A Will to Murder


A cast of unsavory relatives, a corrupt lawyer, a sexy maid, and a devious butler keep the audience in suspense as the characters compete for deceased Mr. Thornburg’s wealth.

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    Bob Naquin
    5 women, 2 men, 1 either
    45 minute murder mystery

    About the play: William “Billy Bob” Thornburg has died somewhat peacefully in his sleep. A cast of unsavory relatives, a corrupt lawyer, a sexy maid, and a devious butler circle the body to divide the spoils of the wealthy Mr. Thornburg. Things take a decided turn toward evil as the cast suffers one fatality after another. The audience is kept in suspense to see who will ultimately survive and inherit all of Mr. Thornburg’s wealth.

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    Here’s what they’re saying about the show:

    • Very fun, interactive experience! Laughed so much! Robin J.
    • It was so much fun — wonderful cast. Sandra P.
    • It was a fantastic time and we enjoyed the entire evening. Brenda R.

    About the playwright: Bob Naquin writes and directs plays that reflect stories about the retirement community in which he lives, a fruitful source of ideas. His plays always entertain and bring a laugh when they are performed. In the meantime, he plays baseball and rides his motorcycle!

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    Crime, Mischief, Murder, The Law and Lawyers