Verbatim play about Medicine Hat murders based on real interviews

Adrian Chamberlain / Times Colonist

Exactly 10 years to the day after the crimes were committed, a play about a notorious triple murder in Medicine Hat opens at the Belfry Theatre.

Castle in the Sky investigates the aftermath of the killings of a Medicine Hat couple and their eight-year-old son on April 23, 2006.

The slayings, which made international headlines, were carried out by the couple’s 12-year-old daughter and her then-boyfriend, 23-year-old Jeremy Steinke.

Each was convicted of three counts of first-degree murder.

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