It’s 1958, and tonight’s the night of the big dance-off at Al’s Diner. The whole town is abuzz with excitement, as the finals are going to be broadcast live on national TV! Click Dark, the host of “Dance-a-Palooza,” is in town, as is Ballou Swadeschuss, the big rock and roll star, who will be giving out the trophy.The contest is narrowed down to three couples and suddenly, there is a scream—Mr. See has been found, stabbed through the heart.
But who could have murdered him? A jealous contestant? A disapproving audience member?
Or could it have been—YOU?
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Recommended Gender: Male
Character Description: Diner owner and cook, sappy sentimentalist
BEWARE! Don't want the evidence videos below until it's time! The host will be directed to play the videos for each corresponding round.
ACT ONE EVIDENCE
ACT TWO EVIDENCE
ACT THREE EVIDENCE
SET THE SCENE
Theatrical elements suggestive of the 1920’s.
THEME COCKTAIL: GIN RICKY
To make yours you will need: 10mlSoda water 100mlA lime wedge to garnishMethod:Gather your ingredientsMix together the gin, lime juice and syrup into a cocktail shaker along with ice cubesShake wellStrain into a chilled highball glassTop up with soda waterFinish with lime wedge and enjoy!
Broadway Murder Mysteries, where YOU are the show! Broadway Murder Mysteries was created in March of 2020 when many Broadway performers, writers, and talent were out of work. The Broadway shut down had a huge impact on the theater community, and Broadway Murder Mysteries was created to give jobs to out of work talent, while creating something inherently theatrical that theater and mystery fans would love.