Something's Afoot Author:James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach A FULL-LENGTH MUSICAL Time Period - 1930s, 19th Century Cast - 6 m, 4 f — Settings Of Play - Late spring, 1935. Rancour'... more »s Retreat - country estate of Lord Dudley Rancour, located on an island in the middle of a lake, somewhere in the English lake district. An entrance hall not like any entrance hall one has ever seen.
A zany, entertaining musical that takes a satirical poke at Agatha Christie mysteries and musical styles of the English music hall of the '30s. Ten people are stranded in an isolated English country house during a raging thunderstorm. One by one they're picked off by cleverly fiendish devices. As the bodies pile up in the library, the survivors frantically race to uncover the identity and motivation of the cunning culprit.
Nominee: Olivier Award, Best Musical of the Year, 1977 Nominee: 2 Joseph Jefferson Awards, 1973« less