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The Morgue, The Merrier

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by Jim Christian
The National Conference of The Benevolent Establishment for the Rejuvenation and Education of Forensic Toxicologists (B.E.R.E.F.T.)…and there’ll be overtime for those in attendance this year.


PLAY DETAILS:

  • ORDER #3090
  • Characters: 5m 3w
    Dr. Antoine Toklas – large, robust forensics expert with low tolerance
    Dr. Ned Quinn – soft-spoken and mild-mannered specimen tester
    Dr. Carolyn Curtis – gifted organizer who knows how to get things done
    Dr. Mickey Ballou – jokester who’s the watchdog for government policies
    Dr. Dina Quayle – bubbly and fast-talking specialist in PCP and other narcotics
    Verna Watkins – everybody’s right hand — tireless, even-tempered and a bit of a frump
    Dr. Byron Periwinkle – senior staff member from England who tends to call the shots
    Orlando Steele – outrageous, high-profile hair designer who is tonight’s guest lecturer

PERUSAL COPIES

  • The PERUSAL PAGES file for The Morgue, The Merrier is available by clicking MorgueTheMerrierPERUSAL 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:
    • $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)
    • $60 Royalty for the first performance



    • $45 Royalty for each additional performance



    • 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.
  • 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

  • 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:
The Morgue, The Merrier

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:
The Morgue, The Merrier is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT, www.leicesterbaytheatricals.com”


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