Spirit of Peoria, Alton Little Theater to engage in murder, music

 

ALTON — The Spirit of Peoria will welcome Alton Little Theater aboard for two evening dinner cruises, one a murder mystery, the other a musical.

On Aug. 31, the Little Theater cast will give guests clues to solve a murder in “Murder on the Mississippi,” also known as “Jewel of the Night.” It is the story of an international jewel thief wooing two sisters, and causing a lot of mischief along the way.

The Murder Mystery cruise will depart and return to The Loading Dock in Grafton. Boarding begins at 6 p.m. and the cruise is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

During the Sep. 21 buffet dinner cruise. the cast of Little Theater will offer “Fame – The Musical.” The cruise will depart and return to The Loading Dock in Grafton. Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. and the cruise is from 7 to 9 p.m.

In both cases, cruising begins approximately 30 minutes after boarding, and ticket prices are $55 per person. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1 (800) 258-6645 or online at VisitAlton.com/Cruise.

The Spirit of Peoria offers sightseeing, brunch, lunch and dinner cruises throughout the season which runs from Aug. 30 through Oct. 5.

Reservations may be made online at www.VisitAlton.com/Cruise or by calling the Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau at 1 (800) 258-6645.

— From the Illinois Business Journal

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