DYING TO BE LOVED – Food, Laughter, Love, and Murder…


Murder Mystery Poster VDAY CROPPEDParkway Playhouse and the Nu Wray Inn, two of Burnsville North Carolina’s historic landmarks and cultural icons,  are planning a Valentine’s Day themed dinner comedy/mystery. Bring your detective skills, appetite, and your Valentine to the Nu Wray Inn, located at 102 Town Square in Burnsville, North Carolina on February 12 and 13 at 6:30pm for Dying to be Loved. Tickets are $45 per person and recommended for ages 13 and up. (Patrons may book a full night at the historic inn for an additional $99.)   Dinner includes a 3 course ‘family style’  meal: soup, 3 meats & 6 vegetables (all you can eat), dessert, and coffee or tea.  Beer and wine is also available.  Please call the Nu Wray Inn at  828-682-2329 for tickets and performance information or visit Parkway Playhouse’s website at www.parkwayplayhouse.com . Reservations are strongly recommended due to to limited seating.

“This is a murder mystery, dinner theatre, and comedy event all rolled into one” commented Parkway Playhouse Artistic Director, Andrew Gall.  “There are a lot of surprises and plot twists and the details are being kept secret by our cast.”

Dying to Be Loved is being directed by Parkway Playhouse General Manager, Kristen Livengood.  This production is a part of Parkway Playhouse’s expansion into producing theatre events year-round as well as offering new kinds of programming, such as improvisational comedy, sketch comedy, and dinner theatre.

Nu Wray Inn


The Nu Wray Inn is an historic inn that is independently owned and operated.  The Nu Wray Inn accommodates groups, individuals, and events at its historic location.  The kitchen also serves its famous “family style meal” on weekends.  For more information about the Nu Wray Inn please call 828-682-2329.

Click the creepy image of Graham Livengood (from the October Murder Mystery “Murder at the Nu Wray”) below to visit our website for more information:IMG_0003





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Parkway Playhouse, located in the Appalachian town of Burnsville, NC, is a haven of theatre talent. While people come to the mountains to get away, Parkway Playhouse is a natural gathering place to connect. Likewise, we are an extension of traditional mountain talents: singing, dancing, and, foremost, storytelling. By giving rise to energetic new voices and through a wide variety of plays and musicals, we invite our audience into experiences that are thought-provoking, adventurous, and entertaining. Together we reimagine the world in every live performance, creating dynamic conversations that last far beyond the curtain call. This blog is will feature stories, helpful information, insight and features about the performances.

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