Meyersdale Community Players offers murder mystery dinner

Meyersdale Community Players will present “Last Call at Chez Mort” as its 20th annual murder mystery dinner theater production. Cast members include Mae Smith, Aaron Thomas, Andrew Thomas, Labrina Ritchey, Amy McKenzie, Mike Brant, Ian Edwards, Michael Swick and Britta Mitchell.

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Meyersdale Community Players will present its 20th annual murder mystery dinner theater Feb. 21-22 at 6:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Meyersdale Volunteer Fire Company.

This year’s presentation is “Last Call at Chez Mort” by Lee Mueller. The theater group offered this synosis: “Return to the 1940s and the famous nightclub Chez Mort. On this particular night, the club was the scene of a strange accident. Or was it? Inspector Constantine must investigate and decide on the murderer. Was it the gangster, show girl, French club manager, the stage hand or Russian bodyguard with a hatchet?”

Cast members are Mae Smith, portraying Jeanette Truffaut, host and nightclub manager; Aaron Thomas, “Big Suit” Stu, gangster; Andrew Thomas, Stu’s bodyguard; Labrina Ritchey, Sweet Sue, ditsy girlfriend of Stu; Amy McKenzie, Lady Lelu, glamorous nightclub singer; Mike Brant, Mack, streetwise stage manager; Ian Edwards, Chief Inspector Constantine; Michael Swick, Smitty, news reporter; and Britta Mitchell, nightclub piano player. Directors are Mardianne Vincent and Angie Brant.

A two-meat buffet dinner will be prepared by the Meyersdale firemen for all three shows.

Reservations are required. Call Britta Mitchell at 814-634-8584 or Paula Kretchman at 814-634-8775 for tickets. This is a fundraiser for the Meyersdale Drama/Musical Boosters who sponsor the high school musical every November.

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