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A full night of fun, all under one roof!

A full night of fun, all under one roof!

Cleveland Comedy Open 1st Quarter Final

The Cleveland Comedy Open is a quarterly competition of 36 aspiring comedians to compete for not only a $500 prize but also a performing/presenting spot at the annual Cleveland Comedy Awards held at Hilarities 4th Street Theater. Each prelim will consist of 12 comics with the top 4 moving on the finals. The 12 finalists will then compete on the Frolic Cabaret stage for the grand prize.

Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

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Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

Created & Directed by Michael Rogaliner

Music Directed by John DiSanto

CAST

ADRIENNE KROL (Kimi) is pleased to be in her third show at Pickwick after originating the roles of Joyce Ann in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal and Lacey LeFloria in #KillBridezilla. She would like to convey her gratitude to her parents for their persistent support and to Michael and John for their remarkable patience.

PAUL DOUGLAS KUZNIK (Dijonnaise) has been a Singer/Songwriter for 16 years. In 2008 he self-released a solo pop album “On the Scene” under the name Paul Douglas and performed it live throughout Cleveland. In 2010, Paul released the album “No Apologies” with his Hip Hop group Freedom and toured it successfully. He has sung the national anthem for various Ohio sporting events including some at the Quicken Loans arena. In 2015, Paul started singing and doing Drag in the Ohio gay scene under his Drag Queen name “Kaydence Jayne.” You can check out his fabulous Drag Queen Music Videos at youtube.com/paulypauldouglas. Paul is honored to be making his Pickwick & Frolic debut!

DAMIAN HENRI (Host/Singer) was last seen on the Pickwick stage as the host of Vegas Burlesque. He has been performing on stage for 35 years as an actor, musician, and emcee. Damian graduated from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied architecture, physics, jazz, and choral performance. An architect by profession, he has lectured nationally on the topic of designing learning environments for higher education. He enjoys reading, playing piano, and is an avid soccer player. Damian also competed on Jeopardy! where he became a two-day champion.

ANDREW ROTHMAN (Drums/Singer) is an “east-side” native and lifelong performer, having served as an actor, musician, writer, designer, director, or volunteer at theaters including Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Weathervane Playhouse, Cleveland Public Theatre, Kennedy’s at Playhouse Square, Interplay, Dobama, Blank Canvas, The Hermit Club, and Rabbit Run. He has performed as a singer, drummer, and guitarist around Cleveland both as a soloist and with bands of genres ranging from reggae to rock to jazz, in addition to composing scores for podcasts and producing remixes for various artists. Drew has served as the Frolic Cabaret’s resident singing drummer since 2012, playing for the entire run of Mardi Gras Burlesque and Vegas Burlesque. www.arothman.com

DOT KING (Dancer) grew up in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrob wllllantysilio in the UK. She traveled to Cleveland and received a degree in Theater and Political Science at CSU. She has acted in many theaters including Cleveland Public and Karamu House. Dot’s mix of traditional, comedic, and dance-focused Burlesque is widely well-received throughout Cleveland and the world. She has performed at Ingenuity Fest, CPT’s Pandemonium and the Pretty Things Peep Show among others. Dot is also a stand-up comic and aerial silks artist.

SHRIMP COCKTAIL (Dancer) is One in a Krillion! She is the owner and executive producer of Shrimp’s Oh! Strip! Show. She was crowned Miss Hot Rod Hula Hop 2016. Shrimp Cocktail is America’s most ordered appetizer! She’s Shrimply the Best! Cleveland’s Favorite Prawn Star.

AVA ADORE (Dancer) has been on stage since the age of ten. She attended a performing arts school in Arizona and continued her theater studies in Singapore, where she lived for four years. She has been performing Burlesque for five years both locally and out of state and was a featured dancer in Pickwick’s Vegas Burlesque. Ava is also an art model and a party instructor at Cleveland Exotic Dance.

GIDEON LORETE (Dancer) is beyond excited to make not only his Pickwick debut but also his Burlesque debut. He is a recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University’s Acting and Dance Program and regularly works in stage and film. Recent stage credits include Convergence-Continuum’s Harm’s Way as the Wizard and First Child, Brecksville Theatre on the Square’s Pinkalicious: The Musical as Peter, and Karamu House Theatre’s Sister Act the Musical as Pablo. Recent film credits include Netflix Original’s Lil Evil, Ibid Filmworks’s My Friend Dahmer, and Skipper Thomas Production’s Side Hustlers. In addition, Gideon is a featured Polynesian and fire dancer in Cleveland’s own Hula Fusion which was recently featured on America’s Got Talent Cleveland episode. Gideon began his dance career in a Polynesian dance group called Tekanahau Nui back home in Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands.

G THE MAGICIAN (Bryan Gerber) is a second generation magician following in the footsteps of his father Paul. Bryan’s debut public performance was at the age of 2 introducing his father to his daycare class. He has been a working magician ever since performing throughout Northeast Ohio at community events and libraries as well as his high school’s annual talent shows. Bryan received a degree in Special Education from Baldwin Wallace University. This is Bryan’s debut at Pickwick and Frolic.

ARTISTIC STAFF

MICHAEL ROGALINER (Producer/Writer/Director) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 15 years. 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 and Beauty Queen Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes and The Midnight Martini Show in the Frolic Cabaret as well as extended runs of The Hump Day Show and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre. They also staged the hit run of the Off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid at Pickwick. John is a theatre and church music director and composer 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 including such favorites as Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell and Anything Goes.

Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

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Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

Created & Directed by Michael Rogaliner

Music Directed by John DiSanto

CAST

ADRIENNE KROL (Kimi) is pleased to be in her third show at Pickwick after originating the roles of Joyce Ann in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal and Lacey LeFloria in #KillBridezilla. She would like to convey her gratitude to her parents for their persistent support and to Michael and John for their remarkable patience.

PAUL DOUGLAS KUZNIK (Dijonnaise) has been a Singer/Songwriter for 16 years. In 2008 he self-released a solo pop album “On the Scene” under the name Paul Douglas and performed it live throughout Cleveland. In 2010, Paul released the album “No Apologies” with his Hip Hop group Freedom and toured it successfully. He has sung the national anthem for various Ohio sporting events including some at the Quicken Loans arena. In 2015, Paul started singing and doing Drag in the Ohio gay scene under his Drag Queen name “Kaydence Jayne.” You can check out his fabulous Drag Queen Music Videos at youtube.com/paulypauldouglas. Paul is honored to be making his Pickwick & Frolic debut!

DAMIAN HENRI (Host/Singer) was last seen on the Pickwick stage as the host of Vegas Burlesque. He has been performing on stage for 35 years as an actor, musician, and emcee. Damian graduated from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied architecture, physics, jazz, and choral performance. An architect by profession, he has lectured nationally on the topic of designing learning environments for higher education. He enjoys reading, playing piano, and is an avid soccer player. Damian also competed on Jeopardy! where he became a two-day champion.

ANDREW ROTHMAN (Drums/Singer) is an “east-side” native and lifelong performer, having served as an actor, musician, writer, designer, director, or volunteer at theaters including Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Weathervane Playhouse, Cleveland Public Theatre, Kennedy’s at Playhouse Square, Interplay, Dobama, Blank Canvas, The Hermit Club, and Rabbit Run. He has performed as a singer, drummer, and guitarist around Cleveland both as a soloist and with bands of genres ranging from reggae to rock to jazz, in addition to composing scores for podcasts and producing remixes for various artists. Drew has served as the Frolic Cabaret’s resident singing drummer since 2012, playing for the entire run of Mardi Gras Burlesque and Vegas Burlesque. www.arothman.com

DOT KING (Dancer) grew up in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrob wllllantysilio in the UK. She traveled to Cleveland and received a degree in Theater and Political Science at CSU. She has acted in many theaters including Cleveland Public and Karamu House. Dot’s mix of traditional, comedic, and dance-focused Burlesque is widely well-received throughout Cleveland and the world. She has performed at Ingenuity Fest, CPT’s Pandemonium and the Pretty Things Peep Show among others. Dot is also a stand-up comic and aerial silks artist.

SHRIMP COCKTAIL (Dancer) is One in a Krillion! She is the owner and executive producer of Shrimp’s Oh! Strip! Show. She was crowned Miss Hot Rod Hula Hop 2016. Shrimp Cocktail is America’s most ordered appetizer! She’s Shrimply the Best! Cleveland’s Favorite Prawn Star.

AVA ADORE (Dancer) has been on stage since the age of ten. She attended a performing arts school in Arizona and continued her theater studies in Singapore, where she lived for four years. She has been performing Burlesque for five years both locally and out of state and was a featured dancer in Pickwick’s Vegas Burlesque. Ava is also an art model and a party instructor at Cleveland Exotic Dance.

GIDEON LORETE (Dancer) is beyond excited to make not only his Pickwick debut but also his Burlesque debut. He is a recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University’s Acting and Dance Program and regularly works in stage and film. Recent stage credits include Convergence-Continuum’s Harm’s Way as the Wizard and First Child, Brecksville Theatre on the Square’s Pinkalicious: The Musical as Peter, and Karamu House Theatre’s Sister Act the Musical as Pablo. Recent film credits include Netflix Original’s Lil Evil, Ibid Filmworks’s My Friend Dahmer, and Skipper Thomas Production’s Side Hustlers. In addition, Gideon is a featured Polynesian and fire dancer in Cleveland’s own Hula Fusion which was recently featured on America’s Got Talent Cleveland episode. Gideon began his dance career in a Polynesian dance group called Tekanahau Nui back home in Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands.

G THE MAGICIAN (Bryan Gerber) is a second generation magician following in the footsteps of his father Paul. Bryan’s debut public performance was at the age of 2 introducing his father to his daycare class. He has been a working magician ever since performing throughout Northeast Ohio at community events and libraries as well as his high school’s annual talent shows. Bryan received a degree in Special Education from Baldwin Wallace University. This is Bryan’s debut at Pickwick and Frolic.

ARTISTIC STAFF

MICHAEL ROGALINER (Producer/Writer/Director) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 15 years. 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 and Beauty Queen Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes and The Midnight Martini Show in the Frolic Cabaret as well as extended runs of The Hump Day Show and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre. They also staged the hit run of the Off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid at Pickwick. John is a theatre and church music director and composer 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 including such favorites as Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell and Anything Goes.

Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

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Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

Created & Directed by Michael Rogaliner

Music Directed by John DiSanto

CAST

ADRIENNE KROL (Kimi) is pleased to be in her third show at Pickwick after originating the roles of Joyce Ann in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal and Lacey LeFloria in #KillBridezilla. She would like to convey her gratitude to her parents for their persistent support and to Michael and John for their remarkable patience.

PAUL DOUGLAS KUZNIK (Dijonnaise) has been a Singer/Songwriter for 16 years. In 2008 he self-released a solo pop album “On the Scene” under the name Paul Douglas and performed it live throughout Cleveland. In 2010, Paul released the album “No Apologies” with his Hip Hop group Freedom and toured it successfully. He has sung the national anthem for various Ohio sporting events including some at the Quicken Loans arena. In 2015, Paul started singing and doing Drag in the Ohio gay scene under his Drag Queen name “Kaydence Jayne.” You can check out his fabulous Drag Queen Music Videos at youtube.com/paulypauldouglas. Paul is honored to be making his Pickwick & Frolic debut!

DAMIAN HENRI (Host/Singer) was last seen on the Pickwick stage as the host of Vegas Burlesque. He has been performing on stage for 35 years as an actor, musician, and emcee. Damian graduated from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied architecture, physics, jazz, and choral performance. An architect by profession, he has lectured nationally on the topic of designing learning environments for higher education. He enjoys reading, playing piano, and is an avid soccer player. Damian also competed on Jeopardy! where he became a two-day champion.

ANDREW ROTHMAN (Drums/Singer) is an “east-side” native and lifelong performer, having served as an actor, musician, writer, designer, director, or volunteer at theaters including Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Weathervane Playhouse, Cleveland Public Theatre, Kennedy’s at Playhouse Square, Interplay, Dobama, Blank Canvas, The Hermit Club, and Rabbit Run. He has performed as a singer, drummer, and guitarist around Cleveland both as a soloist and with bands of genres ranging from reggae to rock to jazz, in addition to composing scores for podcasts and producing remixes for various artists. Drew has served as the Frolic Cabaret’s resident singing drummer since 2012, playing for the entire run of Mardi Gras Burlesque and Vegas Burlesque. www.arothman.com

DOT KING (Dancer) grew up in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrob wllllantysilio in the UK. She traveled to Cleveland and received a degree in Theater and Political Science at CSU. She has acted in many theaters including Cleveland Public and Karamu House. Dot’s mix of traditional, comedic, and dance-focused Burlesque is widely well-received throughout Cleveland and the world. She has performed at Ingenuity Fest, CPT’s Pandemonium and the Pretty Things Peep Show among others. Dot is also a stand-up comic and aerial silks artist.

SHRIMP COCKTAIL (Dancer) is One in a Krillion! She is the owner and executive producer of Shrimp’s Oh! Strip! Show. She was crowned Miss Hot Rod Hula Hop 2016. Shrimp Cocktail is America’s most ordered appetizer! She’s Shrimply the Best! Cleveland’s Favorite Prawn Star.

AVA ADORE (Dancer) has been on stage since the age of ten. She attended a performing arts school in Arizona and continued her theater studies in Singapore, where she lived for four years. She has been performing Burlesque for five years both locally and out of state and was a featured dancer in Pickwick’s Vegas Burlesque. Ava is also an art model and a party instructor at Cleveland Exotic Dance.

GIDEON LORETE (Dancer) is beyond excited to make not only his Pickwick debut but also his Burlesque debut. He is a recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University’s Acting and Dance Program and regularly works in stage and film. Recent stage credits include Convergence-Continuum’s Harm’s Way as the Wizard and First Child, Brecksville Theatre on the Square’s Pinkalicious: The Musical as Peter, and Karamu House Theatre’s Sister Act the Musical as Pablo. Recent film credits include Netflix Original’s Lil Evil, Ibid Filmworks’s My Friend Dahmer, and Skipper Thomas Production’s Side Hustlers. In addition, Gideon is a featured Polynesian and fire dancer in Cleveland’s own Hula Fusion which was recently featured on America’s Got Talent Cleveland episode. Gideon began his dance career in a Polynesian dance group called Tekanahau Nui back home in Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands.

G THE MAGICIAN (Bryan Gerber) is a second generation magician following in the footsteps of his father Paul. Bryan’s debut public performance was at the age of 2 introducing his father to his daycare class. He has been a working magician ever since performing throughout Northeast Ohio at community events and libraries as well as his high school’s annual talent shows. Bryan received a degree in Special Education from Baldwin Wallace University. This is Bryan’s debut at Pickwick and Frolic.

ARTISTIC STAFF

MICHAEL ROGALINER (Producer/Writer/Director) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 15 years. 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 and Beauty Queen Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes and The Midnight Martini Show in the Frolic Cabaret as well as extended runs of The Hump Day Show and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre. They also staged the hit run of the Off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid at Pickwick. John is a theatre and church music director and composer 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 including such favorites as Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell and Anything Goes.

Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

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Kimi’s Las Vegas Bachelorette Burlesque

Created & Directed by Michael Rogaliner

Music Directed by John DiSanto

CAST

ADRIENNE KROL (Kimi) is pleased to be in her third show at Pickwick after originating the roles of Joyce Ann in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal and Lacey LeFloria in #KillBridezilla. She would like to convey her gratitude to her parents for their persistent support and to Michael and John for their remarkable patience.

PAUL DOUGLAS KUZNIK (Dijonnaise) has been a Singer/Songwriter for 16 years. In 2008 he self-released a solo pop album “On the Scene” under the name Paul Douglas and performed it live throughout Cleveland. In 2010, Paul released the album “No Apologies” with his Hip Hop group Freedom and toured it successfully. He has sung the national anthem for various Ohio sporting events including some at the Quicken Loans arena. In 2015, Paul started singing and doing Drag in the Ohio gay scene under his Drag Queen name “Kaydence Jayne.” You can check out his fabulous Drag Queen Music Videos at youtube.com/paulypauldouglas. Paul is honored to be making his Pickwick & Frolic debut!

DAMIAN HENRI (Host/Singer) was last seen on the Pickwick stage as the host of Vegas Burlesque. He has been performing on stage for 35 years as an actor, musician, and emcee. Damian graduated from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied architecture, physics, jazz, and choral performance. An architect by profession, he has lectured nationally on the topic of designing learning environments for higher education. He enjoys reading, playing piano, and is an avid soccer player. Damian also competed on Jeopardy! where he became a two-day champion.

ANDREW ROTHMAN (Drums/Singer) is an “east-side” native and lifelong performer, having served as an actor, musician, writer, designer, director, or volunteer at theaters including Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Weathervane Playhouse, Cleveland Public Theatre, Kennedy’s at Playhouse Square, Interplay, Dobama, Blank Canvas, The Hermit Club, and Rabbit Run. He has performed as a singer, drummer, and guitarist around Cleveland both as a soloist and with bands of genres ranging from reggae to rock to jazz, in addition to composing scores for podcasts and producing remixes for various artists. Drew has served as the Frolic Cabaret’s resident singing drummer since 2012, playing for the entire run of Mardi Gras Burlesque and Vegas Burlesque. www.arothman.com

DOT KING (Dancer) grew up in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrob wllllantysilio in the UK. She traveled to Cleveland and received a degree in Theater and Political Science at CSU. She has acted in many theaters including Cleveland Public and Karamu House. Dot’s mix of traditional, comedic, and dance-focused Burlesque is widely well-received throughout Cleveland and the world. She has performed at Ingenuity Fest, CPT’s Pandemonium and the Pretty Things Peep Show among others. Dot is also a stand-up comic and aerial silks artist.

SHRIMP COCKTAIL (Dancer) is One in a Krillion! She is the owner and executive producer of Shrimp’s Oh! Strip! Show. She was crowned Miss Hot Rod Hula Hop 2016. Shrimp Cocktail is America’s most ordered appetizer! She’s Shrimply the Best! Cleveland’s Favorite Prawn Star.

AVA ADORE (Dancer) has been on stage since the age of ten. She attended a performing arts school in Arizona and continued her theater studies in Singapore, where she lived for four years. She has been performing Burlesque for five years both locally and out of state and was a featured dancer in Pickwick’s Vegas Burlesque. Ava is also an art model and a party instructor at Cleveland Exotic Dance.

GIDEON LORETE (Dancer) is beyond excited to make not only his Pickwick debut but also his Burlesque debut. He is a recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University’s Acting and Dance Program and regularly works in stage and film. Recent stage credits include Convergence-Continuum’s Harm’s Way as the Wizard and First Child, Brecksville Theatre on the Square’s Pinkalicious: The Musical as Peter, and Karamu House Theatre’s Sister Act the Musical as Pablo. Recent film credits include Netflix Original’s Lil Evil, Ibid Filmworks’s My Friend Dahmer, and Skipper Thomas Production’s Side Hustlers. In addition, Gideon is a featured Polynesian and fire dancer in Cleveland’s own Hula Fusion which was recently featured on America’s Got Talent Cleveland episode. Gideon began his dance career in a Polynesian dance group called Tekanahau Nui back home in Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands.

G THE MAGICIAN (Bryan Gerber) is a second generation magician following in the footsteps of his father Paul. Bryan’s debut public performance was at the age of 2 introducing his father to his daycare class. He has been a working magician ever since performing throughout Northeast Ohio at community events and libraries as well as his high school’s annual talent shows. Bryan received a degree in Special Education from Baldwin Wallace University. This is Bryan’s debut at Pickwick and Frolic.

ARTISTIC STAFF

MICHAEL ROGALINER (Producer/Writer/Director) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 15 years. 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 and Beauty Queen Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes and The Midnight Martini Show in the Frolic Cabaret as well as extended runs of The Hump Day Show and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre. They also staged the hit run of the Off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid at Pickwick. John is a theatre and church music director and composer 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 including such favorites as Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell and Anything Goes.

Beauty Queen Killer

CRIME SOLVING, FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT

Beauty Queen Killer
Pickwick’s Newest Murder Mystery Dinner Party

The Kiddie Royale Girls have Grown Up and they’re Out for Revenge!

Written & Directed by MICHAEL ROGALINER

Music Directed by JOHN DiSANTO

Murder Mystery Dinner Party Menu

Tossed Green Salad 
Mixed Greens, cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots, balsamic vinaigrette

Choice of Entree
Pepper-Crusted Strip Loin (lOoz) 
Charred-onion demi-glace
Yukon gold mashed potato, fresh vegetable medley

Oven Roasted Cod (9oz) 
Lemon-butter sauce
Wild rice pilaf, fresh vegetable medley

Chicken Piccata (9oz) 
Lightly-breaded chicken breast sauteed in a white-wine butter-caper sauce
Yukon gold mashed potato, fresh vegetable medley

Vegan Spaghetti & Meatless Balls 
Spaghetti squash, a meatless blend of lentil, sesame and chick pea with basil marinara

Mushroom Pasta
Wild mushrooms and basil marinara over cavatappi

Dessert
Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake

CAST

ADRIENNE KROL (Rita Funkhauser) is so pleased to be in her third murder mystery at Pickwick after originating the role of Joyce Ann in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal and Lacey LeFloria in #KillBridezilla.  She also stars as Kimi in Kimi’s Vegas Bachelorette Party Burlesque twice a month on Fridays in the Frolic Cabaret.  She would like to convey her gratitude to her parents for their persistent support.

JENNA MESSINA (Hildy Stevenson) is making her Pickwick debut in Beauty Queen Killer.  She attended Baldwin-Wallace (when it was still a college) and has been performing and directing in NE Ohio for over 20 years.  Most recently, she has been seen onstage at Cleveland Public Theatre, Dobama Theatre, Lakeland Civic Theatre, Blank Canvas Theatre and The Beck Center for the Arts.  Jenna is also a produced playwright, cabaret performer and teaches theatre classes for actors of all ages.

ALEX PETSCHE (Gracie Hart) is thrilled to be making her debut at Pickwick.  She has been performing all over NE Ohio since she was 11 years old. Some of her most recent credits include The Narrator in Joseph…Dreamcoat, Little Red in Into The Woods, Wednesday in The Addams Family, and Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. She studied musical theatre at Kent State University and currently works in children’s entertainment portraying characters for birthday parties and special events. She would like to thank her mom for being her best teacher and biggest role model, and her husband for his continuous support

SARA ROUSE (Susan Dulzer) models and acts in independent films as well as on stage.  This is her 9th Pickwick Murder Mystery.  She has played Sally TuShue in The Red Carpet Murders, Mandy Sparks in Cruise Ship Killer, Nurse Lisa in Psych Ward Whacker, Eve in Murder at the Oasis, Prissy in Toga Party Terror, Lesley in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal, Ritz in The All Girl Prison Murder and Sofia Strasburg in #KillBridezilla as well as the showgirl Bubbles in Pickwick’s legendary Midnight Martini Show.

RYAN SANTA (Jack Milk) was most recently featured on the Hilarities main stage in Hump Day—an improv comedy game showThis is his first Pickwick murder mystery.  He graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2008 with his B.A in Theatre. He studied sketch comedy and improvisation at The Second City and IO in Chicago.  Ryan served as Artistic Director for the sketch comedy group Pretty/Windy for 3 years taking their nerd humor all over the midwest. As an ensemble member of The Public House theatre Ryan’s credits included Dionysus in The Book of Dionysus and Thomas Plaid in Fifty Shades of Plaid.

ARTISTIC STAFF

MICHAEL ROGALINER (Producer/Writer/Director) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 15 years. 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 and Beauty Queen Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes and The Midnight Martini Show in the Frolic Cabaret as well as extended runs of Hump Day and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre.  Kimi’s Vegas Bachelorette Party Burlesque is currently running on Fridays in the Frolic Cabaret. They also staged the Frolic Cabaret’s hit run of the Off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid. John is a theatre and church music director and composer 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 including such favorites as Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell and Anything Goes.

Beauty Queen Killer

CRIME SOLVING, FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT

Beauty Queen Killer
Pickwick’s Newest Murder Mystery Dinner Party

The Kiddie Royale Girls have Grown Up and they’re Out for Revenge!

Written & Directed by MICHAEL ROGALINER

Music Directed by JOHN DiSANTO

Murder Mystery Dinner Party Menu

Tossed Green Salad 
Mixed Greens, cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots, balsamic vinaigrette

Choice of Entree
Pepper-Crusted Strip Loin (lOoz) 
Charred-onion demi-glace
Yukon gold mashed potato, fresh vegetable medley

Oven Roasted Cod (9oz) 
Lemon-butter sauce
Wild rice pilaf, fresh vegetable medley

Chicken Piccata (9oz) 
Lightly-breaded chicken breast sauteed in a white-wine butter-caper sauce
Yukon gold mashed potato, fresh vegetable medley

Vegan Spaghetti & Meatless Balls 
Spaghetti squash, a meatless blend of lentil, sesame and chick pea with basil marinara

Mushroom Pasta
Wild mushrooms and basil marinara over cavatappi

Dessert
Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake

CAST

ADRIENNE KROL (Rita Funkhauser) is so pleased to be in her third murder mystery at Pickwick after originating the role of Joyce Ann in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal and Lacey LeFloria in #KillBridezilla.  She also stars as Kimi in Kimi’s Vegas Bachelorette Party Burlesque twice a month on Fridays in the Frolic Cabaret.  She would like to convey her gratitude to her parents for their persistent support.

JENNA MESSINA (Hildy Stevenson) is making her Pickwick debut in Beauty Queen Killer.  She attended Baldwin-Wallace (when it was still a college) and has been performing and directing in NE Ohio for over 20 years.  Most recently, she has been seen onstage at Cleveland Public Theatre, Dobama Theatre, Lakeland Civic Theatre, Blank Canvas Theatre and The Beck Center for the Arts.  Jenna is also a produced playwright, cabaret performer and teaches theatre classes for actors of all ages.

ALEX PETSCHE (Gracie Hart) is thrilled to be making her debut at Pickwick.  She has been performing all over NE Ohio since she was 11 years old. Some of her most recent credits include The Narrator in Joseph…Dreamcoat, Little Red in Into The Woods, Wednesday in The Addams Family, and Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. She studied musical theatre at Kent State University and currently works in children’s entertainment portraying characters for birthday parties and special events. She would like to thank her mom for being her best teacher and biggest role model, and her husband for his continuous support

SARA ROUSE (Susan Dulzer) models and acts in independent films as well as on stage.  This is her 9th Pickwick Murder Mystery.  She has played Sally TuShue in The Red Carpet Murders, Mandy Sparks in Cruise Ship Killer, Nurse Lisa in Psych Ward Whacker, Eve in Murder at the Oasis, Prissy in Toga Party Terror, Lesley in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal, Ritz in The All Girl Prison Murder and Sofia Strasburg in #KillBridezilla as well as the showgirl Bubbles in Pickwick’s legendary Midnight Martini Show.

RYAN SANTA (Jack Milk) was most recently featured on the Hilarities main stage in Hump Day—an improv comedy game showThis is his first Pickwick murder mystery.  He graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2008 with his B.A in Theatre. He studied sketch comedy and improvisation at The Second City and IO in Chicago.  Ryan served as Artistic Director for the sketch comedy group Pretty/Windy for 3 years taking their nerd humor all over the midwest. As an ensemble member of The Public House theatre Ryan’s credits included Dionysus in The Book of Dionysus and Thomas Plaid in Fifty Shades of Plaid.

ARTISTIC STAFF

MICHAEL ROGALINER (Producer/Writer/Director) and JOHN DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 15 years. 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 and Beauty Queen Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include multi-year runs of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes and The Midnight Martini Show in the Frolic Cabaret as well as extended runs of Hump Day and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre.  Kimi’s Vegas Bachelorette Party Burlesque is currently running on Fridays in the Frolic Cabaret. They also staged the Frolic Cabaret’s hit run of the Off-Broadway musical Forever Plaid. John is a theatre and church music director and composer 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 including such favorites as Evita, Pippin, Nunsense, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell and Anything Goes.