Drama at the Dinner Table: Dysfunctional Dinners on Broadway

By Carey Purcell
28 Nov 2013

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

"Which one of you will carve?" has never sounded so ominous; neither has "The goose is cooked!" during a tension-filled Christmas dinner in Rupert Holmes' musical based on Charles Dickens' unfinished murder mystery novel. Each guest is protecting some dark secrets and suspicions about each other, and, as they sing, "No good can come from bad."

The cast
photo by Joan Marcus