by Vivian Lermond

MAD FOR MYSTERY offers a full evening of tasty shorts sure to satisfy a mystery lover’s palette. This collection of six one-act plays, offering roles for Gen Z to age 50+ actors, serves up a smorgasbord of “who-dunnits” with a madness chaser, sure to sate your audience’s senses. 

Each unique play tackles plot twists and turns that make MAD FOR MYSTERY a memorable night of theatre, taking on all your favorite motives for murder – love, greed, buried secrets, and of course, a distinctive dose of revenge. 

Join us in witnessing the full experience of the unpredictable under belly of human nature gone awry – that magic that makes for the wonderful genre of mystery. 

  • Cast Size: Flexible Casting
  • Running Time: Variable
  • Royalty Rate: $75 for the Full Evening, $15 for individual plays

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About the Playwright

Vivian is an award-winning playwright who has penned more than 100 plays and monologues that have entertained audiences on four continents and nine countries – the US, Mexico, England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Malaysia and South Korea. Her play, THE MADNESS OF MEMORY, is included in the Smith & Kraus Publication BEST TEN MINUTE PLAYS OF 2022. Her full-length drama/comedy, Back to Bethlehem (PA), premiered Off-Broadway in 2006 at the Manhattan Theatre Club. She has taught playwriting at a local college and has facilitated playwriting workshops at writing conferences. Vivian has lent her talents to Gallagher Literary, an LA talent management company, where she evaluated pitches and screenplay submissions. She also has freelanced for, where she was a script analysis specialist for stage plays. She has been a proud member of The Dramatists Guild since 1998.

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