Murder Mystery | Pickwick & Frolic

A full night of fun, all under one roof!

A full night of fun, all under one roof!

Murder Mystery



Pickwick’s Newest Murder Mystery!

Reunite with the Cast of THE GOLDEN KIDS
The only Teen TV Comedy canceled for Murder!

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.

April 27

May 11

May 18  Closing Night

Murder Mystery Dinner Party Menu

1st Course
Field greens salad with cucumber, carrots, tomatoes & balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Freshly baked rolls & whipped butter

2nd Course
Your choice of entrée:

Strip Loin
topped with mushroom demi-glaze, served with mashed potatoes & sauteed vegetable medley

Chicken Parmesan
with penne marinara

Oven Roasted Haddock
buttered breadcrumb topping and chimichurri sauce, served with wild rice pilaf & sauteed vegetable medley

Pasta Primavera
penne pasta tossed in olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, cheese, herbs & julienned vegetable medley (zucchini, squash & carrots)

Vegan Stuffed Pepper
stuffed with a mixture of mushrooms, rice & lentils served with spaghetti squash and marinara

3rd Course
Lemon Olive Oil Cake

(If Vegan, please ask your server for our Vegan Ice Cream Flavor of the Day)

* All menu selections are subject to change. *




ROBERT WALLAND (Pistol Farkas), a Cleveland area native, returns to the Pickwick stage after originating the role of Joe in Bachelorettes Gone Homicidal, Officer Gary in The All-Girl Prison Murders and S. Umpleby in High School Reunion Homicide as well as hosting The Hump Day Show in Hilarities. He has performed as a stand-up comedian, Improv group member as well as finding his way into commercial/film work here in Cleveland. Robert thanks ALL for their continued love and support as he pushes every day to do what he loves.





NATHAN HACH (Ned Rotsky) is back at Pickwick after having created the role of Trevor Teeter in last season’s The Scientology Killer. 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 games. He previously appeared at Pickwick in the Serial Bachelorette Killer, #Killbridezilla and Murder at Celebrity Rehab.





MIA KARDOTZKE (Denise Starr) 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 and Jazzy Howell in last season’s The Scientology Killer. 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 (Betty Bean) returns to Pickwick & Frolic after having created the role of Zuzu in Murder at Celebrity Rehab and Trudy in last season’s The Scientology Killer. 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.




MACY GALLOWAY (Honey Rodgers) is a 2021 graduate of Ashland University with a BA in Musical Theatre. This is her third show at Pickwick & Frolic after creating the role of Hallmark star Svetlana Toy in Murder at Celebrity Rehab and Lydia in The Scientology Killer. 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! 


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, Serial Bachelorette Killer, Murder at Celebrity Rehab and The Scientology 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 the musical 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.