Murder at the Hatter's Ball
The neighborhood socialites have touted the Hatter’s Ball as the bash of the year in the isolated town of Bloodworth Falls. Mayor Riley White has organized the event in the old Ravenwood Castle as a diversion from the scandals that have plagued the town in recent months. Of course, it’s no coincidence the ball is scheduled right before the upcoming mayoral election. The mayor posted the invite list online, and your adversaries have already sent in their RSVPs. You’re intrigued and have decided you cannot miss an opportune moment to seek revenge on those who have crossed you in the past. Now, you are on a hunt for the perfect hat. This is where your story begins.
have you found the perfect hat?
Butler of Reese Cerulean
Wolfe Indigo is the sarcastic butler of the town tycoon, Reese Cerulean. Everyone knows that Wolfe’s current position as a butler is a by-product of one of Reese’s prior frivolous lawsuits. Wolfe is still obligated by contract to serve Reese’s every need.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative indigo/dark-purple attire of any kind. Indigo/dark-purple colored hat as a prop.
Reese Cerulean is the wealthiest person in all of Bloodworth Falls. Reese is quite powerful, as s/he owns most of the properties in town. Reese’s pile of gold came from frivolous lawsuits many years ago. Reese has a short fuse – don’t light it unless you desire to waste countless hours of your life in a courtroom.
Suggested attire: Designer / expensive looking attire of any kind. Blue trimmed / colored hat as a prop. Optional wads of money (real/fake) to hang out of your pockets.
Freddie Fuchsia is the cynical horse jockey of the infamous race horse Dark Sail. Freddie does whatever it takes to win races and will stop at nothing to get in the winner’s circle. Other jockeys believe that Freddie has trained Dark Sail to bite his competitors during races, but nobody has been able to prove it.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative fuchsia/bright pink attire of any kind. Fuchsia/bright-pink trimmed or colored hat as a prop.
Ancient Artifacts Dealer
Carey Coral is the eccentric ancient artifacts dealer from England. Carey travels to distant lands to find exotic items and sells them at local auctions. Because of his/her world travels, Carey knows a little bit about everything. Carey moved to Bloodworth Falls not too long ago and openly admits it was a mistake.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative coral/salmon attire of any kind. Coral/salmon trimmed or colored hat as a prop.
Mayor of Bloodworth Falls
Riley White is the scandalous mayor of Bloodworth Falls. Riley is no stranger to corruption, bribery and blackmail and plays both sides on all things depraved. However, Riley is a hard worker and takes care of the primary needs of the people of Bloodworth Falls. Things are still doom-and-gloom in the town, but nobody dares to run against Riley for mayor.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative white attire of any kind. White colored hat as a prop.
Avery Lemon is the blissful scuba instructor. An extremely accommodating person, Avery’s a joy to be around. Unfortunately, cruel people often take advantage of Avery’s docile personality and s/he often ends up on the wrong side of things. Nonetheless, everybody loves to be around Avery as his/her smile is contagious.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative yellow attire of any kind. Yellow trimmed or colored hat as a prop.
CBC News Reporter
Ashton Jade is the gregarious news anchor for CBC News. Ashton has recently secured the promotion to the coveted news desk and will do anything to keep the job. Therefore, if you have any secrets that are news-worthy, you should stay clear of Ashton.
Suggested attire: Conservative green attire of any kind. Green trimmed / colored hat as a prop. Can bring along a notepad to take notes as an optional accessory.
The hit morning radio host, Omari Black, is a great friend to have and a horrible enemy to make. Omari has the attention of most of the morning commuters and can make-or-break a person in the town of Bloodworth Falls. Omari can be shady at times and is known to accept bribes for radio spots.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative black attire of any kind. Black colored hat as a prop.
Madison Scarlet is the femme fatale federal agent. Madison often leaves her hometown of Bloodworth Falls to travel abroad on secret missions. Madison is difficult to be around, however, as it is impossible to tell if she is working on a mission or enjoying her time away from the agency.
Suggested attire: Red evening gown, red-trimmed/red hat as a prop. Optional toy gun strapped to a garter belt as an accessory.
Dr. Brin Mint is the outrageous plastic surgeon from Bloodworth Falls. Brin will be the first one to give you a treatment plan for your face – without you ever asking for it. This can be off-putting to most people, so Brin certainly doesn’t have many friends. However, Dr. Mint always has a full appointment book.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative mint colored attire of any kind. Mint trimmed or colored hat as a prop.
Peyton Pewter founded the company Nerd Squadron, which is a traveling computer support business. Peyton services most of the business networks in the town of Bloodworth Falls, and makes house calls to private residences. Peyton is highly wired into what is going on in town.
Suggested attire: Nerdy shade of gray attire of any kind. Shade of gray trimmed/colored hat for a prop.
Logan Plum is the antisocial electrician in Bloodworth Falls. Logan is definitely not one to go to for a good conversation as s/he despises people in general. However, Logan is very good at being an electrician and happens to be the only one in town. As long as you leave Logan alone, peace will ensue.
Suggested attire: Non-stylish purple/plum attire of any kind. Purple/plum trimmed / colored hat as a prop.
Drew Golden is the boisterous stage hand for the Moon Shadow Playhouse. Drew has been desperately trying to break into stage acting. However, management won’t hear of Drew auditioning for roles, and there’s not another live theater in town. Therefore, Drew sometimes takes out frustrations on the cast members of the theater.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative gold/yellow attire of any kind. Gold/yellow trimmed / colored hat as a prop.
Pram Peach is the flamboyant costume designer for the Moon Shadow Playhouse. Pram aspires to be more than a playhouse costume designer and has sent his/her latest designs to certain celebs in Hollywood. Pram hopes to see his/her pieces walk down the red carpet one day. Pram is feeling frustrated lately that s/he hasn’t had a big break yet.
Suggested attire: Costume-themed orange/peach attire of any kind. Orange/peach colored hat as a prop.
EDM Producer / DJ
Deadbee Cyan is a rising star and electronic dance music (EDM) producer. Deadbee is famous in the underground music scene and has recently gained recognition for receiving a Gram Award for his hit song Death Kills. People say that everything Deadbee touches turns to gold. It would be wise to stay in Deadbee’s shadows if you are seeking fame and fortune.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative turquoise/ greenish-blue attire of any kind. Turquoise/greenish-blue colored hat as a prop.
Brad Olive is the charismatic stage actor at the Moon Shadow Playhouse. A tad narcissistic, Brad knows that he is shamefully good-looking and can get whatever he wants out of women. Brad has been the lead actor at the theater for many years and is looking for a big break in Hollywood, but the people of Bloodworth Falls have recently revealed he has been bribing his way on to the local stage.
Suggested attire: Olive green attire of any kind. Olive green trimmed/colored hat as a prop. Sharpie marker for autographs as an optional accessory.
Gary Gray is the deceitful mechanic at Gray’s Auto Shop in Bloodworth Falls. Gary is skilled at repairing cars, but many people believe that he adds charges for unnecessary parts and labor to vehicle repair bills. Nevertheless, he’s the best mechanic in town, so what can anybody do about it?
Suggested attire: Gray attire of any kind. Gray hat as a prop.
Finn Burgundy is the brazen leader of the Moon Shadow Playhouse. Finn prefers to produce dark-themed plays for the theater and is a demanding director. Finn will get what s/he wants at all costs, so stay out of Finn’s crosshairs if you are into self-preservation.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative burgundy attire of any kind. Burgundy trimmed / colored hat as a prop.
Lou Violet is the incredibly paranoid magician. Lou performs weekly at the Moon Shadow Playhouse and is constantly dribbling about conspiracy theory nonsense. Lou is a talented magician with a great team of assistants. Lou performs an amazing magic show; however, Lou is quite exhausting to be around on a personal level.
Suggested attire: Glitzy purple attire of any kind or black tuxedo with a top hat. Purple trimmed / colored hat. Optional - magic wand/bag of tricks to perform for other guests.
Lead Makeup Artist
Izzy Maroon is the eccentric makeup artist at the Moon Shadow Playhouse and weapon collector. Izzy loves to discuss the types of weapons in his/her collection such as blast knuckles, chain whips, grappling hooks and throwing star necklaces. The actors who sit in Izzy’s makeup chair certainly never voice a complaint.
Suggested attire: Trendy burgundy attire of any kind. Burgundy trimmed / colored hat. Optional to have a makeup kit to do ‘touch ups’ on people at the party.
Lead Production Assistant
Cass Chocolate is the incessant workaholic and insomniac. Cass is rarely seen without dark circles under his/her eyes from a lack of sleep, but is mentally sharp as a tack. Cass and his/her crew assist everybody at the Moon Shadow Playhouse and ensure that everything runs smoothly during performances.
Suggested attire: Brown attire of any kind. Brown/brown trimmed hat. Dark circles drawn under your eyes as an optional effect for when / if you remove your mask.
Bruno Ivory is the wacky pop star that was catapulted to fame last year with his uber-hit single – Eatin’ Grenades. His most recent hit – I’m in Love with a Cockroach – reached #1 last week. Bruno is famous for doing peculiar things and keeps his entourage very busy.
Suggested attire: Trendy yet conservative white/ivory attire of any kind. White/ivory colored hat.
Maria Lime is a notorious gangster from the Silver Dollar Mob. She is trying to remain undercover, as there may be federal agents lurking about in Bloodworth Falls, and she is a wanted felon. She often makes up stories about what she does for a living if she senses that you are part of law enforcement.
Suggested attire: Black suit with a green colored or trimmed hat. A fedora and toy gun as an optional prop.
Nobody knows who this person is at the Hatter’s Ball. Everybody agrees that this person is certainly up to no good.
Suggested attire: Solid color full face mask of any style and a hoodie to hide your hair. Add a fun hat to complete your look. Try to appear androgynous by covering your hair and wearing baggy clothing.
Originally hailing from the bayous of southern Louisiana, Charlie is currently traveling the world in search of the best deep-sea fishing. Charlie recently took a position as a boat captain hosting deep sea fishing excursions along the eastern coastline. Charlie is famous for pirate impersonations and prefers to be called Captain Charlie..
Suggested attire: Casual bluish purple colored attire of any kind. Fisherman’s hat or pirate hat as an optional prop.
Micky Mustard chooses to stand back in the shadows during social gatherings, as his/her exceptionally high I.Q. makes Micky highly sensitive to his/her surroundings. Micky is a rocket scientist-turned-astronaut, who has more intelligence than s/he knows what to do with.
Suggested attire: Astronaut costume (or any white jumpsuit) with a golden trimmed hat as a prop.
Cafeteria Line Worker
Stevie Pink is the nosy cafeteria line worker at Bloodworth Falls Elementary School. Stevie knows everything about everyone as s/he eavesdrops on the kids during lunchtime. Stevie is one cafeteria worker who’s no stranger to cuttin’ a rug, as s/he is constantly dancing – with or without music!
Suggested attire: Cafeteria uniform with a hairnet as an optional prop. Pink hat as a prop.
Amusement Park Ride Operator
Carney Vale is the boisterous amusement park ride operator at Bloodworth Falls Amusement Center. Carney constantly mocks people and has a reputation for being quite greedy. Don’t get into a situation where Carney could take advantage of you, or you’ll lose!
Suggested attire: Blue carnival/amusement park uniform/t-shirt. Blue hat as a prop.
RBC News Reporter
Tele Taupe is always on top of the latest story…sometimes before they even happen! S/he’s an ultra-ambitious investigative reporter for the RBC Television Station and will stop at nothing to be the first to get the scoop.
Suggested attire: Taupe colored attire with a microphone (toy/fake) as an optional prop. Taupe trimmed hat as a prop.
Chek Lilac is the ultra-eccentric bank teller. Known to be quite frugal, Chek will drive you nutzo as s/he has to meticulously calculate everything out to the nearest quarter of a cent!
Suggested attire: Business attire (black or any shade of purple) with a light purple hat as a prop.
Frankie Vermillion is the high-energy emergency room physician at Bloodworth Falls Hospital and heir to the Ravenwood Castle. This is one doc that is in serious love…with Dr. Frankie Vermillion. Dr. Vermillion doesn’t pass up a mirror or other highly reflective surface without a quick admiration of his/her features.
Suggested attire: Lab coat and stethoscope as an optional prop. Red hat as a prop.
Alex Charcoal is the ill-mannered baker and owner of the Bloodworth Falls Bakery. Alex is the rudest soul in town and is a notorious party crasher. For this reason, Alex received a free ticket to the masquerade bash at the Ravenwood Castle just to ease the tension!
Suggested attire: Dark gray colored attire with a chef’s hat as an optional prop. Dark gray hat as a prop.
Life is one party at a time.
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