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Quick Hit: ‘The Phantom of the Wagon Wheel’

Interactive play runs from April 27-30

The Phantom of the Wagon Wheel runs April 27-30.
Chris Hupe

Chris Hupe

Whatzup Features Writer

Published April 26, 2023

While the Phantom of the Opera just ended its 35-year run on Broadway, we still have the annual audience participation murder mystery, Phantom of the Wagon Wheel.

Presented by the Wagon Wheel Community Theatre from April 27-30, this play offers an opportunity for audience members to use their best code-cracking, puzzle-solving, and trivia-mastering skills as they watch the drama unfold, then try to uncover “who-done-it.” 

The performance is broken down into two acts with the first lasting about 45 minutes to 1 hour, followed by a 30–45-minute intermission where you have plenty of time to solve the mystery. 

The performance will end with a 20-minute second act where the killer is revealed. 

Prizes are handed out to the winners of the murder mystery.


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