Murder Mystery | Pickwick & Frolic

A full night of fun, all under one roof!

A full night of fun, all under one roof!

Murder Mystery

21 and over show

In Tonight’s Show, Belynda’s surprise psychic bachelorette party is possessed by the ghosts of murdered maids of honor past and the possibility of a new threat.

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, include karaoke, on-stage competitions, audience celebrations and a game show finale with grand prizes.

May 16th Closing Night

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

Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake





CHARLI HABINGREITHER (Belynda Bean), a Native Texan, has been performing on stage since age 7. Her favorite roles include A Few Good Men (Lt. Commander Joanne Galloway), Holes (Kate Barlow), Diary of Anne Frank (Edith Frank), The Hollow (Gerda), The Bacchae (Dionysius), The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (Unicorn/Fenris Ulf/Elf), Sweeney Todd (Ensemble, u/s Mrs. Lovett and Beggar Woman), and Hunchback of Notre Dame (Ensemble, Soloist). She thanks her mom, her dad, friends and all the children she has watched, nannied and taught for believing and supporting her dreams.




NATHAN HACH (Ben Bean) created the role of Pennington Strasberg two seasons ago at Pickwick in #KillBridezilla. He has appeared elsewhere on stage as Colin in Confessions from the Ladies’ Room, Freddie in Shadowplay, Lucas in The Addams Family Musical, Jake in Evil Dead: The Musical, and Elmer in the short film In Dave We Trust. He would like to thank his family for their never-ending support.




THOMAS HORTON (Archie Cook) is a Cleveland-based actor making his debut here at Pickwick & Frolic. His recent credits include MacBeth in MacBeth, Computer in Electric Dread and Jim in Proximity.




CHELSEA PRYOR (Madame J) is a classically trained professional vocalist from Cleveland who has been singing since the age of two. She has performed extensively throughout Northeast Ohio including shows at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Take 5 Jazz Club, Landerhaven Executive Caterers and she has sung the National Anthem for the Cavaliers twice. Chelsea created the role of Paula Pretty in last season’s hit murder mystery High School Reunion Homicide.


MATTHEW J. WILKS (Elmer) is no stranger to Murder Mystery. Currently he can be seen performing with “Get Away with Murder Inc.,” “Curtains Mystery Theatre,” and as of this year “The Dinner Detective.” He is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City who divides his career between theatre and film. Stage highlights include: Toga Party Terror (Pickwick and Frolic), Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Importance of Being Earnest, Gods Favorite for which he was awarded a Merit in Acting Award from the Ohio Community Theatre Association, and 8 seasons with The Illusion Factory, a professional children’s theatre touring company. Film highlights include: Technically Marvin (Cleveland Film Festival), Draft Day, Cleveland Abduction, and the Netflix film Little Evil. In addition to performing he is also a Director and Acting Teacher at several theatres throughout Northeast Ohio.


MICHAEL ROGALINER (Writer/Director/Producer) and JOHN
 DiSANTO (Music Director) have created and produced original shows for Pickwick & Frolic for over 17 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, Beauty Queen Killer, High School Reunion Homicide and Serial Bachelorette Killer. Their Pickwick cabarets include various versions of Burlesque, Cabaret Rock, The Stylettes, Forever Plaid, The Midnight Martini Show and The Delusional Divas of Drag in the Frolic Cabaret as well as The Hump Day Show and Toga! in Hilarities East 4th Street Theatre. John is a theatre and former church music director whose primary instruments include pipe organ and harp. He also teaches the art of hand-dipping chocolates at the International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute. 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.