Benjamin Walker in ‘American Psycho’ Show Closed This production ended its run on June 5, 2016 View Comments Audiences are in for a bloody good time at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre as American Psycho previews begin on March 24. Headliner Benjamin Walker, Tony winner Alice Ripley and Tony nominee (and current Broadway.com vlogger) Jennifer Damiano are just a few of the stars that will slay in the production, which officially opens on April 21.The Rupert Goold-helmed musical boasts a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and a score by Duncan Sheik. Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis (which also inspired the Christian Bale-led film), American Psycho follows 26-year-old Patrick Bateman (Walker): a sophisticated, affluent and devastatingly handsome Wall Street tycoon in 1980s New York City. He’s got a sculpted body, a model-gorgeous girlfriend and a picture-perfect apartment. There’s just one snag: he also has a murderous, psychopathic alter ego that he hides from his friends and co-workers.The cast also includes Heléne Yorke, Theo Stockman, Brandon Kalm, Drew Moerlein, Krystina Alabado, Dave Thomas Brown, Jordan Dean, Anna Eilinsfeld, Jason Hite, Ericka Hunter, Holly James, Keith Randolph Smith, Alex Michael Stoll and Morgan Weed.London fans feasted their eyes on the to-die-for musical during its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre in December 2013 followed by a successful run in the West End. The thriller’s subsequent off-Broadway engagement was axed, clearing its direct shot at the Great White Way. Benjamin Walker Star Files American Psycho Related Shows
The 22-year-old, who qualifies via his maternal grandmother, was handed a first senior call-up for Wednesday night’s friendly in Cyprus and is thrilled to be given a chance on the international stage. He started his career at Southampton’s renowned academy, where he was a year above England and Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, but dropped down to Sky Bet League One when he was released by the Saints. Press Association Reeves has taken well to the task, scoring 10 times this season from midfield and catching the eye of Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill in the process. “My nan is from Fermanagh and a lot of my Mum’s side still live over there, so I always knew it was a chance for me to play for Northern Ireland,” he told Press Association Sport. “I was ecstatic when I got the call, so was my family and everyone at home too. “It would be unbelievable to play international football; it’s an incredible opportunity and it would be an honour to represent Northern Ireland.” Ironically, Reeves’ new international captain, Steven Davis, is one of the men who forced him out of St Mary’s when he was signed to bolster the club’s Premier League credentials in 2012. Reeves holds no grudges on that front, though, and is hoping his week away with the likes of Davis and Chris Brunt can help him become a better player. “I trained with ‘Davo’ a lot at Southampton and it’s good to know someone when you’re coming into a squad and meeting a lot of new people,” he said. “He’s an easy guy to get on with, everyone likes Steven. You can always improve and training with these players can only help. “Working with guys from different styles and different cultures is good, especially when they’re international players. “You need to learn from them and then take it back with you and improve.” MK Dons midfielder Ben Reeves is eager to make the most of his “incredible opportunity” with Northern Ireland.