Why Can’t You Stay Dead? Interactive Musical Comedy Dinner Theater

First comes Love then comes Marriage but what comes next might just get you Whacked

From the Creator and Producer of Portland’s longest-running Interactive Musical Comedy Dinner Theater production Who Stole My Dead Husband? comes the next in the series of Dead Husband lore– Why Can’t You Stay Dead?


It’s a story about Love; it’s a story about Marriage and its a story of what happens when a bride wants her groom dead…and this time, for good.

“As the family struggles to find information about their missing matriarch, Momma Fishetti, they must cope with the many changes that have taken place back home and the revelation of all the family secrets.”

After a hugely successful 6-year run at what is now the Tony Starlight Showroom, the Family returns; so come ready to be transformed back to Brooklyn with the original Cast and Director of this wildly funny production.

Come hungry and be prepared to eat, drink, laugh and dance to the sounds of some of our favorite traditional music and enjoy a fabulous Italian dinner prepared by The Family as well.

It will be the most fun you will ever have at the theater! Capisce?

This is a limited run production so get your tickets now!

Learn more about the show at www.thedeadhusband.com.

*Please note: Tony Starlight does not appear in this show


Tickets to all shows sold in advance. Walk-ups day of show may be available. Call (503) 517-8584 for tickets after 4 pm on day of show.

Premier 2-top Seating $74 – Private tables for 2 close to the stage
Premier Seating $69 – Communal tables of 8 & 10 close to the stage
Standard Seating $64 – Communal tables of 8 & 10
VIP High Booth Seating $69 – Booth-style seating at private bistro tables for 2

For parties of eight or more, please call (503) 517-8584 to make your reservation. There is a 5% discount for parties of 8 or more. There is a 10% discount for parties of 16 or more. Subject to availability.

Clicking “Purchase Tickets” directs you to the Arts People website, where you’ll select seats, choose entrees, and pay by credit card. A $2.50 order fee is added to each ticket. At the Showroom, a $4 per person dinner service charge is added to all guest checks. This does not apply to show-only guests.


Menu for this performance

Dinner for this show is served the Italian way, family style!
Antipasti platter, Caesar salad, Fresh sliced baguette with herbed garlic butter, handmade Italian meatballs with rigatoni pasta and housemade marinara sauce, Tiramisu cheesecake.

If you have any special dietary needs, please contact the box office and we will make arrangements.

Arrival Timeline

Arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 PM.
Show time is at 7:30 PM.
If you find you will be detained past 7:00, please let us know: (503) 517-8584.


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