Said the Spider to the Spy

by  Fred Carmichael

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 5f

Augusta Waycross borrows the identity and the Florida beach home of her friend, a best selling romance author, touching off one of the funniest mistaken identities comedies ever written. A cache of Colombian heroin is left in the house by missing guest, attracting various characters to the location.…

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Said the Spider to the Spy

by  Fred Carmichael

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    4m, 5f
  • SubGenre

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    Farce, Mystery/Thriller

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Augusta Waycross borrows the identity and the Florida beach home of her friend, a best selling romance author, touching off one of the funniest mistaken identities comedies ever written. A cache of Colombian heroin is left in the house by missing guest, attracting various characters to the location. A detective passes out after mistakenly overdosing on sleeping pills and drowsily awakes thinking he's Adele's husband, but so does a mysterious young man who keeps calling the Missing Persons Bureau to find out who he is. Augusta and a friend try to catch the drug king pin, but the real Adele arrives and finds herself surrounded by men claiming to be her husband. Then, her husband shows up with and an odd couple from the women's club. Scene after hilarious scene culminate in revelations: who are these people and why are they pretending to be someone else. The characters ages can be varied to suit any audience.
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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Setting: The action of the play takes place in beachfront home on the East coast of Florida. The present.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

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  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
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Casting

4m, 5f
AUGUSTA WAYCROSS
IDA GORMLEY
MAN
BYRON PETERS
RUTH ST. MARTIN
JULIA SIBLEY
MANFRED SIBLEY
ADELE ADDISON
DEXTER ADDISON
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