Mr. Snoop Is Murdered

by  James Reach

Short Play  /  4m, 3f

Oliver Sax, famous gossip columnist, is about to go on the air. In his office with him are four people: his secretary, his bodyguard, the radio announcer and a young woman who has come to beg him not to make public a certain incident. As the broadcast starts, Oliver keels over-- poisoned! Who killed…

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Mr. Snoop Is Murdered

by  James Reach

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    4m, 3f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller

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Oliver Sax, famous gossip columnist, is about to go on the air. In his office with him are four people: his secretary, his bodyguard, the radio announcer and a young woman who has come to beg him not to make public a certain incident. As the broadcast starts, Oliver keels over-- poisoned! Who killed him? Using no tricks; the crime is solved in a logical yet surprising way in this ingenious and entertaining play.
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  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

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  • Setting: A summer evening in the present in Oliver Sax's private office in the news rooms of the "Daily Standard."

Casting

4m, 3f

GORDON WARD - a radio announcer

OLIVE SAX - a gossip commentator

SALLY BUTTRICK - his secretary

JIGGER MAZETTI - his bodyguard

BRENDA DEVINE - a young society woman

DETECTIVE-SERGEANT GRAHAM - of the police

WINONA WEBSTER - a newspaper reporter

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