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Big Dog/Norman Maine Publishing, LLC
P.O. Box 1401
Rapid City, SD 57709
FAX: 605-791-0186


Last Resort, The

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By: Eddie McPherson
Cast: 7 M, 11 F, opt. extras
Performance Time: Approximately 120 minutes, 90 pgs.

Last Resort, The

FARCE. Grab yourself a can of Aqua Net hairspray! There’s a hot new beauty craze that’s driving the men of Lost Creek mad. It’s the beehive hairdo, and the higher the hair, the better. Dixie, a beauty shop owner and a master of beehives, has been inundated with customers who are desperate for high hair. Eager to win the heart of Avis Crum—a 90-year-old womanizer who happens to be the only available bachelor in Lost Creek—Granny Rose and Wider Snipes decide to get themselves a beehive since “There ain’t nothin’more sexy to a man than a woman with high air.” Determined to become a beehive master herself, Linda Jean sets out to learn the art of the beehive by practicing on neighborhood scarecrows. In the meantime, a couple of city slickers arrive in Lost Creek looking to sign up organ donors. The hospitable folk of Lost Creek are more than willing to oblige. You see, they’ve been wanting to get rid of their organs for years in order to make way for the hottest “new” instrument to hit the region, the harmonica. This richly entertaining character-driven farce will charm audiences with its down-home humor and its eccentric and lovable cast of characters.

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $8.95 each
Royalty: $75.00/performance
Prompt Book: $16.00
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $75.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00
Play Pack: $309.00  (21 scripts for cast/crew, 1 royalty, 50 posters, 1 prompt book)

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Eddie McPherson Eddie McPherson has published more than 30 plays, some of which have become best-sellers. He has taught drama for more than 20 years and has been involved in several summer drama road tours, dinner shows, theatre shows, and drama camps. Mr. McPherson earned his undergraduate degree in broadcast writing and a Master’s degree in English. He resides in Atlanta, GA.