Polly Pepper, the mythical famous person of television's golden age, is eventually again within the leisure headlines. She's landed the name function in a brand new construction of the musical Mame, and even though it is off-off-off-off Broadway (Glendale, California, actually), Polly's financial institution account--and her ego--need the activity. And if all is going good, the express simply could visit manhattan! there is one minor detour, even though: at the moment day of rehearsals, wunderkind director Karen Richards turns up useless.
Of path Polly's nostril for information must recognize, and notwithstanding Karen used to be good beloved, it sort of feels a few last-minute casting adjustments from creative director/megalomaniac Gerold Goss did her in. unfortunately, Polly's Suspect number 1 is her new buddy and co-star Sharon Fletcher, who additionally performs a deliciously sultry undesirable woman at the well known sunlight hours cleaning soap "It's by no means reasonable Weather." Sharon was once the final individual noticeable with the deceased director...and her Emmy fits the dent in Karen's head.
But as Gerold takes over the director's chair, Polly unearths her cast-member-suspect-list achieving epic proportions. may well it's Charlotte Bunch, who Karen with politeness corrected until eventually she bought her Irish brogue correct? we all know actresses will be very sensitive. Or Gerold's sweetly blameless female friend magazine Ryan, who drunkenly finds that she would not allow whatever stand within the method of her touchdown an element within the most likely Broadway-bound musical? or even even Karen's younger assistant Jamie, who Polly discovers used to be promised a job within the play...after Karen's premature death?
The extra Polly sniffs, the surer she is that Sharon did not haul off and bash Karen together with her Emmy. however the proof is mounting, and it will take all of Polly's wits--and a few support again at Pepper Plantation from her ever-dependable son Tim, and their without end wisecracking maid Placenta--to shop the jailed cleaning soap superstar from a homicide rap...and a starring position in a real-life drama tentatively entitled Framed!