The Ghostly Chaperone • A Short Play for Hallowe’en

The Ghostly Chaperone • A Short Play for Hallowe’en

by Kīra Shaffer and Cory Larsen

A couple’s private Halloween at home is disrupted by a surprise visitor. The festival of Samhain, or as we more commonly know it, Hallowe’en, is a favorite time of year for many people. The festival of Samhain, or as we more commonly know it, Hallowe’en, is a favorite time of year for many people. This play from The Witching Hour, a collection of short plays of the haunting and the macabre is a perfect fit for the celebration of that season, or for any time of the year.

Content Advisory: Thematic elements. Suitable for most teens and adults.


PLAY DETAILS

  • (2f, 1m)
    • HANK: an amiable young man, 20s or 30s

      ARIA: Hank’s girlfriend who can see ghosts, 20s or 30s

      GWENDOLYN: a well-dressed ghost, Hank’s dead mother

  • About 23 minutes
  • Period costumes
  • Simple Setting and props
  • ORDER # 3338

PERUSAL MATERIALS

Perusal Script (PDF) of Ghostly Chaperone PERUSAL

 

The Individual Plays in the Collection are available for separate performance:


REHEARSAL MATERIALS AVAILABLE 

  • Script in PDF format  — Order #3338a : $20.00 (will be sent to you by email, from which you will be authorized to make copies for your production)



  • First Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #3338d : $20.00 (for the first or only performance)



  • Second Performance Amateur/Educational Royalty — Order #3338e : $20.00 (For each successive performance)



  • Professional Royalties will be quoted upon licensing application

EMAIL us for rights and information. Be sure to give us anticipated performance dates and the address of your group and, if different, your theatre. Please also include a contact name and phone number.


BILLING CREDITS:

The following is how the credits should read in all programs, posters, fliers, handbills and other promotional advertising for the show:

THE GHOSTLY CHAPERONE

by
Kīra Shaffer and Cory Larsen

NOTE: The names of the Playwright(s), Composer, Lyricist, and Bookwriter shall be equal in size, type, coloring, boldness, and prominence. No billing shall appear in type larger or more prominent than the billing to the Authors except for the title of the play. (In a press release all type, will of course, be the same size.)

ALSO:

THIS NOTICE MUST APPEAR IN ALL PROGRAMS, ON ALL POSTERS AND PUBLICITY MATERIALS AND INTERNET ADVERTISING/WEBPAGES FOR THE PLAY:
The Ghostly Chaperone is presented through special arrangement with Leicester Bay Theatricals.  All authorized materials are also supplied by LBT, www.leicesterbaytheatricals.com”


PRODUCTIONS:

  • PREMIERED 2021 at The Hive Collective, Provo, Utah

 


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