Only in Theatres Sept. 18

About the Film

Killian & the Comeback Kids is the story of a young mixed race musician forced to return to his rural hometown after an expensive college degree.


A chance encounter with a childhood acquaintance gives the summer new direction.


Together they throw together a rag-tag band of other struggling locals for one shot to play a music festival coming to their once prosperous steel town.


Armed with only folk-rock, Killian and the band hope to unite the community - - if just for one night. 

With its multi-racial cast and summertime concerts, Killian still has a bit of the summer 2020 we all wish we could find.

A little musical at the cross roads of small town America and a burgeoning youth culture only just beginning to find its voice. 


Written and Directed by Taylor A. Purdee

Produced by Roberta Morris Purdee and Taylor A. Purdee

Executive Producers Suzanne Curry & Liam Higgins

With Original Music by The Cumberland Kids


Taylor A. Purdee

John Donchak

Nathan Purdee, Kassie DePaiva

 Shane Andries, Shannon O'Boyle

Andrew O'Shanick, Emily Mest, Yael Elisheva

And Introducing Genesis McCaulley

With Maddi Jane

And Lee Grant


Early Press

New Movie About Life And Folk Rock, KILLIAN AND THE COMEBACK KIDS Features Stars From Daytime, Theater And NYC Musicians

Killian & the Comeback Kids, With Taylor A. Purdee, Kassie DePaiva, and More, Eyes Summer Release

 New Trailer for "Killian & the Comeback Kids."



A trip to Pennsylvania rock, with suggestions from an exceptional guide

     Soap Vets Star

       in New Film

            Teaming Up: 

Kassie DePaiva & Nathan Purdee


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