Come and enjoy food, drink, and live entertainment from a lounge pianist and some of the city's most puzzling vocalists at a club so cool, you'll never notice all the holes in it.
[We would appreciate it if each team could bring a food item or (non-alcoholic) beverage to this event. If your team's name begins with a letter from N to Z, please provide a food item; A to M, provide a beverage.]
NIGHTCLUB MEDLEY (Lounge Singer Puzzle) CASTING: Alice's Restaurant Kiran Oliver! Tanis, Todd Lady Marmalade Tanis, Nori, All Alcohol Dan Natural Woman Chris in a dress (all others on backups) Summertime Kiran The Internet Is For Porn Dan, Nori Xanadu Tanis, Chris, Nori, All As Hunters enter, Greg is at the piano, noodling cocktail-loungeishly. Solvers mingle; a videographer (who?) is taping the whole event. Singers can mingle as well, except for Chris, who remains offstage (out of the room, somewhere) in a dress. EMCEE (Greg?) (when we're ready to start): Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen and welcome to the Neon Sponge, Normalville's premiere entertainment venue. I hope you're all having a great time this weekend, never mind about a few silly meteors, right? I'd like to bring up a few of our fellow townspeople to do one of our favorite medleys, all about that thing we love the best, The Mystery Hunt. So I hope you'll all relax and listen to the vocal stylings of Normalville's very own swinging sextet, The Norms. Take it away! KIRAN: (spoken) This song is called Alice's Mystery Hunt, and it's about Alice, and the Mystery Hunt, but Alice's Mystery Hunt is not the name of the Mystery Hunt, that's just the name of the song, and that's why I called the song Alice's Mystery Hunt. (sung:) You can get anything you want at Alice's Mystery Hunt You can get anything you want at Alice's Mystery Hunt Walk right in it's around the back Just a half a mile from the railroad track You can get anything you want at Alice's Mystery Hunt KIRAN (spoken): Please, can I have some more? WIDOW CORNEY (Tanis) AND MR. BUMBLE (Todd): Mystery Hunt! Mystery Hunt! MR. BUMBLE (all these lines could be sung by both of you): Never before has a boy wanted more! MR. BUMBLE AND WIDOW CORNEY Mystery Hunt! Mystery Hunt! WIDOW CORNEY Won't ask for more when he knows what's in store. MR. BUMBLE There a dark, thin, winding stairway Without any bannister Which we'll throw him down, and feed him on Cockroaches served in a canister BOTH Mystery Hunt! Mystery Hunt! MR. BUMBLE What will he do when he's turned black and blue? He will curse the day Somebody named him BOTH Mys-tery-Hunt! (Possibly spoken over transition music: More? More? More?) TANIS, NORI: Hey Sister, Go Sister, Soul Sister, Go Sister (x2) He met Mystery Hunt down in Old New Orleans Struttin' her stuff on the street She said 'Hello, hey Joe, you wanna give it a go? 'Mmm Hmmm Gitchi Gitchi Ya Ya Da Da Gitchi Gitchi Ya Ya Here Mocca chocolata Ya Ya Creole Lady Mystery Hunt ALL (except Chris): Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir? Voulez-vous coucher avec moi? Voulez-vous couchez avec moi ce soir? Creole Lady Mystery Hunt DAN: Mystery Hunt, my permanent accessory Mystery Hunt, a party-time necessity Mystery Hunt, alternative to feeling like yourself O Mystery Hunt, I still drink to your health I love you more than I did the week before I discovered Mystery Hunt CHRIS (entering, in a dress) [back-ups in parentheses]: Lookin out on the morning rain (Ah - ooo) I used to feel so uninspired (Ah - ooo) And when I knew I had to face another day (Ah - ooo) Lord it made me feel so tired Before the day I met you Life was so unkind But you're the key to my peace of mind Cause you make me feel You make me feel You make me feel Like a Mystery Hunt woman (woman) [repeat chorus] KIRAN: Mystery Hunt, And the livin' is easy Fish are jumpin' And the cotton is high Your daddy's rich And your mamma's good lookin' So hush little baby Don't you cry KATE (Nori) The Mystery Hunt is really really great TREKKIE MONSTER (Dan) For porn KATE I've got a fast connection so I don't have to wait TREKKIE For porn KATE Huh? There's always some new site, TREKKIE For porn! I browse all day and night TREKKIE For porn! KATE It's like I'm surfing at the speed of light TREKKIE For porn! KATE Trekkie! TREKKIE The Mystery Hunt is for porn KATE Trekkie! TREKKIE The Mystery Hunt is for porn, KATE What are you doing!? TREKKIE Why you think the Hunt was born? Porn porn porn TANIS: A place where nobody dared to go, the love that we came to know They call it Mystery Hunt CHRIS: And now, open your eyes and see, what we have made is real We are in Mystery Hunt NORI: A million lights are dancing and there you are, a shooting star An everlasting world and you're here with me, eternally ALL: Mystery Hunt, Mystery Hunt, (now we are here) in Mystery Hunt Mystery Hunt, Mystery Hunt, (now we are here) in Mystery Hunt Now that I'm here, now that you're near in Mystery Hunt Now that I'm here, now that you're near in Mystery Hunt, Mystery Hunt