The Con by Tracy Wells

(10)
Productions (13)
Comedy
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70 - 80 minutes
24 Any (10-40 actors possible)
Set: Flexible

In this hilarious heist whodunit, a rare first-issue comic is up for grabs. Set at a Comic Con, this play consists of a series of vignettes, each with their own stand-alone story that also furthers the under-lying plot of a con in progress. There’s a bat-tastic hero clowning around with his foe in “The LARP Knight Rises,” a video game menace who loses it in more ways than one in “A Plumber Cracks,” a D&D newbie who wants to let her inner gnome shine in “The Ballad of Lena Moonfallen,” some costumed competitors who will stop at nothing to complete their quartet in “Cosplaying with Fire,” and much more. Keep your audience laughing and guessing with this clever Comic Con caper!

Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $90
Standard Edition $13.99
eScript Digital Edition $17.5
Stage Manager Edition $24.99

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Play Details

In this hilarious heist whodunit, a rare first-issue comic is up for grabs. Set at a Comic Con, this play consists of a series of vignettes, each with their own stand-alone story that also furthers the under-lying plot of a con in progress. There’s a bat-tastic hero clowning around with his foe in “The LARP Knight Rises,” a video game menace who loses it in more ways than one in “A Plumber Cracks,” a D&D newbie who wants to let her inner gnome shine in “The Ballad of Lena Moonfallen,” some costumed competitors who will stop at nothing to complete their quartet in “Cosplaying with Fire,” and much more. Keep your audience laughing and guessing with this clever Comic Con caper!

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 24 Any (10-40 actors possible)
  • Set: Flexible
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-955-5

Production History

JUN 11, 2024 - JUN 11, 2024
Peanut Gallery Players
Rochester, MI United States
Peanut Gallery Players Rochester, MI United States
MAY 23, 2024 - MAY 24, 2024
The Key School
Annapolis, MD United States
The Key School Annapolis, MD United States
MAY 10, 2024 - MAY 10, 2024
Pleasant Grove High School
Texarkana, TX United States
Pleasant Grove High School Texarkana, TX United States
MAY 08, 2024 - MAY 09, 2024
Dailey Middle School
Austin, TX United States
Dailey Middle School Austin, TX United States
APR 12, 2024 - APR 13, 2024
Avon Middle-High School
Avon, MA United States
Avon Middle-High School Avon, MA United States
MAR 28, 2024 - MAR 28, 2024
West Springfield Middle School Drama Club
West Springfield, MA United States
West Springfield Middle School Drama Club West Springfield, MA United States
MAR 15, 2024 - MAR 17, 2024
South Winneshiek Community School District
Calmar, IA United States
South Winneshiek Community School District Calmar, IA United States
MAR 14, 2024 - MAR 14, 2024
Founders Academy
Woonsocket, RI United States
Founders Academy Woonsocket, RI United States
MAR 01, 2024 - MAR 03, 2024
Postville Community School District
Postville, IA United States
Postville Community School District Postville, IA United States
NOV 16, 2023 - NOV 16, 2023
Academy of Science and Design
Nashua, NH United States
Academy of Science and Design Nashua, NH United States
NOV 10, 2023 - NOV 12, 2023
Marquette Catholic High School
Michigan City, IN United States
Marquette Catholic High School Michigan City, IN United States
OCT 19, 2023 - OCT 21, 2023
Dyer County High School
Newbern, TN United States
Dyer County High School Newbern, TN United States
MAY 13, 2022 - MAY 13, 2022
Eisenhower High School
Shelby Township, MI United States
Eisenhower High School Shelby Township, MI United States
JUN 11, 2024 - JUN 11, 2024
Peanut Gallery Players
Rochester, MI United States
Peanut Gallery Players Rochester, MI United States
No professional productions.

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