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If Today Is the First Day of the Rest of My Life, I'm In Real Trouble - Full Length Play, Comedy

If Today Is the First Day of the Rest of My Life, I'm In Real Trouble

James L. Seay

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Full Length Play, Comedy

13m, 18f, 2m or f

ISBN: 9780874408393

The community college's advanced photography class is trapped in a mining ghost town by an avalanche. Help doesn't seem to be on the way, either, as they discover they have gangsters holding a secret summit conference for their company!

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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Mystery/Thriller

90 minutes

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - The interior of a deserted saloon in a ghost town in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near the border of California and Nevada.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

The community college's advanced photography class is trapped in a mining ghost town by an avalanche. Help doesn't seem to be on the way, either, as they discover they have gangsters holding a secret summit conference for their company! Add a film cast and crew on location, and conflict is the name of the game! Everyone's claims of innocence are confounded, however, when a corpse appears, disappears, then turns up again and again.
Characters

CASTING

13m, 18f, 2m or f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Flexible casting

CHORUS SIZE

N/A (Not a musical)

SKAGWAY SID - An ancient Sourdough
NED BAKER - An assistant professor of graphic arts in his mid-twenties
LAWRENCE BEESLEY - A student; a bit of a nerd
BEEF JERKEY - A very athletic and macho student
WENDY WARREN - A student and an exceedingly pretty girl
CINDY EVANS - Another student, also exceedingly pretty
JENNIFER IRWIN - Another attractive co-ed
IMELDA KOZLOVSKI - Another attractive co-ed
LAURIE LANE - Yes another attractive co-ed
DOLLY HAINES - Guess what? Another attractive co-ed
JULIO COSTALDI - A suave leader of la Cosa Nostra
ICE-PICK CHARLIE - The enforcer of the mob
HARRY - A corpse
LORILEI GOODTHINGS - A beautiful and glamorous movie queen
GRANITE STEELE - A macho beefcake leading man
ANNE-MARIE - An exceptionally pretty, clean-cut and wholesome "girl-next-door" type
COURTLAND BISHOP - A highly affected "Hollywood" director
EDDIE - Granite Steele's stand-in for stunts and fights
BERT KILLEN - Plays movie heavies, but is just the opposite in real life
SANDEE SHORE - A Hollywood sex goddess, something of a parody of Marilyn Monroe
EDNA BARNES - A script girl
ALLISON FRANKLYN - One of the lesser actresses, but a very attractive girl, none the less
CAROL THOMAS - Courtland Bishops' "friend"
MILDRED BARTLETTE - An extremely affected assistant director, very find of Samuel Beckett and Bertolt Brecht, and of calling everybody "dahling"
INSPECTOR CARRIGAN - A tough and somewhat arrogant Federal Agent in the mold of Jack Webb and Jack Lord with a bit of Broderick Crawford tossed in for seasoning
SPECIAL AGENT DUNSWORTHY - Carrigan's assistant and toady
MILLICENT CHESTER - A tough red-necked female sheriff
ROXANNE & EDITH - Her deputies
DR. GRETCHEN VON SHRINKHEIMER - A psychiatrist of the Vienna School with a Katzenjammer Kids accent
GLORIA VAN HOOTEN - An attendant at the Balmy Acres Rest Ranch
INGRID BIRDSILL - Another attendant at the Rest Ranch
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MUSICAL STYLE

N/A (Not a musical)

VOCAL DEMANDS

N/A (Not a musical)

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