A Little Rock place to go for dinner and a show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Murry's Dinner Playhouse, popular with motorcoach tours and individual visitors, offers light entertainment such as murder mysteries, comedies and musicals.

Tickets, including a buffet, cost $24 Tuesdays through Thursdays, with a $1 discount for groups of 20 or more. At these performances, drivers and tour conductors are admitted free.

Sunday and selected Wednesday matinee performances cost $22, as do previews.

Friday, Saturday, matinee and preview shows are not discounted for groups, nor are any shows during December, a peak period.

The Friday and Saturday admission is $26. Ticket prices include the dinner, show and tax, but not tips for the table service of beverages.

The buffet has two lines and offers a choice of fish, poultry or roast beef entrees, vegetables, pastas, desserts and salads. Patrons may return for seconds.

The 304-seat playhouse has tables seating two, four, six or 10.

The show lineup follows: "Send Me No Flowers, through Feb. 3; "Steel Magnolias," Feb. 5 to March 10; "Pajama Game," March 12 to April 21; "Moon over Buffalo," April 23 to May 26; "The Nerd," May 28 to June 30; "I Ought To Be In Pictures," July 2 to July 28; and "South Pacific," July 30 to Sept. 8.

Fall and winter shows are "Swingtime Canteen," Sept. 10 to Oct. 13; "Spider Web" (Agatha Christie), Oct. 15 to Nov. 17, and "Run For Your Wife," Nov. 19 to Dec. 31.

For more information, call Kathy Osborne, Murry's group sales manager (501) 562-3131.

For area information, contact the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 844-4781 or check the Web site, www.littlerock.com.

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