The Ghost Train
by Arnold Ridley
Full Length Play, Drama / 7m, 4f
A long running success in London and on Broadway and packed with thrills, chills and laughter. In Maine near the Canadian border there's a legend of a phantom locomotive sweeping through a peaceful village leaving death in its wake. Rum and narcotic runners use this and the villagers' superstition…
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Time Period: 1930s
- Setting: Night. In the waiting-room of the Railway Station at Clear Vale Junction, on a branch line near Rockland, Maine.
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
JULIA PRICE - an attractive, blonde young woman, probably in her late twenties.
ELSIE WINTHROP - a slender, dark-haired girl in her late twenties.
PEGGY MURDOCK - a slender, dark-haired girl in her early twenties.
TEDDIE DEAKIN - a silly-ass, foppish Englishman, in his mid-thirties, with a tiny moustache and slightly thin hair.
SAUL HODGKIN - a middle-aged, rather heavy-set man of about fifty years, with iron-grey hear and almost white chin whiskers, his face heavily lined.
RICHARD WINTHROP - a slender, brown-haired, well set up man of about forty; smooth face.
CHARLES MURDOCK - a well set up young man in his early twenties; smooth face, fair hair and complexion.
HERBERT PRICE - a tall, slender man of about fifty; fair, bald-headed, and with a light brown moustache.
JOHN STERLING - a well set up man of about forty; smooth face, dark, with very dark hair.
JACKSON - a stocky man of about forty; fair, brown hair, smooth face.
TWO OFFICERS - middle-aged men.