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Cookies and Crime

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Cookies and Crime Full-lengths

By: Craig Sodaro
Cast: 5 M, 13 F, opt. extras (With doubling: 5 M, 10F)
Performance Time: Approximately 75 minutes, 66 pgs.

Cookies and Crime

FARCE/MURDER-MYSTERY. When the cookie money goes missing and the museum curator is found dead, bake-sale volunteers at the Houtini House Museum immediately suspect foul play. But with the police chief away on vacation, the bake-salers are forced to put aside their mixing bowls to become volunteer sleuths. Finding clues proves difficult, but with the aid of a teenage mystery buff, they manage to find the murder weapon—a plate of brownies. However, when another body shows up, the bake-salers wonder if they can unravel the mystery before anyone else partakes in a sweet to die for.

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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: $309.00  (21 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Chicago-born playwright Craig Sodaro has published more than 100 plays, some of which have been performed internationally. Mr. Sodaro studied playwriting at Marquette University and worked as a teacher for 33 years. He now writes plays full-time and lives in the Colorado Rockies with his wife Sue.

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