Rogue Theater Presents Latest Murder/Mystery Show Starting April 5

Rogue Theater is about to unveil a mystery dinner show about an 80th birthday party attended by two feuding Irish families trying to get their hands on the Wild Irish Rose Whiskey recipe.

Directed by Stuart Champeau and written by Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose, Eat, Drink, and Be Murdered, takes place at an 80th birthday party, where the McFaddens and the O’Rileys have congregated to honor the family matriarch, Grandma Rose. Trouble is, the two clans have hated each other for decades. The hatred escalated when Rose, an O’Riley, married Finian McFadden and gave him the O’Riley’s secret whiskey recipe. Now the McFaddens are filthy rich and the O’Rileys are forced to work for them at the Wild Irish Rose Distillery.

Audience members will get to cheer and boo as the two feuding families go after each other. The cast includes Donna Johnson, Marcel Bruyere, Lola DeVillers, Dan Sallinen, George Straka, Carol Jensen-Olson, Keri Grimsley and Laney Delwiche.

Dinner shows are April 5 at CHOP Restaurant, Sister Bay; April 11 at White Birch Inn, Sturgeon Bay; April 12 at Wave Pointe Marina, Little Sturgeon; April 13 at The Log Den, Egg Harbor; April 19 at Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille, Sturgeon Bay; and April 20 at Stone Harbor Resort, Sturgeon Bay. Reservations required; call individual venues directly for reservations.

There will also be two show-only performances:  April 21, 7 pm at Algoma Performing Arts Center; and April 22, 2 pm at Rogue Theater, 340 Jaycee Court, Sturgeon Bay. Tickets are $10.

Dinner theater tickets range from $35-$40 and include show, dinner, tax and tip. For more information, call 920.818.0816 or visit


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