by Arthur Bicknell
Full Length Play, Comedy / 4m, 5f
The wealthy heirs of a wealthy but ailing old man named Sidney Holloway have purchased the Wild Moose Lodge in the Adirondacks as a place for daddy to live out his last days. During an innocuous game of "murder" suggested by one of the clan, mousey young Lorraine Holloway is murdered for real.
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: The WILD MOOSE LODGE in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains; end of summer, the present year.
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
HOWIE KEENE - 40-45, Snooks' husband, sings ok, blind, warm, gentle, comic timing.
JOE BUFFALO DANCE - 50s, a mock American Indian.
NURSE DAGMAR - 30 and over, big, powerful, beautiful, gorgeous body, exotic.
HEDDA HOLLOWAY - lead, 50-55, impressive WASP matriarch, the "eye of the storm," alwaysi n control, disarmingly eccentric.
NELSON FAY - lead, 30s handsome, ingratiating, manipulative yet appears trustworthy.
STINKY HOLLOWAY - 18-20, Hedda's son, quite a bit grotesque, "in lust" with his mother, should be physically striking; chubby or very skinny.
LAURAINE HOLLOWAY FAY - 30s, Nelson's wife, plain and not very bright, dead pan.
GAY HOLLOWAY - 12, Hedda's youngest child, precocious tap dancer; Shirly Temple clone.
- Features Children
- Roles for Children