Who Killed the Sausage King?

by  Roger Karshner

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 3f

The police are baffled after Wilbur Smith, "The Sausage King," is strangled with a roll of his own sausage. After several months, the authorities, unable to unscramble the dilemma, call in the services of Farlow Cranston, ace private investigator and renowned solver of arcane cases.

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Who Killed the Sausage King?

by  Roger Karshner

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

The police are baffled after Wilbur Smith, "The Sausage King," is strangled with a roll of his own sausage. After several months, the authorities, unable to unscramble the dilemma, call in the services of Farlow Cranston, ace private investigator and renowned solver of arcane cases. Cranston, with unflappable grandiloquence and fractured logic, unravels the mystery via a farcical route that leads to its conclusion. Expect the unexpected in this delightful melange.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: The Sausage Kings' office. Detective office of Cranston Farlow.
  • Additional Features: Not Applicable
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

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

Casting

6m, 3f
WILBUR SMITH
DOLLY
JIMMY SMITH
MARIE SMITH
ORVILLE
CRANSTON FARLOW
SGT. PETE PETERSON
VIOLETTA
SY GOLDMAN
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Roger Karshner

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