ELKINS - In a turn-of-the-century mansion, a man about to give a dinner party never makes it to the table. Who killed Baron Brockman and how is a mystery guests will try to solve during Murder at the Manor Spaghetti Show Saturday, February 3 in Halliehurst on the campus of Davis & Elkins College.
Two shows, hosted by the D&E STITCH Improv Club and Hospitality Club, will be presented from noon to 2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for students and $10 for ages 12 and younger, and may be purchased online at www.dewv.edu/arts-entertainment or by calling 304-637-1255.
The scene is set as Brockman invites his associates to a fancy 1920s dinner party to show off the famous Cantiln Stone he acquired. His closest friends arrive the night before and other guests come just before the dinner hour. As the meal is about to be served, Brockman is found dead in his upstairs chambers.
Actors in the murder mystery are D&E students Katie Varchetto of Elkins; Denise Folley of Charlottesville, Va.; Hope Roy of Parsons, W.Va.; Jamey Perrine of Rock Cave, W.Va.; Maddie Lessner of Waldorf, Md.; Shannen McClure of Marlinton, W.Va.; Clay Friel of Hillsboro, W.Va.; Joshua Thompson of Parsons, W.Va.; Robert Fields of Pecks Mill, W.Va.; Nathaniel Fornash of Huntington, W.Va.; Michaella Young of Elkins; Maxwell Ginsberg of Fairfax, Va.; and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy Dr. Bryan Wagoner.
The dinner, prepared by members of the Hospitality Club, includes salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, breadsticks and dessert. A gluten-free option is available upon request.
Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at www.dewv.edu or call 304-637-1243.