Adventure, war, treachery, love, death and mystery - all in four musical acts. Fourteen-year old PJ and his friends volunteer to join the Pharaoh’s army on stage for a local presentation of the opera Aida, but soon learn that unknown forces have set out to prevent the production and murder the young woman singing the starring role. Scene by scene, act by act, as the opera proceeds, the boys, at the risk of their own lives, set out to discover who’s behind the sabotage, arson, kidnapping and murder attempts that have plagued the production. Finally in the last scene, as the slave girl Aida and the Egyptian captain sing their sad farewell duet, PJ and his friends uncover the shocking truth. In the unforgettable finale, on stage, in front of an astonished audience, the plot is revealed and the villain unmasked.