BAD BLOOD IN THE BOOKSHOP
Type: One Act
Genres: Melodrama, Comedy
Themes: Love & Romance, Work, Betrayal
Duration: 30 minutes
Speaking Cast: 3 females, 3 males (6 total cast)
SYNOPSIS: Clarice DeLovely, a beautiful young London actress, arrives in Cactus Junction, Texas, to manage the small bookshop she inherited from her late father. Little does she know that Sylvester Swineheart (a devious and distant relative) plans to take over the shop and is in cahoots with crooked Sheriff Hornswoggler, who schemes to put the young mummer, along with her traveling companion, Winifred Snitwhistle, a grande dame of the British stage, six feet under. Complicating matters are a charming book-publishing heiress, Fann C. Free, and the shy and studious Chester G. Whilakers, who carries a torch for the lovely DeLovely. With many plot twists and turns, the "good guys" fight their way through a tangle of jokes, puns, and show-biz humor to save the day.
Scotia Village Repertory Theatre
Leyton High School
Tigard High School
Thomas S. Wootton High School
Lakeland School Dist. 272
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