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Perfect Murder, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Perfect Murder, The

Mike Johnson

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Full Length Play, Drama

4m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573691133

"This really has that wonderful twist you expect only with Christie." -John Chaffin, Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville, Tenn.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Mystery/Thriller

90 minutes

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - The Parlor of the Brannock house.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre

Attorney Nicodemus Braddock is engaged to marry the niece of a prominent criminal courts judge. He discovers that the judge has unearthed evidence about the way he conducts his career that will certainly get him disbarred. With his butler, a former felon, Nicko contrives to steal the evidence and murder the judge. The author of the stunning thrillers The Clone People and Return of the Maniac is in top form here and delivers some devastating surprises.
"This really has that wonderful twist you expect only with Christie." - John Chaffin, Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville, Tenn.
Characters

CASTING

4m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

NICODEMUS BRANNOCK, a prominent attorney

GREG MACKENZIE, a district attorney

NELLITA COSGROVE, a prominent jurist

MADALYN WHITNEY, Nellita's niece

STANLEY MERKS, a sort of manservant

OFFICER HAGAN, a policeman

ALLISON CONROY, Greg's fiancee

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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

Author

Mike Johnson

Mike Johnsonis one of several pen names for prolific playwright Jack Sharkey (1931-1992). Mr. Sharkey was born on May 6, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. He began writing when he was 10 years old. He graduated from college with a BA in the Creative Writing Field of the English major. After that, he taught school for two years from 1953 to 1955. In mid-1955, Mr. Sharkey enlisted in the Army. He ... view full profile

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