Murder: Stage Right

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William Shakespeare



Description –  A clear homage to the Bard of Avon, everyone will enjoy this funny, creative plot twister that includes a partial scene from Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet.  (Although scripted to be set in the 1940's, it can be adapted to many different time periods.)

Setting –  Chicago, 1946 in a temporary theater at the final dress rehearsal of Hamlet.  Because of the “dress rehearsal” aspect, the show can be done with minimal costume with or without a proscenium stage.

Price Level –  #1 (click link for script pricing chart)

Timeline – The actual murder mystery script runs approximately 1 hr and 30 min.  With time for a 3-4 course dinner and cocktail hour, running time is approximately 3:00-3:45 hrs.

Sleuthing – YES.  There is an opportunity for the audience to fill out accusation sheets and guess the murderer.

Music – No music or songs.

Acts – This murder mystery script has 4 Acts.

Endings – This murder mystery script has one ending.

Dinner Theater – This murder mystery script was originally written and designed to accompany a 3-4 course dinner.

Previous Productions (a sampling) 

United States:     California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina,  New York,

                           South Carolina, Texas,

Canada:  Ontario

Carribean:  Cayman Islands

Europe:  Geneva, Switzerland

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Original Interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Play

Written by Philip Lester