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By: Tom Shelton, Alyssa CanannAdd to Wish List
Script: $7.50
eScript Perusal: $7.50
Notebook Script: $16.75
   (8.5 x 11 3-ring binder with large margins for notes)
eAudition Monologue (Digital Download): $1.99
Piano Score: $15.00  (Includes vocal lines)
Production/Rehearsal CD Combo: $15.00
First Performance Royalty: $75.00
Each Additional Performance: $75.00
Limited Video Rights: $30.00  (See FAQ for full description.)
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Extra Streams: $0.50
   (Valid with purchase of Limited Streaming/Broadcast Right. See FAQ for full description.)
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Personalized Poster: $2.50
Types: Musical, Interactive Theater, Community Theatre
Genres: Comedy, Mystery
Theme: Dinner Theatre
Running Time: 120 minutes
Speaking Cast: 3-5 females, 4-6 males, 1 either, 8-12 total cast
Flexibility: doubling possible
ISBN: 978-1-61588-214-4
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Recent Productions:
Gourmet Dectective - Orange County, CA
Ogemaw Heights High School - West Branch, MI
Orland High School Band - Orland, CA
Box Factory Theatre Co. - Allegan, MI
Elma High School - Elma, WA
The Harrison Players, Inc. - Harrison, NY
Waterville High School - Waterville, ME
Cherokee High School - Rogersville, TN
Malibu High School - Malibu, CA
SLV Theatre Company - Fort Garland, CO
Caring House - Iron Mountain, MI
Kansas City Academy - Kansas City, MO
Bethel High School - Hampton, VA
The time is 1928, the place is New York City. It is the opening night party at a swank Times Square restaurant for a particularly dreadful new Broadway musical. With each new review comes a mysterious death, and so it falls to Anthony Badger, food critic and amateur sleuth, along with the audience, to sort out the patterns and find the killer.
A smart, affectionate parody of theatrical characters in the best glimpse-backstage tradition. This comic murder-mystery is perfect for small theatre companies who need small-cast plays. Commissioned by The Gourmet Detective (Orange County, CA), it has proved to be an audience favorite.

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