LET'S HANG HIM AND READ THE WILL
ISBN: 978-1-61588-094-2
Type: Full Length
Genre: Mystery
Themes: Death, Crime, Social Status
Duration: 90 minutes
Speaking Cast: 13 females, 6 males (19 total cast)
SYNOPSIS: All is not well in the little burg of Beautyrest Springs. It's most prominent (and hated) citizen, F. Mycroft Tanner, did himself in. At least, that's what Sheriff Harold Tyred reports in between his visits with Martha, the maid, who was also seeing Percy, the gardener, who is sweet on Freida, the reporter, who really wants the inside scoop on Mycroft's death (and his rather plush will). It is up to fat cat attorney, Lamar Lee Rascal, to unravel all this and find the missing will, Mycroft's diamond ring, and the misplaced family scrapbook. He is distracted, however, by running into Mycroft's daffy sister, Jemmy Jean, who he left at the altar some twenty-five years ago. If you think it's all too confusing, wait until two people show up claiming to be the same long-lost daughter, the murdered maid's older sister puts in an appearance and a tour guide starts bringing groups through the scene of the crime. This riotous spoof is full of soap opera-isms and will keep you guessing until the last suspect you suspected is no longer a suspect. Interior set. “This play was an overwhelming success . . . this is one of your best!”—Jim Hutson, Clear Spring High School, Clear Spring, MD.
Siegel High School
Murfreesboro, TN
Reedsville Forensics
Reedsville, WI
Levi Stewart Community Theater
CORINNA, ME
Kamiah Jt School District #304
Kamiah, ID
HD Community Theater
Madras, OR
Lutheran High School Northwest
Rochester Hills, MI
"I love this show!!! It's funny and great. I am playing the role of Freida Post. This show has every thing! The ending is fantastic!"
By Madi McGuckin - Actress - Col. John Wheeler Middle School
One afternoon I caught some soap opera on TV. After listening to who was doing what with who else and why they weren't where they should be and not where they, in fact, were and so on, I thought this might make a spoof. I came up with a play originally called "Alone at Last". However, Heuer had the great sense to change the title and that's how "Lets Hang Him And Read The Will" came about.
MATERIALS & PERFORMANCES
Product Price Qty Total
Script
$8.50 $0.00
Notebook Script
$16.75 $0.00
Performance Royalty
$70.00 $0.00
Video Rights
$30.00 $0.00
Artwork Download
$30.00 $0.00
Add to Cart
Subtotal
$0.00
This title is in your Favorites. Click to remove.
This title is not in your Favorites. Click to add it.
888.473.8521
Fax: 319-368-8011
P.O. Box 248
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406
© 2019 Brooklyn Publishers