Clue

Also available: Clue (High School Edition)

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by Wadsworth – the butler, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. Clue is the comedy whodunit that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out…WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!  Some restrictions may apply.

Now available via Broadway Media: Clue Scenic Projections™ that will help you bring Boddy Manor to life!

Please note this is a play with underscoring music.

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Roles
5F, 6M
Musicians
1
Acts
1
Duration
90 Min

Creators

Jonathan Lynn

Jonathan Lynn

Based on the Screenplay Jonathan Lynn has directed 10 feature films including the cult classic Clue (he also wrote the screenplay), Nuns on the Run (also written by Mr Lynn), My Cousin Vinny, The Distinguished Gentleman, Sgt. Bilko, Greedy, Trial And...

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Sandy Rustin

Sandy Rustin

Writer Sandy Rustin is an actress and award winning playwright. Her comedy, 

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Hunter Foster

Hunter Foster

Additional Materials Hunter Foster is an Artistic Associate at the Bucks County Playhouse where he has directed: Clue: On Stage (World Premiere), Guys and Dolls, Company, Ain’t...

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Eric Price

Eric Price

Additional Materials Eric Price has written the lyrics and book to the musicals The Violet Hour, Radioactive, Presto Change-o, Around the World, Hello Out There, The Sixth Borough, and...

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Michael Holland

Michael Holland

Original Music Michael Holland is a multi-talented artist with work across the entire musical spectrum. His orchestration and vocal arrangement work can be heard on the 2011 Godspell revival cast recording (co-producer). As a composer...

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Instrumentation

1 Musician

Keyboard Only

Casting

Wadsworth
Male
A traditional British butler in every sense: uptight, formal and “by the book.” He is the driving force in the play.

Yvette
Female
A sexy, French Maid, with her own secret aspirations. (Also plays THE REPORTER in the final scene).

Miss Scarlet
Female
A dry, sardonic D.C. Madam who is more interested in secrets than sex.

Mrs. Peacock
Female
The church-going wife of a Senator. A bit batty, neurotic, and quick to hysteria.

Mrs. White
Female
A pale, morbid, and tragic woman. Mrs. White may or may not be the murderer of her five ex-husbands.

Colonel Mustard
Male
A puffy, pompous, dense, blow-hard of a military man.

Professor Plum
Male
An academic Casanova who woos women with his big … brain.

Mr. Green
Male
A timid, yet officious, rule follower. He’s a bit of a klutz and awfully anxious.

ENSEMBLE WOMAN to play:
THE COOK – A threatening presence.
THE MOTORIST – A benign gentleman who rings the wrong doorbell.
AUXILIARY SCARLET – The back of Miss Scarlet during a scene of theatrical trickery.
AUXILIARY WADSWORTH – Wadsworth during two scenes of theatrical trickery.
AN AGENT – An FBI agent who helps to save the day.

ENSEMBLE MAN to play:
MR. BODDY – A mobster type fella. A dark cloud follows this guy wherever he goes.
THE COP — A “Regular Joe.”
AUXILIARY MUSTARD – The back of Colonel Mustard during a scene of theatrical trickery.
AUXILIARY WADSWORTH – Wadsworth during two scenes of theatrical trickery.
AN AGENT – An FBI agent who helps to save the day.

Promotional Resources

Clue Logo Pack

Official Logo Pack

Included with license

Includes color and black and white high-resolution logo files in JPG, PNG, and EPS formats.

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Clue Official Show Artwork

Official Show Artwork

$175

Creating artwork for your performance has never been easier – customize online in minutes, download a print-ready PDF, order printed posters, access layered files.

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Clue Promotion Kit & Social Media Guide

Social Media Marketing Kit

$250

Includes everything you need to plan and implement the promotion of your show – 50+ graphics for social media, original show specific content, social media guide, promotion calendar and press release template.

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Clue Cast & Crew T-Shirts

Cast & Crew T-Shirts

As low as $14 each

Broadway Licensing has partnered with Subplot Studio to offer premium-quality Cast & Crew T-Shirts! You can add your theatre name, show dates and even your cast & crew names on the back.

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Production Resources

StageTracks

These high-quality, professional pre-recorded performance and rehearsal tracks will greatly enhance your production. These audio files are used for all music cues marked within the script. StageTracks are an excellent option if you're not using a live piano.

$300

ShowShare™ powered by Stellar

The official streaming platform offered by Broadway On Demand and powered by Stellar Tickets provides approved theatrical productions the opportunity to stream to their audiences via a global platform. No more technology or service fees! Customers keep 55% of their box office and the remaining 45% covers author and technology royalties, paid directly to save you the trouble. A Live/Video Archival License is required.

Additional Books

Additional books (Cast Script/Vocal, Piano/Conductor, etc.) are available.

$25 each

Sound Effects Package

Storms, screeching cats, mysterious footsteps and many more spooky sounds create the sonic landscape of this haunted mansion. Our easily downloadable SFX package includes all the necessary noises to enhance your production. No additional software is required so you can simply run these from a computer, phone or tablet.

$100

KeyboardTEK

Sound like Broadway with KeyboardTEK! KeyboardTEK provides original Broadway keyboard programming that's easy-to-use and playable for pit musicians of all levels. Licensing programming from KeyboardTEK will elevate your orchestra or pit band to the fullest using only the most authentic sounds.

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Credits

CLUE

Clue is adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn

Written by Sandy Rustin

Additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price

Original music composed by Michael Holland

Based on the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture based on the Hasbro board game CLUE