The Murder Game

by  Constance Cox

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  2m, 2f

Brian is financially dependent on his wife Sheila, and he is in love with another woman. An acquaintance convinces him he would be better off if Sheila were to die and then suggests a "foolproof' murder scheme, adding that he only wants the satisfaction of committing a perfect murder. The murder is …

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The Murder Game

by  Constance Cox

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior

Additional Info

Brian is financially dependent on his wife Sheila, and he is in love with another woman. An acquaintance convinces him he would be better off if Sheila were to die and then suggests a "foolproof' murder scheme, adding that he only wants the satisfaction of committing a perfect murder. The murder is successfully carried out but it is not long before Brian realizes he has exchanged the frying pan for the fire.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Setting: A Living-room

Casting

2m, 2f
Brian Hamilton: floridly handsome, suggestions of sporting background; about 40
Gerry Stephens: shoulder-length hair, 'quite beautiful', superficially charming, but dangerous, feline, corrupt; 28 but looks younger
Sheila Hamilton: attractive, pleasant, practical, blonde; about 35
June Maitland: very pretty, very nice, very intelligent; about 26
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