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Tell-Tale Heart, The

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Tell-Tale Heart, The Short Plays

By: Albert T. Viola
Cast: 4 flexible
Performance Time: Approximately 10 minutes, 9 pgs

CLASSIC HORROR. Adapted from the tale by Edgar Allan Poe. A murderer begins to hear the heartbeat of his victim as he is being questioned by police. As the heartbeat grows louder, the murderer becomes increasing agitated until he confesses to having killed an old man with a “vulture eye,” dismembering his body, and hiding the body parts under the floor. Included in the short play collection "The Tell-Tale Heart."

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Please remember it is necessary to purchase one script for each cast member and one royalty for each performance.

Scripts: $7.95 each
Royalty: $20.00/performance
Poster Package: $50.00 (50/pkg)
Distribution Rights: $20.00
Artwork Rights: $50.00

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Albert T. Viola Albert T. Viola (1942-2009) was an award-winning actor and playwright who appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in television and motion pictures. Mr. Viola also served as a faculty fellow in Mathey College at Princeton University.

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