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Afraid of the Dark - Full Length Play, Comedy

Afraid of the Dark

James Reach

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 7f

ISBN: 9780573601026

There's an outrageously funny basic situation, terrific pace and suspense and laughs galore. Chauncey and Lillums arrive at "Stone Mansion" for their honeymoon. It's an isolated country estate belonging to his aunt and supposedly unoccupied. Chauncey confesses he's been "afraid of the dark" ever sin…

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Farce, Mystery/Thriller

Settings Of Play - The living room of Stone Mansion, an isolated country estate.

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There's an outrageously funny basic situation, terrific pace and suspense and laughs galore. Chauncey and Lillums arrive at "Stone Mansion" for their honeymoon. It's an isolated country estate belonging to his aunt and supposedly unoccupied. Chauncey confesses he's been "afraid of the dark" ever since childhood. Having unburdened himself, the lights suddenly go out! And then they go on again and they find they're surrounded by fantastic characters in this supposedly deserted house. Then they find themselves in the midst of a spy plot---with a twist!
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6m, 7f

CHAUNCEY STONE - afraid of the dark
LILLUMS STONE - his new bride
GENERAL LEE - a military genius
GRIDLEY - his aide-de-lunatic
MATA HARI - a spy to end all spies
QUEEN ELIZABETH - a royal crackpot
MRS. MAYHEW - in charge
THOMAS - an unusual butler
KAREN - a girl in trouble
JOE - a telephone repairman
ALBERTA STONE - an indispensable aunt
MRS. BUNDY - a missing housekeeper
ROBINSON - a state trooper

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Reviews
Kit Degenhart 7/15/2015 1:12 AM
I must have missed all of the funny parts.  It was all too unbelievable. The playwright was really reaching for the audience to accept some parts of the plot.
Trish White 1/27/2015 11:01 PM
Hilariously funny!  Colourful characters.  Easy set design.  Kept the audience in fits of laughter.

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