Mystery, Mayhem, and Murder!

by  Jed Parish

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 7f

Domineering Juliet Brighton decides to have the town house done over and orders meek husband Boniface to have their summer house opened. But mysterious things begin to happen when they settle down in their country home.

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Mystery, Mayhem, and Murder!

by  Jed Parish

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 7f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

Domineering Juliet Brighton decides to have the town house done over and orders meek husband Boniface to have their summer house opened. But mysterious things begin to happen when they settle down in their country home. Loud, mocking laughter is heard, and a woman's body is discovered in the living room. Suddenly, the lights go out, and when they flash on again the body has disappeared!
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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Setting: The living room of the Brightons' country home, situated near a lake in a select summer resort.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

4m, 7f
BONIFACE BRIGHTON - Meek and mild-mannered
JULIET BRIGHTON - His shrewish and domineering wife
WENDY BRIGHTON - Their young and pretty daughter
ETTA PYE - A maid
VERNE EARLY - Handsome and good-natured
DIANA BRISBANE - Has a well-developed bump of personality
GRAHAM DAWSON - Arrives unexpectedly
DON OVERTON - From Headquarters
SERENA VIGILANTE - Very sure of herself
JOBYNA ROWLAND - Garrulous and effusive
ROXY ROTH - Alert and energetic
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