by Jack Barnard
Full Length Play, Comedy / 8m, 8f
College boys Dick and Pee wee arrive at Dick's uncle's country house with a mysterious scheme. They turn the house into a hotel in an effort to make money, but soon find themselves in the middle of an investigation when one of their hotel guests is slain.
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Setting: The living room of the Cherry Tree Farm, the summer home of the Reynolds in New England; June.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
SARAH REYNOLDS - Pleasant, middle-aged woman.
JOHN REYNOLDS - A middle-aged business man.
DICK REYNOLDS - A brash, good-looking college youth.
PEE-WEE SMITH - A college-aged young man. Changes into women's clothing during Act Two to impersonate Dick's wife.
TWEETY - 16; a likeable but bumpkinish country maiden.
PEACHES - A hard-boiled chorus girl.
MONAHAN - A hard-boiled State Trooper.
LEM MARBLEHEAD - A middle-aged man; small town sheriff.
EMMA BURPEE - A tall, gaunt spinster.
DAISY - A very young girl. (Role has not many lines, but has a great deal of action important to the play.)
HAROLD CUSTER - A young man in his 20s; rather colorless in personality.
MRS. CUSTER - A white-haired old lady.
MR. BEAMISH - A young man, made-up to look old.
KAY SAMEDI - A beautiful girl; about 20 years old and stately in manner.
MADAME CELESTA - A native peasant woman from Haiti. Speaks only in French and a native dialect.
DOCTOR OMAHANDRA - A tall, forbidding man; very-well groomed.