CRIME SOLVING, FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT
THE SCIENTOLOGY KILLER
NEW YEARS EVE
Includes hats, blowers, and a sparkling toast!
Written & Directed by MICHAEL ROGALINER
Music Directed by JOHN DiSANTO
3 Course Dinner includes salads and fresh baked rolls, choice of entrees and dessert served at intermissions.
Seating, Salads and Drink Orders begin at 6:30pm. Show begins at 7pm. The party ends at approximately 9:15pm.
Audience Participation, for those who choose, includes karaoke and audience celebrations.
Murder Mystery Dinner Party Menu
Field greens salad with cucumber, carrots, tomatoes & balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Fresh baked rolls & whipped butter
Your choice of entrée:
8 oz Strip Loin
topped with mushroom demi-glaze, served with mashed potatoes & sauteed vegetable medley
8 oz. Chicken Parmesan
with penne marinara
8oz. Oven-Roasted Cod
topped with citrus butter sauce, served with wild rice pilaf & sauteed vegetable medley
penne pasta tossed in olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, cheese, herbs & julienned vegetable medley (zucchini, squash & carrots)
Vegan Spaghetti & Meatless Balls
spaghetti squash, a meatless blend of lentil, sesame & chickpea topped with basil marinara
Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake
(If Vegan, please ask your server for our Vegan Ice Cream Flavor of the Day)
BRETT DiCELLO (JJ) is back at Pickwick after starring as Coach Beak in last season’s Murder at Celebrity Rehab! Previous credits include Peter and the Starcatcher (Bill Slank/Hawking Clam) at Dobama, The Seagull (Shamrayev) at Cleveland Playhouse, Avenue Q (Trekkie Monster) at Blank Canvas Theater, Red (Mark Rothko) at Eldred Theater, and Urinetown (Lockstock) at Eldred Theater. Brett was a member of IMPROVment: Case Western’s Premiere Improv Comedy Troupe. He spent a semester studying abroad at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and studied Theater Arts and Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. He thanks his friends and family for their constant love and support.
MACY GALLOWAY (Lydia) is a 2021 graduate of Ashland University with a BA in Musical Theatre. This is her second show at Pickwick & Frolic after creating the role of Hallmark star Svetlana Toy in last season’s Murder at Celebrity Rehab. Other recent roles include Sophie in Mamma Mia!, Caroline and Amy in The Theory of Relativity and Irina in Three Sisters. She would like to thank her family, friends and her new husband for always supporting her. Enjoy the show!
NATHAN HACH (Trevor Teeter) is back this year at Pickwick after having created the role of Hendrix in last season’s Murder at Celebrity Rehab. Other recent credits include appearances in the films Disconnected and My Summer in Ohio as well as voice-over roles in Revenge Syndrome, Great Heights, Code Xana, and The Pretenders Guild video game. He previously appeared at Pickwick in the Serial Bachelorette Killer and #Killbridezilla.
MIA KARDOTZKE (Jazzy Howell) is a musical theatre graduate from Ashland University. She’s back on the Frolic Cabaret Stage after having created the role of Cleo in Murder at Celebrity Rehab. Mia has starred in a variety of shows including Mamma Mia! (Donna), Enemy of the People (Peter/Petrine), Twelfth Night (Olivia) and Theory of Relativity (Catherine/Jenny). She gives a huge shoutout to her family, friends, and all who have supported her throughout the years.
CELINE KOWALL (Trudy) returns to Pickwick & Frolic after having created the role of Zuzu in last season’s Murder at Celebrity Rehab! Other whodunnit roles include runs at the Geauga Lyric Theatre Guild in Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap (Miss Casewell); as well as playing a boy, Fred Narracott/The Voice on the Phonograph in And Then There Were None. Additional credits include An Evening of One Acts By Shel Silverstein, The Elephant Man and Much Ado About Nothing. She is also a film actor and recently participated in the Cleveland 48 Hour Film Project annual competition.
MICHAEL ROGALINER (Writer/Director/Producer) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic since it opened. Their original Murder Mystery Comedies include Stage Struck, The Red Carpet Murders, Cruise Ship Killer, Psych Ward Whacker, Murder at the Oasis, Toga Party Terror, Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal, The All-Girl Prison Murder, #KillBridezilla, Beauty Queen Killer, High School Reunion Homicide and Serial Bachelorette Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes, The Midnight Martini Show and The Delusional Divas of Drag in the Frolic Cabaret as well as special events like The Hump Day Show and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre and Forever Plaid in the Cabaret. John is a former church music director whose primary instruments include pipe organ and harp. Michael has an MFA in theatre directing from Syracuse University and has directed plays and musicals throughout NE Ohio and Central New York. Some of his favorites include Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, Jeffrey and Anything Goes.