A comedy melodrama dinner show set in Asheville in 1926 is set around an open-casket wake for the great Dr. E.W. Grove (who lies in state in the casket) This Irish wake is hosted by five vaudevillian friends who together with guests lament, sing, reminisce, toast, dance, perform magic tricks and grow quiet tipsy. This vaudeville full of charming slapstick, musical and dance performances, absurdities, soliloquy and poetry and melodramatic supernatural comedy.
Guests attend a traditional IRISH open casket wake hosted at Lex 18 for Dr. E.W. Grove. The extraordinary Dr. Grove, creator of the Tasteless Quinine Company, which he established in Asheville, North Carolina in 1900 had many interest in Asheville, including the famous Battery Hotel, Grove Arcade and Grove Park Inn. With great sadness, his vaudevillian friends found Dr. Grove presumed dead in his room at the Battery Hotel.
TICKETS INCLUDE: $60 per person
Three Course Dinner
Catdaddy Moonshine (to toast the dead)
Live Music and Musical Performances
Immersive Vaudeville Experience "A Wake...For the Living and Dead"
Additional Alcohol and gratuity are not included and will be presented at the end of show.