican Psychoâ€ by Bret Easton Ellis. Performances begin March 24 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
The book for the stage version was written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Duncan Sheik penned music and lyrics for more than a dozen original songs. It centers on a yuppie serial killer who is obsessed with high-end clothes and beauty products even as he slashes his way through Manhattan.
Christian Bale starred in the 2000 film version.
Ripley won a Tony for "Next to Normal" and Damiano earned a Tony nomination playing her daughter.
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