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The Mystery of the Tattered Trunk

Thomas W. Olson, playwright
Hiram Titus, composer


96 pgs. 13 male, 9 female +ensemble

Originally produced in CTC’s 1984-85 season

Run Time: 90 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 8+


Mystery is abound on the Lavinia, a luxury ocean liner, launching for the first time in the summer of 1928. The young American hero, Kate McGrew, is on a search for the owner of a mysterious purse containing an ominous warning note. Although Kate has befriended many of the rich and famous passengers of the Lavinia, are they really who they seem to be? Can Kate solve this whodunit before she gets tossed overboard?

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

*The Mystery of the Tattered Trunk  is not a musical, but there is a CD available for underscoring. Additional fees apply.

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Track 44


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