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Murder Mystery Fundraiser (APR 12, 2014)

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There’s been a MURDER on the Boardwalk!

AND WE NEED YOU TO HELP SOLVE IT!

  

Join us on Saturday, April 12, 2014 6-9pm* for a
Roaring ’20s Murder Mystery Fundraiser 

 

to benefit non-profit organization
MamLuft&Co. Dance

WORKING TO BRING MORE DANCE
TO MORE PEOPLE AND
OVERCOME BARRIERS TO ART
THROUGH PERFORMANCE, EDUCATION, & OUTREACH

 

It is the roaring 1920s: the height of the prohibition. On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, Nuggy Jones is hosting all the big crime bosses. They’re coming together to organize as a syndicate to control the underground.
What could possibly go wrong?…

 

 Purchase your ticket before March 28 for $5 off!

Limited character roles available: register early!

  

• BLACKMAIL • DECEIT • SCANDAL •
• HORS D’OEUVRES • 1 DRINK TOKEN and 1 RAFFLE TICKET INCL. •
• CASH BAR: 2-DRINK SUGGESTED MINIMUM •
• DRINK OPTIONS INCLUDE “KILLER PUNCH” SIGNATURE COCKTAIL •
• FUN RAFFLE BASKETS, including event tickets, gift certificates, ‘Death by Chocolate’ •
(1 ticket for $1, 6 tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $7, 15 tickets for $10, 40 tickets for $20)
• 20s DANCING LESSONS
 •
• AND MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT A COMMUNITY NON-PROFIT! •
 
 

Costumes: not required, but they will be admired!

A1920s costume doesn’t have to be difficult!
Women, throw on a slinky dress, headband, and long necklace.
Men, grab some dress pants or a suit and some suspenders!

  

Want some 1920s inspiration or more information?
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Date and Time

SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014 5:45pm-9:00pm*
*IMPORTANT: Check-in between 5:45pm and 6:15pm
Murder Mystery begins promptly at 6:15pm
Characters who do not check-in by 6:15pm may have to be re-assigned!

(Free street parking after 5pm; free lot parking after 6:00pm)

 

 

Location

At THE CABARET at BELOW ZERO (Upper Floor)
Below Zero is located on 1122 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 between Central and 12th. The Central Parking lot on the opposite side of the street is FREE to you after 6:00pm, but hurry because the festivities begin promptly at 6:15pm.
For more information about the venue and nearby restaurants, visit belowzerolounge.com

 Map to Below Zero

*NO REFUNDS* Unfortunately, we are unable to issue any refunds.

 

 

Extended Murder Mystery Information and Resources

Inspiration for costumes

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How To: 20s Hair

 
Study Up on the Charleston

 
Suspect List

MARGIE GORMAN
Miss America
Margie Gorman is a tenacious beauty pageant queen. She’s Nuggy Jones’ dame and best gal pal of Isabella Gorge. Margie uses her sweet personality to get whatever she desires. On the surface, she seems to be a loyal friend.
COSTUME IDEAS: Flapper dress, long strand of pearls, long dress gloves, fishnet stockings 
and ‘20s style shoes. A feather boa as optional accessories. It is optional to wear a Miss America 
pageant sash.

NUGGY JONES
Crime Boss, Atlantic City Mob
Nuggy Jones is the ruthless leader of the Atlantic City Mob. A former sheriff, the powerful Nuggy is quickly rising to be a formidable enemy of Johnny Torrion from Chicago. Rumor has it that the federal 
government is currently investigating Nuggy for tax evasion.
COSTUME IDEAS: A fedora, zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

MICKEY THE FISH
Gangster, Atlantic City Mob
Mickey the Fish is the mysterious right hand man to Nuggy Jones. This gangster is keen on making up poems about his victims before he bumps them off. If you hear Mickey start to recite a poem, start 
running!
COSTUME IDEAS: An outrageous fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

ISABELLA GORGE
Owner, Izzy’s Couture
The over-emotional Isabella Gorge is the owner of a boutique called Izzy’s Couture. Izzy’s Couture is the Boardwalk’s hot spot to buy glad rags in Atlantic City. This fanatical diva is the daughter of the Sheriff of Atlantic City and the best gal pal of Margie Gorman. Isabella dreams of becoming a nightclub singer and is deeply envious of any doll who can sing like a canary.
COSTUME IDEAS: Ultra-trendy flapper dress, long strand of pearls, long dress gloves, fishnet 
stockings and ‘20s style shoes. A sequined headband with a feather and a feather boa as optional accessories.

JOHNNY ‘THE FOX’ TORRRION
Crime Boss, Chicago Crime Faction
Johnny Torrion is the infamous organized crime leader of the Chicago Crime Faction. It’s the height of the prohibition era and this mobster is one of the leading boot leggers in the United States. This menacing lawbreaker is usually seen with his faithful right hand man, Hal Sapone.
COSTUME IDEAS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

EMMA SOLITARE
Gun Moll, Chicago Crime Faction 
Emma Solitare is the hardnosed girlfriend of Johnny ‘The Fox’ Torrion of the Chicago Crime Faction. She will stop at nothing to get what she wants and will stand by her man and the Chicago Mob at all costs. This is one gun-toting diva to stay clear of in any volatile situation.
COSTUME IDEAS: Moll suit (gangster girl) fishnet stockings and ‘20s style shoes. A fedora hat 
and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

CHARLIE ‘LUCKY BOY’ LEGIANO
Crime Boss, New York Mafia 
Charlie ‘Lucky Boy’ Legiano is the merciless mobster from the New York Mafia. He is one of the most 
unpredictable gangsters in New York, and his intolerance is legendary. He is quick to put an end a fight, but it’s usually with his trusty Tommy gun.
COSTUME IDEAS: A fedora, a zoot suit and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

LUCY LEGIANO
Gun Moll, New York Mafia
Lucy is the cold, callous gun moll who runs with the gangsters of the New York Mafia. Her motto is take no prisoners, and if there is trouble, she’s typically the cause of it all. She’s married to Charlie Legiano, but some say that her loyalty to Charlie should be in question, as there have been late night sightings of her speaking to rival mafia members.
COSTUME IDEAS: Moll suit (gangster girl) fishnet stockings and ‘20s style shoes. A fedora hat 
and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

HAL SAPONE
Gangster, Chicago Crime Faction
Hal Sapone is the coldblooded mobster and right hand man to Johnny Torrion, the crime boss of Chicago. Hal is an extremely hard worker and one day, plans to be the boss of all bosses and rule the 
underground. Johnny Torrion might be in his way, however.
COSTUME IDEAS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain 
and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

MABLE SAPONE
Upcoming Silent Film Star
Mable Sapone is a beautiful and talented silent film actress. She’s recently broken the surface of the Hollywood scene, as she just finished filming her first silent film. She’s desperately awaiting her turn at becoming one of Hollywood’s icons. Her husband Hal has other plans for Mable. He wants her at home taking care of the family and doesn’t support her film career one bit!
COSTUME IDEAS: Flapper dress, long strand of pearls, long dress gloves, fishnet stockings 
and ‘20s style shoes. A sequined headband with a feather and a feather boa as optional accessories.

DUCKY SHULTZ
Gangster, New York Mafia
Ducky Shultz is the hands down, number one rumrunner for the New York Mafia and right hand man to Charlie ‘Lucky Boy’ Legiano. Ducky is the nephew of Charlie Legiano and will do anything for his New 
York mobsters. Ducky’s loyalty seems to be unsurpassed and unbreakable. 
COSTUME IDEAS: A fedora, a zoot suit, and wing-tipped shoes. A pocket watch on a chain and a plastic Tommy gun as optional accessories.

BETTY ‘FUN GUNS’ HEART 
Gun Moll, New York Mafia
Betty Heart, or more commonly known as Fun Guns, is known for her ostentatious lifestyle. She earned the nickname Fun Guns because she stows up to eight guns on her body at any given time. Betty’s 
loyalties lie with the New York Mafia.
COSTUME IDEAS: Flashy gun moll suit (gangster girl) fishnet stockings and ‘20s style shoes. A fedora hat and up to eight plastic guns asoptional accessories.

 

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