Synopsis

Murder in the Library

Chris Shelstone

Published by Cyberpress

5 Male 2 Female

A book signing has been arranged at a local Library for Ray Bentos, a well-known author

Unfortunately, he won't be there in body because he's just been murdered

But his soul is alive and well and although he can't be seen or heard by the suspects, he is able to present himself to the library guests (ie the audience)

The family argue amongst themselves over who could be responsible for Ray's death

And hidden secrets start to be revealed ...

To read the opening scenes, click here

This is an Interative Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery events are a great way to help raise funds for
community organisations and can be performed in village halls, golf
clubs, church halls, school halls etc where there are no stage
facilities, as well as in a hall where a stage is available. It works
well when the audience are sat cabaret style in small groups.

An interval supper is usually well received.

Towards the end of the play, the audience are given an opportunity (if
they wish) to call the suspects over to their table and interrogate
them. They can then work as a team to write down who they think
committed the murder and why. Prizes for the winners and perhaps a
booby prize for the team that was way off the mark.

A few worthy and humorous solutions read out to all wraps up the
evening. All of my murder mystery plays have been performed by our
local drama group with great success and usually with a sell-out
audience.

Libraries are starting to open their doors for evening ticketed
events, so this particular title is ideal for performing at a local
Library.

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