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Solve a murder during ‘Murder Me Always’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville July 26-28

Solve a murder during ‘Murder Me Always’ at Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville July 26-28
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From a press release:

The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the interactive murder mystery comedy “Murder Me Always” by Lee Mueller for one weekend only, running this Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28.

During a very bad performance of the play “Murder Me Always,” an actual murder takes place off stage. The director is shot. The “fake” murder mystery play comes to a screeching halt and a “real” murder mystery begins.

It seems that the “Murder Mystery Murderer” is on the loose and has struck again. Luckily, Detective Joe Mamet, a Raymond Chandler pulp-type gumshoe was on a stakeout in the audience. Detective Mamet rises to the occasion to begin an investigation into this real mystery. Could it be that one of these very bad actors is really a very bad person?

Will this “real” murder mystery be any better than the fake one? Is art imitating life? Is the play really the thing? Is this the original play that went wrong?

Tickets for this special spaghetti dinner and show are $25. Those who don’t want dinner can purchase a dessert and show ticket for $15.

For Friday and Saturday evening performances, doors at the Music Box (196 Hughes St., Swoyersville) open at 6 p.m., and the meal begins at 6:30 p.m. For the Sunday matinee show, doors open at 1 p.m., with the meal beginning at 1:30 p.m. Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance.

All tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 570-283-2195 or e-mailing Additional information is available at

The Music Box Players are a nonprofit theatre group performing everyone’s favorite musicals and plays at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse. They also produce original as well as nationally known titles for children and maintain educational programs for both teens and younger children in stagecraft and theatre skills.