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WRITE ME A MURDERAdd to Cart
By: Michael DruceAdd to Wish List
Script: $6.50
Notebook Script: $12.75
   (8.5 x 11 3-ring binder with large margins for notes)
First Performance Royalty: $35.00
Each Additional Performance: $35.00
Limited Video Rights: $30.00
Limited Streaming/Broadcast Rights: $30.00
Extra Streams: $0.30
Type: Short Play
Genres: Mystery, Farce
Themes: Writing, Greed
Running Time: 50 minutes
Speaking Cast: 5 females, 5-6 males, 1-2 either, 11-13 total cast
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Recent Productions:
Stage West Drama Club - Downingtown, PA
Chaminade University of Honolulu - Honolulu, HI
Caroline Freeman College - University of Otago - Dunedin, New Zealand
Madison High School - Rexburg, ID
Junior Woman's Club of Hilton Village - Newport News, VA
West Fork High School - Sheffield, IA
Heritage Theatre Cafe and Pub - Dewey, OK
Littlerock High School - Littlerock, CA
wallington high school - lodi, NJ
ETC - Eureka, SD
Charles Hays Secondary School - Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
Lutheran High Northeast - Norfolk, NE
Jackson High School - Jackson, GA
Fertile-Beltrami Public Schools - Fertile, MN
Thomas Hart Middle School - Pleasanton, CA
Atascocita Middle School - Humble, TX
Madison High School - Rexburg, ID
Easton School Department - Easton, ME
Bishop White School - Port Rexton, NL, Canada
Norquay School - Norquay, SK, Canada
Humphrey Middle School - Romeoville, IL
Madison High School - Rexburg, ID
Union City Area School District - Union City, PA
Coweta High School - Coweta, OK
Madison High School - Rexburg, ID
Harrison Central High School - Cadiz, OH
Mayfield Central School - Mayfield, NY
Des Moines Area Community College Urban Campus - Des Moines, IA
Central Middle School - Plymouth, MI
Heritage High School - Ringgold, GA
School District No. 2 - Warehouse - Green River, WY
Easton High School - Easton, ME
Madison High School - Rexburg, ID
Christ Lutheran Church - Monroe, MI
Rocky Hill High School Drama Club - Rocky Hill, CT
Byrd Middle School - Tulsa, OK
Karns Middle School - Knoxville, TN
Smoky Valley High School - Lindsborg, KS
 
Synopsis
Edward Fortune's name is synonymous with money. The eccentric business tycoon subscribes to the notion that living well is the best revenge. Flamboyant and outspoken, ten guests are invited to Mr. Fortune's lavish weekend retreat for a creative investment opportunity. They're thinking stocks and bonds, but Mr. Fortune with all the access to all of the money in the world, just bought a fledgling theatre and bet his artistic director that ten ordinary people could write a more entertaining play than anything that's been staged at this off-off Broadway theatre. If they succeed, they will receive a sizable check for their creative contributions; if they fail, they enjoyed a nice, quiet weekend in an exquisite estate. Somewhere between nice and quiet, the rules apparently change and the greedy guests decide fewer writers means more money which means a higher body count.
 

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