‘Death For Dinner’ performance brings entertainment to Craig | CraigDailyPress.com

‘Death For Dinner’ performance brings entertainment to Craig

Actors from the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater preform in Craig Saturday night. Left to right: Julian Skillin as C.J. the cable guy; Marco Alvardo as the chef; Chrissy Neptune as Tara; Rick Woodson as Cliff; and Doug Proctor as the detective and Bongo.
Noelle Leavitt Riley

The Murder Mystery Dinner Theater was a killer success Saturday night in Craig.

Actors from Denver-based Adams Mystery Playhouse led guests through a murder riddle, bringing laughter, investigations and team building to life at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

The Craig Chamber of Commerce hosted the event dubbed Death For Dinner.

Craig Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chris Oxley said that the event was brought to Craig after one of her board members, Robin Shiffbauer, saw the group perform in Denver and thought it would be neat to bring the show to Northwest Colorado.

“So we checked them out, and they said ‘yes, we’d love to come,’” Oxley said. “It was something different. The feedback you get from the community is that they want more events. So this was an opportunity to do something… a little more performance oriented.”

The five actors involved the audience by putting community members such as Craig City Councilman Joe Bird in the spotlight.

Dinner, wine and desserts were mixed into the evening. And, at one point, the entire audience of around 70 people got up and did the Conga dance.

The actors played different roles in the dinner theater with Marco Alvardo as the chef; Chrissy Neptune as Tara; Julian Skillin as C.J. the cable guy; Doug Proctor as the detective and Bosco, and Rick Woodson as Cliff.

Adams Mystery Playhouse is located at 2406 N. Federal in Denver, hosting shows every Friday and Saturday night.

Contact Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790 or nriley@craigdailypress.com. Follow her on Twitter @noelleleavitt.

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