REHEARSAL by John Emms


A dress rehearsal for a drama company run by a fractious husband and wife is interrupted when a character materialises and decides to take over from the actors. But he loses control when other characters take things in unexpected directions, culminating in an unplanned murder. The husband and wife find a new bond from resolving the chaos.



The company

Felicity Rogers –  Writer/ Director

Tom Rogers – Producer/Actor

Mary Johnson – Actor

Voice Off (Simon) – Sound/lighting crew (can double with Snapper, if last four lines are pre-recorded)

Play-within-a-play characters

Sebastian Harcourt – mid to late 30s

Laura Beaumont – mid 30s

Det. Ch. Insp. Snapper



Preview available here

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