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Clue On Stage weapons

  • 1.  Clue On Stage weapons

    Posted 06-11-2021 12:57
    Looking for ideas to make the murder weapons in Clue, On Stage work. The script calls for the lead pipe and wrench to protrude from the actors' heads, and as such need to be realistic, quick-to-attach to the actors, and sturdy enough to not fall off while the 'corpses' are moved.

    What has worked for your productions so far?

    Josh Kauffman
    Teacher, Thespian Society/Drama Club sponsor
    Winfield City Schools
    Winfield, AL

  • 2.  RE: Clue On Stage weapons

    Posted 06-12-2021 09:00
    We didn't worry too much about the weapons staying attached.  We just bloodied up Body really well, covered the pipe in blood too. That way when he falls on Peacock the blood transfers, and the pipe is just left on. the floor. Audience loved it, nobody complained. They were more impressed with the falling chandeliers, and that was more important to us.

    Jason Huffman
    Pittsburg High School

  • 3.  RE: Clue On Stage weapons

    Posted 06-12-2021 09:36
    Hi there,
    Our Engineering class fabricated the weapons on their 3D printer. The results were lightweight, and after some artful painting, looked great.
    West Windsor-Plainsboro HS North

    Deborah Goodkin
    West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North