Clue: The Musical
by Tom Chiodo, Peter DePietro, Wayne Barker, Galen Blum, Vinnie Martucci
Full Length Musical, Comedy / 5m, 3f
A fun-filled family musical that brings the internationally popular game CLUE to life.
The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical that brings the world’s best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon. The audience receives forms to help them deduce the solution from clues given throughout the fun-filled evening. Three audience members choose from cards representing the potential murderers, weapons, and rooms; there are 216 possible solutions! Only one hard-nosed female detective is qualified to unravel the merry mayhem. Comic antics, witty lyrics, and a beguiling score carry the investigation from room to room. Even after the culprit confesses, a surprise twist delights the audience. This colorful crowd-pleaser was devised by the authors of Murder at Rutherford House and other popular interactive entertainments.
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"Makes good moves [...] The creators have found the clue." - The Baltimore Sun
"Superb! Terrific! Excellent! Fun!" - Herald Gazette
"Has guts [...] along with its intrigue, 'colorful' suspects and deadly weapons." - Chicago Sun-Times
"A show for the whole family. A real good time!" - City Paper
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Creating CLUE: THE MUSICAL
by Tom Chiodo
September 24, 2014
- Mild Adult Themes
- Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.
- Time Period: Present Day
- Setting: Boddy Manor; the present.
- Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: Classic Broadway
- Vocal Demands: Moderate
- Orchestra Size: Small/Combo
- Chorus Size: No Chorus
MRS. PEACOCK - acerbic, manipulative, sexy socialite; plays 40s; mezzo with belt
PROFESSOR PLUM - astute intellectual with a wry sense of humor; plays 30s-40s; baritone
MISS SCARLET - shrewd, very attractive vixen; 20s; wide vocal range with belt
COLONEL MUSTARD - pompous, randy military man; plays 40s-50s; baritone
MRS. WHITE - fun-loving cockney maid, portrayed by a man; plays 40s-50s; wide vocal range
MR. GREEN - slick, handsome wheeler-dealer; 20s; baritone/tenor
DETECTIVE - hard-nosed, snappy, humorous female; 30s; interesting singing voice
MRS. PEACOCK, PROFESSOR PLUM, MISS SCARLET, COLONEL MUSTARD, MRS. WHITE, and MR. GREEN are collectively referred to as the SUSPECTS.
Music Material Rental Packages
1 Piano/Vocal Score
8 Vocal Chorus Books
1 Production Manual