Full-Length or One-Act
At the end of the 1940s an old theatre is about to be torn down. As the theatre’s acting troupe is packing up the props, costumes and set pieces, a magician’s trunk is wheeled onstage. Suddenly, members of the company are turning up dead. This thriller has plenty of twists, turns, and terror. You never know who will end up in the “Murder Box.”
In 1890s London, a recent night of fatal violence has terrorized the city. Scotland Yard fears that the infamous Jack the Ripper has finally returned home. The tension mounts as the identity of who - or what - is truly responsible is finally revealed, proving that the truth is indeed stranger than fiction. This show is an adaptation of “The Stolen Body,” by H.G. Wells.
Inevitably, community theatres are destined to have Shakespeare and zombies. This comedy has both! In this show the fun kicks in to high gear, mixing theatre superstitions and history, Shakespearean speeches and insults, sword fights, and body parts into a silly, smart, delightful show that is enormously entertaining and slyly educational.
Don't leave the younger audiences out this fall! Here's an easy-to-produce scare fest for any theater group, and delivers a ton of laughs... and maybe even a few goosebumps!