Good Help Is So Hard to Murder

by  Pat Cook

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  1m, 7f

At last, a delightful comedy for an all female cast!

Convinced that the maid "knows too much" about her family's shady past, Delilah conspires with her younger sister to kill her. A visit from Elmira, the local psychic, warns them that a tragedy (and most certainly a comedy) is about to occ…

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Good Help Is So Hard to Murder

by  Pat Cook

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    1m, 7f

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At last, a delightful comedy for an all female cast!

Convinced that the maid "knows too much" about her family's shady past, Delilah conspires with her younger sister to kill her. A visit from Elmira, the local psychic, warns them that a tragedy (and most certainly a comedy) is about to occur. Delilah's tea party didn't work as planned, but perhaps a drop or two of the right chemistry in the maid's bedside tea will do the trick. Just when it looks like the deed is done, the Grim Reaper makes a timely appearance and Elmira senses danger! Officer Judy arrives to help resolve this farce, but it's the parrot that solves the crime!

From the comically gifted author of Warts and All

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Additional Features: Animal spot

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1m, 7f
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Plus 1 parrot

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Pat Cook

Pat Cook got his first taste of seeing his work in print when he was still in high school in Frankston, Texas, writing for the school paper. Then, during the summers, he wrote a column for his hometown newspaper. It wasn't until college, however, when he saw the movie version of Neil Simon's The Odd Co ...

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