Feature Presentation - The conclusion of Encore for Murder. It's a new Mike Hammer story, based on the Mickey Spillane character. It was performed live at the 4th International Mystery Writer's Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky in 2012. It stars Gary Sandy (WKRP in Cincinnati), and features Richard Fish, Phil Proctor, Melinda Peterson, and Orson Ossman. Directed by David Ossman, and produced by Judith Walcutt. In voting after the festival the play won Best Script (by Max Allan Collins), Best Actor (Sandy) and Best Featured Actor (Fish). See more about the play and the festival at http://www.newmysteries.org/. The play is available through the Public Radio Exchange (PRX).
It's about a new Broadway play, and Mike Hammer is hired to protect the lead actress after a number of strange accidents. But she's kidnapped anyway. There are starlets, producers, ex-husbands, and the Chicago Mob, and any one of them could be responsible.