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There's nothing like the smell of coffee & homicide in the morning.  Join us for food, entertainment, and help figure out 'whodunit'!
There's nothing like the smell of coffee & homicide in the morning. Join us for food, entertainment, and help figure out 'whodunit'!
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About the Play:

Coco, the over-caffeinated owner of Coco's Coffee Shop & Café, stumbles upon an unlucky citizen of Pleasant Valley who has met his demise in her very own coffee shop. A casual glance at the scene reveals this was no accident. On top of how devastating this could be for business, she is considered a suspect, along with the rest of the town. The Inspector from the bordering county is determined to find the killer, but he could undoubtedly use some help. 

The cast serves the audience each course and stays in character.

Join us for a delicious 3-course dinner along with a night of fun, entertainment, and scandal when YOU become the jury to help figure out 'whodunit'!

Purchase tickets to the play here:

CocosCoffeeShop.com

Where your money goes:

Your contribution will help cover the cost of food, costumes, set, programs, and marketing materials.

Dates:

Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th at 6:30pm

Where:

1836 Park Ave Richmond, VA 23220

Cast:

Faith Cooper as ... Coco, the over-caffeinated owner of Coco's Coffee Shop and Café

Cassy Harper as ... Roxie, singing waitress at Coco's

Daniel Webb as ... Levi, the country mechanic

Joel Oliver as ... Duncan, the overly pessimistic chef of Coco's

Carrie Blanks as ... Vanessa, busy CEO of a cell phone company in town

Christina Glass as ... Mary Ann, mail woman of the town

Sivana Byrd as ... Jillian, a snooty daughter of a rich casino owner

Julie Byrd as ... Lillian, Jillian's equally snooty twin

Adam "Zorro" Sorondo as ... Inspector Martinez, goofy, overly suspicious detective

Deidre Oliver as ... Officer Miller, officer in charge of "babysitting" the Inspector

Crew:

Director .......................................................................................... Shari Davis
Writer ............................................................................................. Shari Davis
Food Organization ................................................................ Heather Marshall
Marketing ....................................................................................... Shari Davis
Set Construction Supervisor ................................................ Pam Killingsworth
Costume Director ........................................................................ Deidre Oliver
Kitchen/Clean-up: Kelling Donald, Rachel Welch, Bekkah Corkey, Christina Thorp, Jack Thorp, Benson Marshall, Ian Davis, Sonia Hansen

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This play is happening! If any circumstances arise, we will accommodate. Thank you for your support!

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