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Showdown At Gambler’s Gulch

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by Jim Christian
Synopsis: A town meeting in the Old West provides the setting for this saga in which the mayor is murdered and a notorious slate of candidates vie to become his replacement.


PLAY DETAILS:

  • ORDER #3092
  • Characters: 6m 2w
    Eustace Biddle – glad-handed mayor of Gamblers’ Gulch
    Zedekiah Cosgrave – humorless undertaker
    Tombstone Jack – right-hand “enforcer” to the mayor
    Lulabelle Free – clairvoyant owner of the local saloon/hotel
    Old Scrappy – kindly, but vague-minded prospector
    Mercy Trust – priggish, rigid school marm
    Edgar Allan Polecat – bookish Kypipawitz Indian
    Swampwater Sam Larue – traveling patent medicine seller

  • PERUSAL COPIES
  • The PERUSAL PAGES file for Showdown At Gambler’s Gulch is available by clicking Showdown…GulchPERUSAL 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 of Non-musicals:
    • $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

  • Juab Fine Arts Council — October 2015
  • Chameleons Murder Mystery Theatre — 1988- 2014 (tours)

BILLING CREDITS

The following is how the credits should read in all programs, posters, fliers, handbills and other promotional advertising for the show:
Showdown At Gambler’s Gulch

A Chameleons 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:
Showdown at Gambler’s Gulch is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT, www.leicesterbaytheatricals.com”


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