Be a guest at the wedding reception of the century as Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation presents Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre each Friday in April at 7 p.m. This original "who-dun-it" murder mystery will be held at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in historic downtown Lawrenceville.
"The event begins as a wedding reception does, with the happy bride and groom entering the reception. As guests enjoy dinner, a member of the bridal party mysteriously drops dead which throws the reception into a tailspin," states Amy Szymanski, Program Supervisor at the historic Courthouse. "I play the high-strung wedding coordinator who tries to keep the reception on schedule?from cake cutting to bouquet tossing?despite the obvious 'missing' person."
J-Squared, a local theatre production company led by Jay Holl and Jay Wright, wrote and will direct the entertainment portion of the event. In addition to Holl, Wright and Szymanski, the murder mystery will feature a slew of local talent portraying members of the bridal party and other wedding party members.
The historic Courthouse, a popular wedding venue in Gwinnett, will be decorated for the event by Stacey Sparks Events. A buffet-style meal will be supplied by Country French Catering (April 4 and 18) and Big Sha Bang (April 11 and 25).
The cost for the event is $25 per person. Paid admission must be received each Wednesday prior and includes dinner and wedding cake for dessert. Registration is also available online at www.gwinnettparks.com.
The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse is located at 185 Crogan St. in downtown Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770.822.5450.