Murder by the Falls: ‘Sin City’ to raise money for Chagrin Valley Little Theatre

What: Murder by the Falls: “Sin City”

Where:  Chagrin Valley Little Theatre40 River St., Chagrin Falls

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8

Why you should go: Love a good mystery? Catch yourself watching true crime documentaries on Netflix on the weekends? Looking to bust out your inner Sherlock Holmes? Do it here with up to eight of your friends. The night of will start with a meet-and-mingle with the rest of your detective squad over hors d’oeuvres and a beer/wine cash bar.

Later in the evening, Act I of the story unfolds on stage. Then you’ll be off to search for clues hidden in the village shop windows and to interview live characters familiar with the suspects. Teams return for dessert, wine and coffee as they come up with solutions to the crime. During Act II, the killer is revealed, and prizes are awarded to the detective squad with the correct answers.

The theme this year “Sin City,” and the plot takes place at a Las Vegas hotel where law enforcement professionals from around the world are meeting for an annual technology expo. It will be like your very own game of real-life Clue! Plus, proceeds from this event support CVLT’s operating budget, and help to kick off the organization’s 89th season. 

How much: Tickets to Murder by the Falls are $75 each, a portion of which is tax deductible as a donation to CVLT.

How to get more information: Check out the event Facebook page or the website for CVLT to find info. Call 440-247-8955 for reservations. 


Kailee Leonard loves a good crime mystery or thriller. Catch her playing Clue on the weekends. Follow her on Instagram @kaileeinmae

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