Villa Eden

Written by:

Colleen Curran

Cast Size:
8

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 5

Genre:

Comedy
Mystery

Themes:

Murder

Length:

100 min.

Year Written:

1996

Synopsis:

I Love Lucy meets Agatha Christie in Villa Eden, a Bed & Breakfast murder mystery comedy. Charisse Brunswick must contend with murder, mayhem, feuding triplets, a woman of mystery, a disgruntled paleontologist, an angry architect and an old flame the first time her new establishment has a full house.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

CHARISSE BRUNSWICK, a hopeless romantic Bed and Breakfast owner.

DR. ANNING BRICE, fossil finder, gruff, burly, snarly, messy.

DIANA CINZANO (alias CHYNZIA SACARDI), a sophisticated mystery woman on the run… but from what?

ANDREW CLIFTON CARDIFF, an angry architect whose designs are too visionary.

CONSTABLE LAURENCE (LARRY) REMUS, sensitive local cop, Charisse’s high school sweetheart.

TRIPLETS: (all played by the same actor)

CYRIL CHITTENDEN, a scam artist, cad, sneak, and worm.

AVRIL ST-CYR, a social butterfly, Marilyn Monroe like blonde.

APRIL ST-CYR, an icy blonde, cold-hearted realtor.

First Produced:

1996, Blyth Festival

Resources:

Villa Eden is available through the CPO Website.

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