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A HOT CUP OF MURDER (non-musical)

Harrah's Casino presents
the world premiere by Scott Miller
Dec.27-28, 2000
Harrah's Casino, St. Louis

Purchase the script here.

SYNOPSIS
The family and friends of Preston Seaborn have gathered for a benefit dinner for his upcoming political campaign, but barely five minutes into dinner, Preston falls dead into his food, barely noticed by his bickering wife and kids. Seaborn's campaign manager Sam Gaines tries to control the ensuing chaos, but when Detective Coffee shows up with some uncomfortable secrets from the Seaborns' past, their only escape may be to serve dessert...

THE CAST
Preston Seaborn/Detective Coffee – Troy Schnider
Veronica Seaborn – Mary "Mo" Monahan
Cordelia Seaborn – Robin Kelso
Thaddeus Seaborn – Troy Turnipseed
Sam Gaines – Colin DeVaughan

THE ARTISTIC STAFF
Director – Scott Miller

AN INTERESTING SIDE NOTE...
I found out in 2018 that, back in 2000, Harrah's canceled further performances of this show because they had been pressured by Parents of Murdered Children Inc, who send out "Murder Is Not Entertainment" Alerts. Not even kidding. You have to wonder if these folks have ever seen any Shakespeare...

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