Script Recommendations

SCRIPT RECOMMENDATIONS

Don’t quite know where to begin choosing a script? Based on what others have ordered and our own personal opinions, here’s an idea where to start. Each category could include a lot more – these are just our top choices. And, remember, titles and lines may be changed. But you do need to ask!

If you’re still not sure, drop us an email and describe your circumstances. We’ll be happy to give you some ideas.

FIRST TIME PRODUCERS – EASIEST SHOWS

5. MURDER AT THE COMPANY PARTY

8. THE DEATH OF DR. PEPPER

12. FUNERAL FOR A GANGSTER

13. THE HAUNTING

20. SEANCE AT THE ___________

HIGH SCHOOLS (and even some middle schools)

9. THE GHOST OF JEB TAYLOR

16. MURDER, MEDIUM-RARE

23. THE GREAT HIGH SCHOOL WHODUNIT (WRITTEN ESPECIALLY FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS)

29. TROUBLE AT THE TALENT SHOW (WRITTEN ESPECIALLY FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS)

COMMUNITY THEATRES

3. MURDER IN BLACK & WHITE

10. THE FATAL FIFTIES AFFAIR

14. HONEYMOON FROM HELL

17. PAJAMA PARTY MURDERS

22. WEDDING FROM HELL

30. REALITY BITES BACK

LARGE CAST (9 or more)

9. THE GHOST OF JEB TAYLOR

11. MY FATAL VALENTINE

22. WEDDING FROM HELL

23. THE GREAT HIGH SCHOOL WHODUNIT

29. TROUBLE AT THE TALENT SHOW

SMALL CAST (6 or less)

15. MURDER IN 3-D

8. THE DEATH OF DR. PEPPER

10. THE FATAL FIFTIES AFFAIR

12. FUNERAL FOR A GANGSTER

20. SEANCE AT THE ________

25. MURDER BY MAGIC

26. WIN, LOSE, OR DIE

MULTIPLE ENDINGS

11. MY FATAL VALENTINE

16. MURDER, MEDIUM-RARE

28. CRITICAL REVIEW

FUNNIEST (Okay, that’s really subjective. But these are the ones that crack us up the most.)

14. HONEYMOON FROM HELL

19. REUNION AT HIPPIE HIGH

21. WAKE THE DEAD

22. WEDDING FROM HELL

24. CURSE OF THE HOPELESS DIAMOND

27. LAST DANCE OF DR. DISCO

26. WIN, LOSE, OR DIE

THE BEST SHOWS TO “HOLIDIZE” – these scripts (with a little tweaking) can be Holiday Mysteries. I’ve started you off with a few ideas, and if you want more, give us a call. Also, be sure to read How To ‘Holidize.’

3. MURDER IN BLACK & WHITE
Actually, this one already has been Holidized for you, only it’s titled “Murder in Red & Green”

5. MURDER AT THE COMPANY PARTY.

This one is already written with Holiday references, but feel free to add more.

8. THE DEATH OF DR. PEPPER

The location is ‘your’ Holiday party. The 3 Mrs. Peppers wear different color Santa hats.

9. THE GHOST OF JEB TAYLOR

Jeb was murdered 200 years ago – New Year’s Eve.

12. FUNERAL FOR A GANGSTER

Change what Guido was eating when he was ‘blown away’ to figgy pudding.

13. THE HAUNTING

Jack and Charlotte were eloping on Christmas Eve.

14. HONEYMOON FROM HELL.

It’s not a Honeymoon Trip – it’s a Buon Natale Cruise!