To Die For

by  Caroline Smith

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 2f

Best-selling historical romance writer Carla Woods lives in a Gothic mansion and enjoys playing dangerous mind games with her secretaries. One dark and stormy night, a mysterious, dark, and handsome man shows up at her door.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller

Additional Info

Best-selling historical romance writer Carla Woods lives in a Gothic mansion and enjoys playing dangerous mind games with her secretaries. One dark and stormy night, a mysterious, dark, and handsome man shows up at her door. Could this simply be payback from a disgruntled employee, or could it be…love’s destiny? A twisting, turning comedy-thriller, similar in style to Deathtrap and Sleuth, but with two very intelligent and charismatic female combatants – and one devastatingly handsome man.

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Reviews

REVIEWS 

"To Die For is [...] a brilliant mystery about a romantic novelist who thrives on literally scaring her secretaries to death." - Gravenhurst Examiner 

"More twists in the plot than in a game of snakes and ladders." - The Kingston-Whig Standard 

"Harlequin meets Frankenstein: romance and creepiness mix in To Die For!" - The Richmond Review


Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • Artboard 3 Gun Shots

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A large mansion
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

1m, 2f
CARLA WOODS 
GRACE HUNTER 
EDWARD
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Authors

Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith has enjoyed a successful 35-year career in professional theatre as a performer, choreographer, director and playwright. She worked at almost every theatre in Canada between Charlottetown and Victoria, including the Shaw Festival and the Canadian Opera Company, before moving to Stirling in 1996 to form th ...

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