A Killing Game

Presented by Cleveland Public Theatre
By dog & pony dc
Directed by Colin K. Bills

April 10, 2014 - April 26, 2014

7:00pm, James Levin Theatre

90 min


"A Killing Game" is a theatre-meets-party-game in an evening of laugh-out-loud fun! Actors and audience work together to combat a mysterious plague that is killing all the citizens— inexplicably, indiscriminately, and fast! Styled after game shows and fashion from the 1960s, "A Killing Game" arrives in Cleveland via dog & pony dc, a quickly rising ensemble known for their quirky productions that involve everyone in the fun.

Remarkable Rating:

“It’s all grand fun…not to mention inventive theatre.” (DC Theatre Scene)

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What to Know Before the Show!
A Killing Game, as the name suggests, incorporates some game-play. The fun dying-repeatedly kind. You can play as actively and enthusiastically as you want, or taken in the kooky chaos unfold about you. But remember: points are awarded not only for successful completion of each round but for demonstrations of excitement, creativity, and fearless play.

A Killing Game weaves smartphone-based media—Twitter, texts & good old-fashioned calls—into the narrative. Therefore, we highly encourage you bring a smartdevice or cell phone when you attend. For insight into the show’s creation, visit dogandponydc.tumblr.com or #killinggame or @dogandponydc on Twitter.

Inside scoops about the social media in A Killing Game is available here. You can find all the character Twitter handles here; following them now will make the Twitter-game-play easier at the show.

The show runs approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes with no intermission. You’re invited to come early and stay late, as the CPT bar will be open before, during and after the show!

dog & pony dc wishes you the best of luck and see you at the theatre!

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Reviews from Past Performances
“Anchored by seven spirited and hilarious performers, A Killing Game constantly finds humor in the everyday… Perhaps the only thing more enjoyable to watch than the actor (and this is a big perhaps) is the audience. Watching audience members ham it up is an absolute treat, and it’s a testament to the performers that they coax the inner grandstander out of so many.”
-Washington City Paper Fringe & Purge (July 2013)

“You know a performance is good when all the crazy, seemingly out-of-control moving parts add up to an infectious entertainment experience.”
-Cincinnati’s CityBeat (Cincy Fringe, June 2013)

“Sometimes you walk into a theater and by the time you get to your seat, you just know you’re going to have a good time… A Killing Game is tight and sharp… zippy and chaotic and manages to be both cynical and optimistic.”
-Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincy Fringe, June 2013)