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From murder mysteries to gothic horror, Stage Partners has an exciting collection of suspenseful plays by some of the most exciting playwrights working today. From high schools and middle schools to community and professional theatres, Stage Partners has chilling new plays for every stage.

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  • The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes - Stage Partners

    The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 7-10 actors, flexible
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Clever Sherla Gomes, the Great, Great Granddaughter of famous sleuth Sherlock, teams up with her loyal friend Lolo Watson to get to the bottom of some seriously mysterious happenings. In The Blue Diamond case, they have to figure out what an uncooked goose has to do with a missing jewel - and why Jenny the Scorpion is so dangerously irritable... In The Speckled Band, the g...
  • The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes: The Blue Diamond - Stage Partners

    The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes: The Blue Diamond

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 7-10 actors, flexible
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Clever Sherla Gomes, the Great, Great Granddaughter of famous sleuth Sherlock, teams up with her loyal friend Lolo Watson to get to the bottom of some seriously mysterious happenings. In The Blue Diamond case, they have to figure out what an uncooked goose has to do with a missing jewel - and why Jenny the Scorpion is so dangerously irritable... Performed together or separately, these one-act myst...
  • The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band - Stage Partners

    The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

    Written By: Jon Jory
    Length: 30-35 minutes
    Cast Size: 8-12 actors, flexible
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Clever Sherla Gomes, the Great, Great Granddaughter of famous sleuth Sherlock, teams up with her loyal friend Lolo Watson to get to the bottom of some seriously mysterious happenings. In The Speckled Band, the girls must solve a high-profile murder involving a cheetah, and baboon, and an expiring inheritance. Performed together or separately, these one-act mysteries, inspired by the stories of Sir...
  • Edgar: A Ghost Story - Stage Partners

    Edgar: A Ghost Story

    Written By: John Haman
    Length: 35-40 minutes
    Cast Size: 6-20 actors (suggested casting: 4F, 2M,)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    A first-year high school drama teacher arrives at school to find her auditorium haunted. Against this backdrop, a terminally ill girl falls in love for the first time with a troubled boy as she works against time to stage a tender, autobiographical play. A love-letter to high school theater, Edgar explores the realms of the living, dead, and dying with humor and grace. The play features virtually...
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