A Fate Worse than Death: or Adrift on Life's Sea!

by  Dunstan Weed

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  5m, 7f

"Gadzooks! What a beautiful night for a murder!" hisses the villain. Yes, there's plenty of dirty work going on at the crossroads as that fiendish scoundrel, Cassius Carstairs, pursues the pure Carlotta Flower, the persecuted heroine who is more sinned against than sinning. This wildly funny melodra…

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A Fate Worse than Death: or Adrift on Life's Sea!

by  Dunstan Weed

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A Fate Worse than Death: or Adrift on Life's Sea!

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    5m, 7f

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"Gadzooks! What a beautiful night for a murder!" hisses the villain. Yes, there's plenty of dirty work going on at the crossroads as that fiendish scoundrel, Cassius Carstairs, pursues the pure Carlotta Flower, the persecuted heroine who is more sinned against than sinning. This wildly funny melodrama gives the audience every chance to hiss the villain and applaud the hero and heroine, and to have the time of their lives. With tongue in cheek it incorporates all of the surefire situations used in the old time melodramas and the result is a wonderfully happy piece of nonsense with laughs tumbling over each other in rapid succession.
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