City of Blood

one-act produced in 2008 at the Bryant-Lake Bowl
written & directed by Steve Schroer
based on the 1936 story* by John Carroll Daly

Race Williams, American literature’s very first hard-boiled detective, is hired to clean up a town taken over by gangsters. Don’t bet on the gangsters!

cast: 5M, 2F
written for a bare stage; all props are mimed except for guns

* never before, to the best of our knowledge, adapted for the theater