Synopsis

Southern Fried Murder

Southern Fried Murder $9.99

Billy St John

Published by Samuel French Inc

3 Male 5 Female

Way down south in Dixie, there's something's rotten in the cotton!

Wealthy family matriarch Magnolia Capote has summoned her kith and kin to dinner in a fancy restaurant to discuss her will

But when Mrs Capote is killed with her walking stick, mayhem ensues and her possible heirs become involved in a treasure hunt to interpret the encrypted will!

Actors are called to mill about the audience during pre-show as well as serving dinner to the dining room patrons!

Meals can actually be served during the show, or recipes can be substituted for food

The audience is totally involved in this mystery/comedy with one member actually recruited from the audience to play a small part, (this character gets beaten to death with a frozen chicken)

The roles spoof Tennessee Williams' heroines, Bette Davis in Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte, characters from Tobacco Road, Truman Capote, and other denizens of the Deep South

The script even includes recipe hand-outs, courtesy of gourmet cook Philia Hach!

Suitable for both school and adult groups, from the author of our plays, Rubies and Thirteen Past Midnight

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