This rivetting mystery comedy will keep audiences guessing as they go on location to an isolated island off the Gulf coast to watch power hungry producer director Hamilton Orr lure his timid screenwriter Clark into a scheme to get rid of the insufferable star of their multi million dollar film. The plot hinges on the rehearsal of a suicide scene and the only witness to the murder is Hamilton's wife Barbara, the film's quirky publicist and Clark's former lover. The wily, eccentric sheriff unearths one surprise after another until the final stunning revelation.
"A good mystery ... [with] funny dialogue, well crafted characters.
If Agatha Christie and Noel Coward had collaborated on Robert Altman's
'The Player', they might have come up with something like this." -Palm Beach Post
"Ought to have lovers of both mysteries and comedies lining up to buy tickets." -Schenectady Daily Gazette
"Superb." -Ashville Citizen Times
"Outrageously funny." -Bennington Banner
"Gets an A+ for mystery." -Troy Record
Smoke and Mirrors was originaly produced by Bell Mare Production in October, 1991 in a 12 city tour of Mississippi. It was directed by John Shearin.