Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

The Art of Murder: U-dunnit?

The Case of the Cold Student Body

We're looking forward to seeing you tonight, Friday, June 26, 2015 Gates open at 6 pm, first scene at 6:30. Click for event map.

Tickets are no longer available online. To purchase tickets, call Topeka Civic Theatre’s Box Office at 357-5211.

Stage Sponsors

Capitol Federal
Grainger Foundation

Welcome Booth Sponsor

Clayton Financial

Voting Booth Sponsor

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.

VIP Party Sponsor

Bartlett & West

Activity Sponsors

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
Country Legends 106.9
Network Technologies of Kansas
Security Benefit
seveneightfive Magazine
Washburn University

Food Vendors:

Atria Hearthstone
Boss Hawg’s
Classic Bean
Cookies by Gayla
Five O’s Kettle Corn
Downtown Ramada Topeka
Ice & Olives Food Truck
Juli’s Coffee & Bistro
Kitchen Gallery
Margaritas Jalisco
Pink City Sweets
Red Robin
Topeka Country Club
Noodles & Co.
Old Chicago
PT’S at College Hill

Beverage Sponsors

Topeka Club Liquor, LLC and Crown Distributors


Jeff & Kris Chanay
Jerry & Jeri Hansen
Dr. David Penn


Vickie & Roger Brokke
Doug & Anita Exline
Jared & Deb Holroyd
Angel Romero
Stanek Family
Don & Marge Schepker
Candace Williams


Steve & Derie Briman
Michael & Marcia Cassidy
Jim & Donna Kring
Drs. Michael & Grace Morrison
Chip & Pam Munk
Rick & Cyndi Ryan
Bryon & Janice Schlosser
Brenda L. Musil-Unruh & Conrad Unruh

Special Thanks

Boy Scout Troop 26
Dan Lindquist
Dillons at 21st & Fairlawn
Kelly Express
Mastery Moving
Stormont Vail
Topeka Collegiate
Topeka Subways
The Woman’s Club of Topeka
Washburn University

You are invited to unlock the mystery of “The Case of the Cold Student Body” Friday, June 26, 2015 as Topeka Civic Theatre presents their third annual The Art of Murder event. This year the event will be held at Washburn University.

The evening is a fundraiser for Topeka Civic Theatre and includes fabulous food and delightful drinks along with a murder mystery in six scenes throughout campus. Wear your favorite collegiate attire for a fun evening outdoors!

SAVE THE DATE: Tickets go on sale Monday, May 18 through the TCT Box Office at (785) 357-5211 or online.

  • $50 General Admission (all inclusive food, drink & entertainment)
  • $85 VIP (all inclusive food, drink & entertainment PLUS admission to our VIP Post-Mortem Party)
  • $250 Booster (2 VIP Tickets, Reserved Parking, Program Listing)
  • $500 Mascot (4 VIP Tickets, Reserved Parking, Program Listing)
An adults only event
The Art of Murder: U-dunnit? with Special Appearance by Garry Cushinberry
Friday, June 26, 2015 (A rain date is set for June 27)
Washburn University
A special fundraiser for Topeka Civic Theatre

Collegiate Attire

Schedule of Events

Gates Open
6:30pm (sharp):
Opening Scene
Throughout the evening:
All inclusive food & drink along with clues to solve the mystery.
Following the final scene:
VIP Postmortem Party for guests with VIP tickets – Meet the cast while enjoying a specialty drink and music provided by Dan Lindquist

Space is limited. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 18, 2015. Please, reserve by Monday, June 22, 2015.

Written and Directed by Shannon J. Reilly
Costume Designed by Kate Stires and Laurie Uhler
Set and Technical Support by Ted Shonka, Adam Jenks and Sara Myer

The Art of Murder is a fundraising event for Topeka Civic Theatre.

(No refunds. If both events are canceled, tickets will not be refunded. You may claim the price of the unused tickets as a charitable donation. Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy is a 501©3 Organization.)


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