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It Was…The Butler!

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It Was…The Butler! Full-Lengths

By: Bryan Starchman
Cast: 9 M, 7 F, 12 flexible (With Doubling: 9 M, 5 F, 7 flexible. Tripling possible.)
Performance Time: Approximately 75-90 minutes, 68 pgs.

It Was…The Butler!

FARCE/MYSTERY. A murder-mystery series premiered on TV and would go down in history as the worst murder-mystery series of all time. It was entitled “It Was…The Butler!” And after an hour of murder, mystery, and mayhem, it turned out that, yes, the Butler had done it. Peter Piper vowed to grow up to be just like that detective on TV and rid the world of evil butlers. When a butler is murdered at the National Association of Butlers convention, Peter comes to one conclusion: The butler did it! Madcap missteps, quirky suspects, and pure hilarity abound as Peter investigates with the help of his trusty American sidekick, Watsonville.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $8.95 each
Royalty: $75.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $398.00  (31 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Bryan Starchman Bryan Starchman is a playwright, actor, and teacher. He grew up in Mariposa, CA, where he teaches American literature and theatre at Mariposa County High School. Mr. Starchman graduated from UCLA with a BA in American literature and culture and an emphasis in dramatic writing.

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