A Lighter Shade of Noir

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

A Lighter Shade of Noir

by Patrick Derksen

A fabulously funny and high styling take on film noir.

 About 75 minutes
Act 1: 35 minutes, Act 2: 25 minutes, Act 3: 15 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 25
4 M | 5 W | 16 Any Gender


Simple set


 62 pages

Comedy

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Trent Trowel is your typical gumshoe. Searching the mean streets for crimes to solve and dames to fall for. He joins some of the world’s most famous detectives at the International PD gala. There’s Shirley Holmes, Jean Louie Phillip Eustache… and Aunt Beatrice. But is this just an innocent gala? Will the world’s most dastardly villains foil them with a fiendish master plan? Will Aunt Beatrice ever get an English muffin? Everything is not what it seems.

A fabulously funny and high styling take on film noir - it’s a lighter shade of noir after all!


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