The Clock Struck Twelve

by  James Reach

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 5f

Peggy, Gail and Mimi, a struggling singing team, seek shelter from a storm in the Thomas mansion which is supposedly haunted since old Mr. Thomas was murdered by his grandson Dick who was identified as the killer by his sister, Lucille. He escaped and she has a nervous breakdown. Now on this night t…

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The Clock Struck Twelve

by  James Reach

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    Cast Size

    4m, 5f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce, Mystery/Thriller

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Peggy, Gail and Mimi, a struggling singing team, seek shelter from a storm in the Thomas mansion which is supposedly haunted since old Mr. Thomas was murdered by his grandson Dick who was identified as the killer by his sister, Lucille. He escaped and she has a nervous breakdown. Now on this night two years later they both have returned to the scene of the crime! Then at midnight, there's horrendous happenings---the ghost walks, a shot rings out---and there's a startling denouement. Easy to cast and produce.
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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Setting: The living room of Thomas Mansion.

Music

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

4m, 5f

JOHN D. ASTORFELLER - a billionaire
ELIZABETH - a housekeeper
GAIL MARTIN - a singer
PEGGY PARKER - her partner
MIMI DAVIS - third of the trio
RANDY HENDRIX - a neighbor
LUCILLE THOMAS - an invalid
TOM DICK - a bibliophile
SLIM SUMMERS - a constable

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