It’s the farce that parodies the health craze, murder mysteries, and our favorite food in Paul Freed’s “Death by Chocolate.”
Members of the newly renovated Meadowbrook Health Resort are dropping like flies, including famed chef Edith Chiles! All on the eve of the grand re-opening! It’s up to the delightfully sarcastic and cynical manager, John Stone, to find the cause and the murderer. He teams up with mystery writer and amateur sleuth, Ed Parlor in a wacky race against time. The clues point to a sinister box of chocolates, and the suspects include all the outlandish characters working for the resort.
Could it be Lady Riverdale, the owner of the resort, a woman with dark secrets? Ralph Deadwood, the gym instructor and all around cad? Dick Simmering, the areobics instructor? Anne, the panic stricken nurse? “Sweet Pea” Meadowbrook, the eating and greiving daughter of the recently deceased founder of the resort? Or is it
one of “the others”?
Opening: September 18, 2008
Closing: September 28, 2008
Director: Karen Schilling