Trixie, the Teen Detective and the Mystery of Gravestead Manor
Full Length Play, Comedy / 7m, 16f
Trixie and her faithful chums set out to investigate ghostly Gravestead Manor. After all, isn't she Happyvale Heights' most famous teen detective? Didn't she solve six mysteries last week? A wacky fortune teller and her cohorts have taken up residence in the manor.
- Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
- Setting: In and around ghostly Gravestead Manor.
TRIXIE BLUE - a perky teen detective.
TRUDY - her chum.
BOBBY JO - her other chum.
SHEENA - not of the jungle.
MADAME ZOLGA OUPENSKYA - a fortune teller (or is she?).
LUIGI - one half of the great Linguinis.
GUISEPPE - the other half.
PROFESSOR HARLOW BEIDERMEYER - an off the wall archaeologist (or is he?).
URUSLA MUDGE - his grim assistant (or is she?).
GUNTHER - her grim assistant.
MURRAY NUSSBAUM - he bears little resemblance to James Bond.
REGGIE BUTTERFIELD - a debonair rich person.
BUNNY BUTTERFIELD - his equally rich sister.
MILDRED KREPSBACH - she's no Julia Child.
TED NEDERSON - an all-around good guy.
SERGEANT EDWINA GROSSINGER - tougher than General Patton, and meaner.
SERGEANT DETWEILER - her stalwart assistant (or is she?).
DORIS, MAVIS, MAUD, EUGENIA - Girl Scouts (or are they?).
YASMIN, YOLANDA - leftovers from a gypsy tribe.
- Cross gender casting
Five of the female characters can be played by men, with appropriate name changes.