Full Length Play
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.
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Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes
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.