Murderers Confess at Christmastime

Murderers Confess at Christmastime

by Jason Chinn

May 6-18, 2014

Fast-paced, brutally honest and shockingly funny - Theatreomania
Murderers Confess at Christmastime

A Serial Collective Production

Murderers Confess at Christmastime
A very black comedy by Jason Chinn

A cross-dressing kidnapper falls in love with his latest victim. A housewife cracks under the pressure of the holidays. An office worker is spurned by the object of his affection. Watch these three stories of devastating loneliness unfold over the holiday season.

First presented at the 2013 Summerworks Festival. Festival pick of NOW Magazine, Torontoist, In the Green Room, Lynn Slotkin, and more

Murderers Confess at Christmastime by Jason Chinn | Directed by Garrett Spelliscy | Starring: Cole Humeny, Amy Keating, Richard Lee Hsi, Ian Leung, Candace Berlinguette, Paul Morgan Donald, Laura Raboud

Canadian Actor’s Equity Association members are engaged under Equity’s INDIE 2.0 Agreement

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More praise for Murderers Confess Christmastime…

“Jason Chinn’s raw, angry script doesn’t let up for a moment.” -Torontoist
“It’s just damn good and a stand-out of this year’s Summerworks with lots of laughs.” -Charlebios Post
“Searing and comedic…it’ll shake you.” -In the Green Room


May 6-18, 2014

Previews May 6 & 7
Opening May 8
Tues-Sat @ 8pm, Sundays @ 2pm




Jason is an Edmonton based actor and playwright. Recent credits include PERVERT and VICTORIA MARTIN: MATH TEAM QUEEN (Northern Light Theatre), THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN (Studio Theatre), MR. MARMALADE (Summerworks/Outside the March), and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Capitol Theatre). As playwright: MURDERERS CONFESS AT CHRISTMASTIME (Summerworks, Theatre Network Performance Series), I LOVE YOUR HAIR AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS, commissioned by Workshop West Theatre for Theatre Yes! (The National Elevator Project, Skirts a Fire Festival), Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL, commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation (University of Alberta, MacEwan University), INTIMACY for Surreal Soreal’s Sartre’s Shorts, and LADIES WHO LYNCH (Azimuth Theatre, Canoe Festival). Jason is a Sterling and Dora nominee. He is developing his next play AEGISTHES AND ZEPHYRINUS at the Citadel Theatre Playwrights’ Forum.