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Tracy Letts' 'Killer Joe' strikes Fort Lauderdale

Tracy Letts' 'Killer Joe' strikes Fort Lauderdale

Intensity, violence and nudity: That's what the thriller "Killer Joe" is known for. The first play by Tracy Letts (author of "August: Osage County") is set among the underclass in Dallas, where the depraved Smith family has hired a low-rent hit man to murder the matriarch for the insurance money. Letts also wrote the screenplay for the 2011 movie version, which starred Matthew McConaughey. The play will be staged at Andrews Living Arts (ALA) by David Wayne Scism, who is making his directorial debut at the black box performance space. "ALA's intimate size is the perfect settingtocreate not only a play but hopefullya theatricalexperience," Scism...

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