Snapshots - Catch Me, I'm Falling
CATCH ME, I’M FALLING
created by Emily Jackman and Travis Hall
…and release! Tumbling through the air, weightless, she was as close to true flight as anyone could ever
hope to achieve. No harness to slow her arc, she reveled in the moment. The air caught the fabric at her
shoulders, lightly, and wings made of gossamer webs flared behind her.
Tonight the creak of the rigging would be washed away by the roar of the crowd but that made no difference
to her. She never heard anything during these precious seconds of freedom, of untainted joy. The jealousies
and petty quarrels, the choices and expectations and boring routines were left behind at the platform.
Then she straightened, reaching for the sure safety of his hands as gravity drew her back into its stern
embrace. One heartbeat. Two. By three he'd be there.
Four. Panic turned her words to a scream, leaving her last, desperate plea unvoiced…
A murder mystery for 18 circus artists.
Circus Murder Mystery
Number of players
Each character is represented by a promotional poster, available as a set in PDF format. Please download and view the posters before requesting a character. (The posters will tell you far more about the characters than the character list will.)
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Character bookings may be made by sending a message to Travis, or via the forthcoming event page on Facebook. If you wish assistance choosing a character, please just ask Travis. Character availability will be updated as character requests are approved, on a first-come-first-served basis. (Consider sending a short list of preferred characters, in case someone slips in a message ahead of you.) Please do not request a character until you have committed to coming to the game!
|Character||Sex||Specialty Act|| Player|
|Alice Taylor||♀||flying trapeze|| Kunoichi|
|Caitlin Chin||♀||dance trapeze|| ZombieRant|
|Dominic Richards||♂||stilts|| LordTomyh|
|Ellen Telyanin||♀||cloudswing|| InSYNCinSANITY|
|Ethan Telyanin||♂||bungee trapeze|
|Gwen Palmer||♀||tissu|| Doriima|
|Hannah Riordan||♀||fire twirling|
|Lily Gardner||♀||tightwire|| Natasha Shelley|
|Maria Conolly (nee Rossi)||♀||risley|
|Matthew Mills||♂||flying trapeze|
|Nigel Telyanin||♂||physical comedy and drama|
|Paul Morris||♂||juggling|| NickArgall|
|Susan Michaels||♀||physical comedy|