The Hardy Boys in the Mystery of the Haunted House
by Jon Klein
Based on the Hardy Boys novel The House on the Cliff by Franklin W. Dixon
Ace amateur detectives Frank and Joe Hardy find themselves embroiled in a dangerous and perplexing caper that turns the tranquil town of Bayport upside down! This time, suspicious circumstances surround an eerie mansion on the edge of Barmet Bay, the setting for an international smuggling operation. Frank and Joe's father is placed in jeopardy as the smugglers execute their devious schemes. Will the Hardy Boys reach their dad in time?! This first-ever stage adaptation of the classic detective series was a box-office blockbuster during Seattle Children's Theatre's 1993-94 season.
“Hardy Boys is energetic and amusing!” –Seattle Times
Pages: 76 pg
Casting Breakdown: 6 men, 2 women with doubling or 7 men, 3 women without doubling.
Estimated run time: 80 minutes plus intermission
Age Recommendation: Ages 8+ due to violence and potential scariness
Originally produced in Seattle Children's Theatre 93-94 Season.