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Fine Wine, Good Friends, and a Wicked Murder
Ivanna Katenka, the ultra-mysterious airport security clerk, is hosting a wine-tasting party at her home in the little town of Gladerock. Ivanna is known for her excellent taste in wine and for providing an accommodating and relaxing atmosphere for friends and fellow wine enthusiasts to come together. Albeit, some of her guests do have rather wicked anger management problems. You've received the invite and plan to attend her wine tasting.
This is where your story begins.
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Ivanna Katenka is the ultra-mysterious airport security clerk. Far from a femme fatale, she is feared by most and has an intense anger management problem. She is the somewhat tolerable neighbor of Gretchen Audigger.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any type of uniform-like costume (i.e. a white shirt and black pants with a fake arm band or badge.)
Gretchen Audigger is a former barista from the local coffee shop in the tiny town of Gladerock. After meeting her wealthy fiancé 2 years ago, she’s become the town’s ultra-glamorous pampered princess. Her prior sugary sweet disposition has melted into a foul, ill-mannered spirit recently. Nonetheless, Gretchen is anything but boring.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Semi-formal cocktail party attire.
Originally hailing from Eastern Europe, Inga Federov is the town of Gladerock’s personal trainer and serious fitness guru. If you need advice on exercise, diet or overall fitness…she’s your girl! Just don’t let her overly-friendly and fake persona get to you as she does have overall good intentions.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any type of warm-up suit or athletic attire.
DR. INDY JONAS
Ancient History Professor
Dr. Indy Jonas is the arrogant, over-exaggerating Ancient History professor at Gladerock College. Dr. Jonas can win you over with a little Australian charm, but don’t be fooled; Dr. Jonas cares about one thing and one thing only…Dr. Jonas.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: An archeologist / rugged explorer costume.
The Italian heart-breaker - Micha Angelo - is the charismatic yet eccentric artist. Micha sometimes sings instead of speaks and quickly blames the outburst of song on his/her inner artist.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Very trendy attire. A beret and sketch pad as optional props.
This French Canadian, Billie Benjamins, recently moved to the tiny town of Gladerock. Nobody truly knows Billie’s intentions, but s/he is supposedly a professional fund raiser from a big city. Some of the locals believe s/he is hiding something.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Conservative suit and tie (for a male).
Details, details, details! If you’re speaking to Poindex Boinkerton, you better get ready for a plethora of intricate fine points and facts! This is one over-explaining member of the Nerd Herd - a computer support team in Gladerock - that’s always ready to travel to your home to remedy your technological ailments!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Nerdy attire. The nerdy-er, the better! Glasses with tape on the bridge & a protractor and calculator as optional props.
Day Spa Owner
Originally hailing from the UK, Dorie Laxx traveled to America to implement her dream of owning a luxurious Day Spa. She’s a tad snooty and a bit of a one-upper but this relaxation Queen really knows how to make her customers feel like royalty!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Very casual attire - a terry robe & slippers or a terry warm up suit and slippers.
PAUL A. TISHON
Mayor of Gladerock
There are two sides to the seemingly shy and reserved Mayor Paul A. Tishon…and only one of them you would ever care to be on! If you have something to offer Paul, he’s the nicest and most accommodating man you’ll ever meet. However, if you cross him, his mean spirits will rise to the occasion to greet you.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Very conservative suit.
Owner of Gladerock Coffee Shop
The mayor seems to have everything under control in the tiny town of Gladerock, but everyone knows that it’s really Cara Melate that runs the town! A tad neurotic and overbearing, this Barista Queen is the owner of the upscale coffee shop - the Gladerock Café. She doesn’t care to admit it, but she’s the estranged cousin of the pampered princess, Gretchen Audigger.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Semi-formal cocktail party attire. Any items (i.e. flyers, coupons, name tags, employment applications, etc.) with ‘Gladerock Café’ as optional props.
Sardo Shadespeare is a brilliant actor on stage, but in person, he’s the most timid and reserved person you’ll ever meet! Sardo’s sultry Spanish accent, however, is more than enough to win over the ladies but the theater is Sardo’s true love. During social gatherings, Sardo can’t help but break out into random Shakespearean monologues!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any type of Shakespearean Style Costume. Study a few Shakespearean monologues (optional) for added fun!
Criminal Defense Attorney
‘Liar, liar, pants on fire’ was certainly made up about Wilshi Lyalot, Esquire. If freedom is your desire, this is one obnoxious criminal defense attorney you’ll want on your side of the courtroom, even if you are guilty of murder! Wilshi makes ambulance chasers look like peace corps volunteers!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Business suit. Fake business cards as optional props.
CHIEF C.R. BADGES
Chief of Police
You would never guess that such a meager self-questioning man could climb his way into such a high ranking position with the police force! Chief C.R. Badges is a kind-hearted gentleman who swore to serve & protect, but sometimes he finds it difficult to do so with a self esteem approaching absolute zero!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Police uniform. Toy (fake) gun as a prop.
Isabell Ivory is the sarcastic housekeeper for Gretchen Audigger. She is a five time widow that moved to Gladerock a few years ago and absolutely despises everyone. Maybe her issue of low morale stems from the fact that she works for Gretchen?
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: French Maid Outfit (or other custodial-style attire).
Professor and Avid Bird Watcher
Avy Aries is the absent-minded colleague of Dr. Indy Jonas at Gladerock College. An ornithologist (bird scientist) by profession, he also has an intense hobby of bird watching in his spare time. If you want to know anything about birds, he’s the world-renowned expert. Avy’s enormous government grants for his bird research make Dr. Indy Jonas look like a small-timer to their superiors at the college. Because of this, Indy and Avy are notorious rivals.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Bird watching attire. Optional to have binoculars and fake birds as props.
Owner of Gladerock Jewelry Store
If you looked up narcissism in the dictionary, Jade Silverman’s picture would be plastered by the description. Jade is the friendly yet self-loving neighborhood jeweler with a slight over-exaggeration problem.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Business casual attire. Various pieces of costume jewelry as optional props.
DR. ERIC THROSITE
Is there a doctor in the house? Yes, of course! It’s Dr. Eric Throsite – the neurotic proctologist! He’ll tell you to eat an apple a day…except it won’t keep him far away as he’s only three inches from your face when he speaks to you! Beware of Dr. Throsite if you don’t appreciate the art of close-talking!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Physician costume. Breath mints are appreciated if you are going to play the ‘close talking’ role seriously
Belle Magazine CEO
Fasa Shone is a former struggling barista from the town of Gladerock. A few years ago, she saved up enough cash to move to New York City to pursue her dream in the fashion industry. The risk paid off and the’ totally transformed’ Fasa is now the ruthless CEO of the infamous international fashion magazine Belle. Think twice about double crossing Fasa as she’s known for doing whatever it takes to get what she wants!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: High fashion attire. Optional to wear a Cruela Deville costume.
Red Axehouse is the brazen firefighter by day and by night; this blaze-wrestler doubles as a romantic poet performing at the Gladerock Poetry Club. Armed with perfect manners and chivalrous words, this is one sincere and overly-adoring gentleman.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Fireman costume. Why not bring some of your favorite poems with you?
CEO, Sia’s Secret
Sia Biznace grew up in a struggling household with a single mother and many siblings. She vowed to one day become a multi-millionaire. Sia founded the world-renowned chain retailer known for women’s loungewear and beauty products – Sia’s Secret. Sia runs the company’s headquarters not too far from her impoverished childhood neighborhood in the town of Gladerock. Sia is an overly-ambitious person who is determined to succeed.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Trendy, young-looking business suit. Fake business cards as optional props.
Angela Stiles is the free-spirited personal stylist for Gretchen Audigger. Angela recently underwent a drastic career change and moved to Gladerock from Beverly Hills, California. Angela was a famous stylist to the stars but gave up the glamorous life to settle down with small town life. The townies often gossip about what Angela is running away from, as her giving up fame and fortune to move to Gladerock doesn’t quite add up.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Trendy, designer attire. Overly-accessorized.
Darril Dark is the head barista at the Gladerock Coffee Shop. Darril had to work hard to earn the promotion as counter manager, but now the shop is a tight ship and has never been better. Darril is no stranger to a hard day’s work.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual attire – or you can grab an apron with an employee name tag as if you have just left work.
City Manager of Gladerock
Finley Jones moved to Gladerock a few months ago and took over as the city manager. Nobody knows anything about Finley’s background, or what happened to the former city manager. Finley lingers about in the shadows during social situations, and tends to stare, making everybody uncomfortable.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Drab business casual attire.
Jazz Bookman is a struggling college student at Gladerock College. A history major, Jazz Bookman works two jobs to keep afloat financially – and spends the rest of the time studying! This is one busy and highly-stressed out individual.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Trendy, hipster attire.
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