The House on Haunted Hill

By Tommy Jamerson | Playwright
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Genre Drama/Comedy
Type Play
Subgenre Mystery/Horror/Thriller
Time Period 1911-1960
Male Actors 5
Female Actors 6
Undefined Actors 0
Length Full Length
Set Complexity basic

Summary

You’re cordially invited to a party to die for. Adapted from the Vincent Price classic, 'The House on Haunted Hill' tells the twisted tale of millionaire Frederick Lauren, his fourth wife Annabelle, and five, money-hungry guests who will each received fifty thousand dollars if they stay in a supposedly haunted house until sunrise. Filled with double crosses, jilted lovers, a wicked sense of humor, and a restless spirt or two, Haunted Hill proves to be a night you’ll never forget.

Characters

Eleanor Slides

Gender male
Age 40 - 70 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description The caretaker’s wife. Old and haggard. Also walks with a limp. Think Carol Kane.

Louis Slides

Gender male
Age 40 - 70 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description The caretaker of Valifax Manor. Large and menacing. Walks with a limp. Think Lurch.

Rebecca Valifax/The Bride

Gender female
Age 17 - 40 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description The madam of the house.

Cassidy Bowman

Gender female
Age 20 - 35 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Graced with a warm disposition and kind eyes.

Watson Pritchard

Gender male
Age 25 - 40 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Moody. Aloof. But not without a sense of humor.

Dr. David Trent

Gender male
Age 30 - 50 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Keenly intelligent but with an air of superiority.

Ruth Bridges

Gender female
Age 30 - 45 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Think a young Bea Arthur crossed with Hedda Hopper.

Lance Schroeder

Gender male
Age 20 - 35 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Handsome. Relies more on his looks than his intelligence. A bit of a womanizer.

Nina Meers

Gender female
Age 17 - 30 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Mousy and timid, but cleverer than she realizes.

Annabelle Lauren

Gender female
Age 25 - 45 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Sleek. Opinionated. A waspy femme fatale of sorts.

Frederick Lauren

Gender male
Age 35 - 65 years
Vocal Range not applicable
Ethnicity Any
Body Type Any
Personality

Description Debonair. Wealthy. The life (and death) of the party.

Special Considerations

  • Character Doubling
  • Multimedia/projections
  • Weapons
  • Visual Effects

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