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Death On Deck

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by Jim Christian
Synopsis: An unpredictable Caribbean cruise goes haywire when voodoo conjures up a band of 18th century pirates whose mutinous plan leads to murder and mayhem for passengers and crew alike.


 

PLAY DETAILS:

  • ORDER #3083
  • Characters: 5m 3w
    Horatio DuPont – blue-blooded captain of the luxury liner
    Janice Johnson – pert cruise director who carries a torch for Horatio
    Daedalus – inept captain of the pirate band
    Lightfingered Liz – jewelry-pinching pirate, devoted to Daedalus
    Fitz Malloy – Irish-born brains of the pirate crew
    Salty Pierre – lascivious Frenchman who repulses and woos the ladies
    Ramus the Dolt – mindless pirate with a loose tongue
    Leonora Pritchard – kidnapped aristocrat who is held by the pirates

PERUSAL COPIES

  • The PERUSAL PAGES file for Death On Deck  is available by clicking Death On DeckPERUSAL The PDF file is the first act of the play and all other pertinent information about the play.
  • EMAIL us for rights and information. Be sure to give us anticipated performance dates and the address of your group and, if different, your theatre. Please also include a contact name and phone number.

PURCHASE REHEARSAL MATERIALS:

(Any PDF purchased will be emailed to your email address — if you need to provide that to us (not the one on your PayPal account?), email us. CDs will be mailed to a snail mail address. Do not purchase rehearsal materials or pay for royalties until you have performance clearance.)

  • Fees for Amateur and Educational performances:
    • $60 Royalty for the first performance + $30 (for Performance Package: 1 Script, 1 set of sleuthing sheets, other materials needed)



    • Performance License & Performance Package emailed to you (you must return the license signed)
    • Permission to make multiple copies for your group only (up to 15 copies, including technical)
    • Following your performance run, you must also sign the “Certificate of Destruction” indicating that all copies of the script sent to you, including the electronic PDF original, have been destroyed, and that nothing has been distributed to others. The performance license is good for 365 days, after that time a new performance license must be issued.
  • $45 Royalty for each additional performance



  • Professional Rights quoted upon application to us.
  • EMAIL us for rights and information. Be sure to give us anticipated performance dates and the address of your group and, if different, your theatre. Please also include a contact name and phone number.




PRODUCTIONS

  • Benicia USD —  Benicia, California — January 27, 2018
  • Sky View High School Theatre — Smithfield, UT — April 27 & 28, 2017
  • Weber High School Theatre Arts — Pleasant View, Utah — October 2016
  • Chameleon’s Murder Mystery Theatre — 1988- 2014

BILLING CREDITS

The following is how the credits should read in all programs, posters, fliers, handbills and other promotional advertising for the show:
Death On Deck

A Chameleon’s Murder Mystery
by
Jim Christian

NOTE: The names of the Playwright(s), Composer, Lyricist, and Bookwriter shall be equal in size, type, coloring, boldness, and prominence. No billing shall appear in type larger or more prominent than the billing to the Authors except for the title of the play.

ALSO:

THIS NOTICE MUST APPEAR IN ALL PROGRAMS, ON ALL POSTERS AND PUBLICITY MATERIALS AND INTERNET ADVERTISING/WEBPAGES FOR THE PLAY:
Death On Deck is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT, www.leicesterbaytheatricals.com”


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