Death Climbs a Tree

Death Climbs a Tree

"I can't play the concert," Sylvia Purcell said. "I have to sit in a tree."

Joan Spencer, manager of the local Civic Symphony, is up a tree herself when one of her top violinists deserts the orchestra right before a concert. Sylvia is looking for publicity in protest of a local environmentally-unfriendly construction project. But before she can be talked down peacefully, Sylvia crashes to the ground, right at the feet of Joan's son Andrew, and it's clearly no accident.… (more)