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Hangman's Noose - Full Length Play, Drama

Hangman's Noose

George Batson

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Full Length Play, Drama

4m, 6f

ISBN: 9780573609923

The members of Caroline Keating's family gather in the house for the reading of her will. Gareth, her favorite nephew, disappeared a year ago, following a murder and a scandal. Terrifying events begin to take place culminating with the housekeeper's murder. The lawyer is the next victim. Polly disco…

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Mystery/Thriller

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Settings Of Play - The living room-library in the home of Caroline Keating, on the outskirts of a New England town.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre

The members of Caroline Keating's family gather in the house for the reading of her will. Gareth, her favorite nephew, disappeared a year ago, following a murder and a scandal. Terrifying events begin to take place culminating with the housekeeper's murder. The lawyer is the next victim. Polly discovers cousin Henry is the murderer. In a scene of mounting terror, Henry stalks Polly as his next victim. But Caroline suddenly appears with a gun. She is not dead but very much alive. Possessed with a fear of being buried alive, she had her tomb equipped with an automatic siren and release. Henry kills himself. Gareth, whom Caroline had protected, is reunited with Polly.
Characters

CASTING

4m, 6f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

MARTHA
OLIVER KEEP
CAROLINE KEATING
GAIL KEATING
PHIL LASSITER
LORNA KEATING
ELLA NORRIS
POLLY MOORE
HENRY GORDON
GARETH KEATING
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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Reviews
Tiffanie Titlow 5/18/2016 11:22 PM
This is a fun witty show that the audience truly enjoys. We produced this in a high school setting and my actors and audience loved it. The ending is incredibly weak though.

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