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Attempted Murder of Peggy Sweetwater, The - Short Play, Comedy

Attempted Murder of Peggy Sweetwater, The

John Rustan, Frank Semerano

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Short Play, Comedy

7m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573620300

"Illegitimate triplets, poisoned crumpets, unregistered Liberian freighters and ancient Siamese bone china all work themselves into the silliest of funny plots." - Pacesetter/Highlander

"A double barreled blast of pure nonsensical come…

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Farce

60 minutes (1 hour)

Time Period - 1930s

Settings Of Play - A banana plantation in South America.

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Cutting Approved for Competition, UIL Approved, Competition or audition material

Interior Set

1930's. In this light hearted tale of attempted murder on a banana plantation in South America. in the British potboiler a la Monte Python style, three bumbling upper class twits attempt to solve a gaggle of murder attempts.


REVIEWS

"Illegitimate triplets, poisoned crumpets, unregistered Liberian freighters and ancient Siamese bone china all work themselves into the silliest of funny plots." - Pacesetter/Highlander

"A double barreled blast of pure nonsensical comedy." - Los Angeles Times

Characters

CASTING

7m, 4f

SIR PHILLIP DOWDEN - propieter of a banana plantation in South America
EDWARD LLEWELLYN - son of an intrepid explorer
GILES - Dowden's gentlemen's personal gentleman
PERCY SAUNDERS - student on leave from the Royal Botannical Gardens
BILL BAXTER - a lost American tourist
MYRTLE BAXTER - Baxter's wife
PEGGY SWEETWATER - handmaiden to Her Lady, the Duchess of Lardham
SEAN "SIDESTEP" O'DOODLE - an exiled sneakthief
THE DUCHESS OF LARDHAM - an eccentric art collector
MORELY - chauffer to the Duchess
MORTE BUNTE - an unknown evil of an uncertain form
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Reviews
Robin Welch 3/30/2017 12:15 PM
So much fun!  Think Monte Python meets Agatha Christie....but funnier. Students LOVED performing  it...Audiences loved watching it....Crew loved creating it.  A one act, but you can create an intermission.

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