Orlando Bloom leads the cast in Tracy Letts’ black comedy thriller, Killer Joe, for a strictly limited 13-week run. Directed by Simon Evans, Killer Joe will run at Trafalgar Studios 1 from 18 May – 18 August.
The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control… A tense, gut-twisting thriller, Killer Joe, asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival.
The cast comprises Orlando Bloom in the title role of Killer Joe, Sophie Cookson as Dottie, Adam Gillen as Chris, Neve McIntosh as Sharla and Steffan Rhodri as Ansel. Designs are by Grace Smart, with lighting by Richard Howell, compositions and sound design by Edward Lewis. Killer Joe is produced by Emily Dobbs Productions and Empire Street Productions.