"Curse of the Edwards Place Mummy" Fall Murder Mystery

Directed by Justine Moser


5 PM - 7 PM, Friday, August 23, 2019

10 AM - 12 PM, Saturday, August 24, 2019 

at Edwards Place
700 North 4th St., Springfield, IL  62702


Roles available for 2 women, 3 men, and 2 roles of any gender. No experience is necessary. 


Performance dates:

October 12, 18, 19 at 6:30 PM

October 13 at 4:30 PM

The premise: 

A horror B-movie, "Curse of the Edwards Place Mummy" is being filmed at Edwards Place and they are filming a scene which needs extras dressed in Halloween costumes (that's where the guests come in!). During the filming, the director is killed in grisly fashion! Guests will need to put their detective skills to the test to discover which of the six suspects is the murderer.  


Murder victim:

Director: Man, older than actresses, has made a series of bad films but is an arrogant hot-head


Lead actress: Woman, older than supporting actress, has history with director, conniving but hard-working

Supporting actress: Woman, younger than lead actress, in relationship with director, not the sharpest tool in the box

Lead actor: Man, non-specific age, younger Harrison Ford-esque

Supporting actor: Man, non-specific age, nerdy and brilliant

Mummy villain: Any gender, 40+, used to be A-list horror actor, but has since fallen on hard times

Production assistant: Any gender, younger than director, related to director and does most of the work on the movies

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700 North 4th St, Springfield IL 62702

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