Jack Masterson and the Case of Absurdity – two act farce for teens

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In this two act farce for teens, Jack Masterson has just started a private detective agency with his friend Lisa and they are awaiting their first case when Miss Lovely walks through their door in need of assistance.

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farce for teens

JACK MASTERSON AND THE CASE OF ABSURDITY – TWO ACT FARCE FOR TEENS

In this two act farce for teens, Jack Masterson has just started a private detective agency with his friend Lisa and they are awaiting their first case when Miss Lovely walks through their door in need of assistance.  It seems that a priceless family heirloom of Miss Lovely’s has gone missing and she needs Jack to find it for her.  Jack gladly accepts the case and starts by checking out the scene of the crime and questions Miss Lovely’s maid, Yvette and her obnoxious neighbor Sandra Moody.
Jack comes to the conclusion that his old nemesis, Professor D. Veous must have some information on the whereabouts of the missing heirloom.  While Jack goes off to question the Professor at his headquarters underneath the local Happy Hamburger Hut, Lisa goes down to Club Shady to question some of the local thugs about the theft.  While there she runs into Jack’s biggest rival Detective O’Malley who decides to help her out questioning the criminal element.  What heirloom could possibly worth so much trouble?  With three different endings it could be anything!!!

Performance Accolades:
It was also nominated for Best Original Writing in 2002 by the Desert Theatre League of Palm Springs.

Michael Maxwell has been writing plays for the past 10 years and has written 13 plays and  had 11 of them produced both domestically on the community theater level and internationally at schools for English language programs. He has also written close to 60 “Saturday Night Live” style skits for a live sketch comedy show that performs in the Inland Empire.  His show “Like Clockwork” won the Desert Theater League of Palm Springs’ Best Original Writing Award in 2001.

Performance History:
This show was produced and performed at
Theatre 29 in Twentynine Palms, California – 2001 and was presented as a Summer Youth Play.
Maranatha Baptist University-Music and Drama Camp, WI, USA -2017
Towson High School, MD, USA – 2017

Author: Michael Maxwell

Genre: Comedy, Two act Farce, TWO ACT TEEN FARCE

Type: Full Length Stage Play in 2 acts

Cast: 18 (12F/6M)

Ages of Actors: Teen and Up

Suitable for: Any ages

Length: 90 Minutes

Set: Jack’s new office. A chair and a desk are all that furnish it. Jack is hanging his new private detective license/diploma. 

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Copyright October 2011 Off The Wall Play Publishers

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