The Jester Bar is a legendary Cajun-inspired bar & grill in Graveside City that comes alive once a year to host the annual Mardi Gras Bash. The Jester Bar is the place to be to celebrate the festivities of Mardi Gras and there are only a set number of tickets available to the electrifying event. With police officers on duty to control the crowd, the anxious townspeople fought to be first to stand in line to purchase their tickets! To no surprise, the event immediately sold out. The chefs are sharpening their knives, the event planners are hanging the festive décor, and the party games this year are said to be the most exciting, fun and challenging there have ever been! You stood in line for your ticket and have it in your hands. This is where your story begins…
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Fast Food Chef
Betty Berger is the hard working fast food chef at Barney’s Burger House. A compulsive liar even when the truth is better, this burger flipper is a known cheater during board games. Beware if you ever play a game against this master of deceit!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any fast food uniform and an apron as an optional prop.
This ill-mannered vixen of the phone lines will ruin a relaxing night at home with her relentless telemarketing sales calls. Everybody avoids Fiona Collins, as she is extremely rude. If she catches wind of a party, she's definitely going to crash it and ruin everybody’s time if she’s not invited. The owner of the Jester Bar sent her a ticket just to ease the tension.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Obnoxiously designed business attire with a head set as an optional prop.
Foghorn Fowler is the highly intellectual chicken farmer. A dependable and loyal person, Foghorn is a dear friend to have. That is if major obsessivecompulsive disorders don’t bother you.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Overalls with chicken feathers sticking out of the pockets.
Lectron Watts is the most annoying one-upper in Graveside City. If you’ve done, said or tried anything Lectron is certain to have done it more often, said it already and tried it three times!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Coveralls with any electric company logo on the pocket.
Chek Nicolson is the ultra-eccentric banker. Known to be quite frugal, Chek will drive you nutzo as s/he meticulously calculates everything to the nearest quarter of a cent! If you go to lunch with Chek, it’s best to pay for the whole bill or you’ll be sitting there for a while.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Business suit with a calculator as a prop.
Sandy Sommers is the spunky lifeguard at the Graveside City Recreation Center swimming pool. She constantly mocks people around her and has a reputation for being quite greedy. Don’t get into a situation where Sandy could take advantage of you or you’ll lose!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Warm up suit with a whistle and binoculars as optional props.
Bridal Shop Owner
Lacey Satin is the moody and insensitive bridal shop owner. Her father owns the infamous Jester Bar, but nobody truly likes to be around Lacey because of her violent mood swings. However, The Jester Bar is the place to be on Mardi Gras and everybody in town knows it. The citizens of Graveside City will definitely put up with Lacey’s antics for the night.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Very feminine attire – preferably white – faux fur, lace, satin. Baby’s breath bouquet in your hair in an updo hairstyle.
Cafeteria Line Worker
Tator Salsbury is the nosy cafeteria line worker at the neighborhood junior high school. Tator knows everything about everyone as s/he eavesdrops on the kids during lunchtime. Tator is one cafeteria worker that is no stranger to cuttin’ a rug, as s/he loves to dance whenever the mood strikes!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Hair net and a chef uniform with a spoon and spatula as optional props.
Savon Brooks is the overly sensitive environmentalist and animal rights activist. Savon prefers to sing instead of talk because s/he believes it helps plants to thrive. This behavior can be bizarre – especially if you’re engaged in a lengthy conversation.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A safari outfit with ‘save the environment / animals’ brochures as optional props.
This hyperactive motivational speaker for teens, Ned Morales, is one super-paranoid individual! Rumor has it that Ned actually believes the government is spying on him/her!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Business casual attire. A box of aluminum foil as an optional prop.
Late Night TV Host
Norma Nightshade is the mysterious yet overly friendly late night horror television hostess. If you look beyond her gothic and somewhat monstrous appearance, she is one of the dearest friends you could ever have.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A vampira costume. Gothic items such as a plastic vampire bat, silver goblet, etc. as optional props.
Roxy Rich is the arrogant and very bossy heiress. Her mansion is the only one of its kind in Graveside City, but she refuses to entertain at her home! The townspeople often wonder what this ritzy diva is hiding.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A semi-glamorous evening gown. Money bags as optional props.
Pel Socco is the neighborhood athlete and soccer coach. Pel is bluntly honest, so if you don’t want to hear the truth, you should avoid a conversation with Pel! Pel also over-explains things to the extreme!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any soccer uniform with a soccer ball as an optional prop.
Ima Surva is the nerdy waitress at the National Houseof Waffles, a restaurant chain owned by Betty Berger’s elderly father. She is quite the perfectionist in everything that she does. If you're lucky to sit in her section at the waffle house, she will definitely take care of you!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Any waitress uniform. Wear your hair in pigtails and wear glasses with tape on the bridge. A notepad and apron as optional props.
Book Store Clerk
Rita Bookaday is the antisocial bookstore clerk. Rita is extremely judgmental of others and this tends to offend her customers at the bookstore. Rita also has an intense fear of germs, so getting too close to her is out of the question! Don’t be offended if she asks you to sanitize your skin prior to shaking hands with her.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A conservative outfit with books as optional props. Hair tied back in a bun with glasses.
You’d wonder how this crabby, introverted car salesperson ever makes a sale! However, Kommy is one of the top sales people at the local car lot! Maybe s/he just scares people into buying a car?Nevertheless, rumor has it that Kommy loves to sell cars that break down soon after the customers drive them off the lot. Uh oh!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Non-matching, tattered business suit. Pictures of ‘cars for sale on the car lot’ as optional props.
Lefty Laffers is the outgoing and sugary-sweet local comedian. Lefty packs the house with biweekly performances at the local comedy club. Lefty keeps everybody laughing and often hangs out with his/her fellow comics from the club.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A t-shirt with a humorous saying on it with blue jeans.
Takey Takerton has been unemployed ever since s/he inherited his/her great grandmother’s home years ago. Takey borrows money for living experiences and everyone is paranoid of Takey asking them for a loan. As ducks fly with ducks, Takey is rarely seen without his/her swarm of fellow mooches. This lazy group of friends have an irritating habit of getting joy out of impersonating animals.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Too-sizes too small white sleeveless tshirt with stains on it and jeans. An empty wallet as an optional prop.
HERE ARE SOME MARDI GRAS VIDEOS TO GET YOU READY FOR THE PARTY