Real True Crime

Author: David Lee White

Real True Crime

Description: Maddie is a 40 year old divorced WaWa clerk (with a penchant for playing the lotto and reading true crime) who runs afoul of a masked hold-up man, an aging, drug addicted child star, a young punk rocker and a man in a penguin suit.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 5/24/2016
Content Advisory: Strong language
2 Acts, 85 Minutes
3 Females, 3 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Crime · Dark Comedy · Fight Sequences · Money · Mystery/Suspense/Noir · Pop Culture · Romance · Satire/Parody · Sex · Show Biz · Surrealism/Absurdism · Violence

Original Production Information

Real True Crime was workshopped by The Hive Exposed Series in NYC with the following cast: and crew:

Director: Jeffrey Keenan

Maddie: Marissa Parness Rader
Charly: Alan Winner
Longhofer: Ron Bopst
Barry/Peter Penguin: Kyle Haggerty
Claire: Libby Froeder
Doreen: Wynne Anders