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Closer to Home, American Psycho Musical Will Be Closer to the Film

PatrickBatemanStillIn one sense, New York’s Second Stage Theatre is the perfect place for the American-side debut of a musical based on the movie American Psycho. The company was founded in 1979, just ahead of the 1980s era during which Patrick Bateman commits a series of finely tailored “murders and executions.”

In separate emails to the New York Times, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who will write the modified American book for the musical, and Second Stage artistic director Carole Rothman promised this version will be gorier than the production staged last winter in London:

Aguirre-Sacasa: “We’re going to put a bit more ‘psycho’ in the text and production, a little more horror and suspense.”

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Google ‘Chariman’ Business Card

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A reworked scene from 2000′s American Psycho:

Patrick Bateman: New card. What do you think? Picked them up from the printer’s yesterday.

Sergey Brin: Good coloring.

Bateman: That’s Bone. And the lettering is something called Silian Rail.

Brin: It’s very cool, Bateman, but that’s nothing. Look at this.

Bateman: That is really nice.

Brin: Eggshell with Romalian type. What do you think?

Bateman: Nice.

Larry Page: Jesus. That is really super. How’da nitwit like you get so tasteful?

Bateman: I can’t believe that Larry prefers Sergey Brin‘s card to mine.

Page: But wait. You ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Raised lettering, pale nimbus … white.

Bateman: Impressive. Very nice. Let’s see Eric Schmidt‘s card.

[card thrown on table]

Bateman: Look at that subtle off-white coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh, my God. It even has a watermark … Wait a minute. Is “chairman” mispelled? Jesus.

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