The Price of a Ghost – Two Act Ghost Horror for Stage


No one but Achan can see the ghost that haunts his study, bent on doing him harm in this two act ghost horror for stage. His past has come back for him.


ghost horror for stage


A scary ghost story for stage….Business tycoon, Achan Wherewith has made his fortune over the years in whatever way he could, using both legal and illegal means. With his fortune, he has built a mansion for his family – his wife, Sarah and his son, Joshua to live in, when Joshua returns from fighting in Iraq.  He has moved into the comfortable but large family home with his wife, Sarah and two servants, Beth, the housekeeper and Zach, Achan’s bodyguard.  But although the house is brand new, it seems to be haunted and no one but Achan can see the ghost that haunts his study and seems bent on doing him harm in this two act ghost horror for stage.  Achan has to face the reality that bad things he has done in the past may have come back to haunt him…

Performance History:
John Forrest Secondary College, Western Australia – 2016

The author will allow workshopping of this play – in other words, actors and directors can work with and adapt the script for their particular set of circumstances.

Author: Paden Reilly

Genre: Drama and Horror – ghost stories stage play

Type: Two act play

Cast: 4M, 2F

Ages of Actors: Two middle aged, three 20-30 years and 1 undetermined

Suitable for: Adults, older teens

Length of play: 90 minutes

Set: 1 study, 1 bedroom, 1 dining room

Level of Difficulty: 7/10 – achieving, building and maintaining the tension in this scary ghost story

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Copyright © November 2011 Paden Reilly Off The Wall Plays

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