A Fun Holiday Whodunit

Theater: ‘Murder Takes A Holiday’

Jeffrey Alan Solomon as Sheriff Cadbury, Michael Schaner as Ray, Jessica Gleason as Pam, Rick Haylon, Dean Alexander, and Barbara Disraeli in “Murder Takes A Holiday.” Photo by Tim Kelly

If you Google “Murder Takes a Holiday,” you’ll come across a couple of news articles with that headline from 2002, saying the murder rate in New York City declined in January of that year.

I mention that only because in “Murder Takes a Holiday,” the comedy-thriller by Tim Kelly showing at the Sherman Playhouse this month, the murder rate rises sharply. “Murder Comes Along for Some Fun” might have been a better title.

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