Drop Dead Gorgeous musical adaptation to make debut

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Based on the cult classic film of the same name, Drop Dead Gorgeous: A New Musical is to make its debut this summer.

A work-in-progress concert will be staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 2 – 24 August, presented by The Pleasance Theatre Trust.

The musical features an entirely original soundtrack written and performed by Riki Lindhome and guests.

Meet Amber, Becky, Tammy, Lisa, Tess and Jenelle, six Mount Rose high school students competing in the local Teen Princess Pageant. The innocent competition takes a dark turn as the contestants are mysteriously murdered.

Will their dreams of local fame be crushed, or can they catch the culprit in time? Be among the first audiences to hear the killer new songs performed by Riki and surprise guests.

Drop Dead Gorgeous is a 1999 American black comedy film directed by Michael Patrick Jann and written by Lona Williams.

The film is set in the fictional town of Mount Rose, Minnesota, and follows a mockumentary format to depict a local beauty pageant where the contestants experience a series of bizarre and dangerous mishaps.

Cast in the movie included Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, and Allison Janney.

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