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The "American Psycho" musical is set to debut at London's Almeida Theatre in December. Duncan Sheik has written the music, while playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has penned the adaptation. Rupert Goold is directing the production.
The musical got some publicity for launching a Kickstarter campaign that eventually raised more than $150,000 toward the production's budget.
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"American Psycho" will also feature Ben Aldridge, Susannah Fielding and Simon Gregor. The musical is scheduled to begin previews Dec. 3 and will run through Jan. 25.