Maria Buckley is the writer, director, producer, and actress. In 1998 Maria formed MurderS She Wrote and debuted her first play at Wacky Weaver's Comedy Club in Brandon, FL. The play took off and she has not stopped. Originally from Clifton N.J, Maria has been performing in Florida since 1982. Performing and writing are her passions and she feels blessed for the opportunity to entertain people.
Richard comes to MurderS She Wrote after performing with another mystery dinner theatre group that performed throughout the Tampa Bay area. He is Father O'Clueless in A Murder at the Class Reunion of St. Cecilia's All Girls School; the womanizing Flash Lightning in Murder In Sparkleville; the slightly stressed wedding planner Stephen Papillon in A Wedding to Die For; and as activity director Yourgie in Murder On Budget Cruise Lines. Richard enjoys schmoozing with the audience and they love him. Richard not only performs, but is the show's right-hand man. Richard works on programs, props, music, and also does the accounting and this web site.
Tisha is a standing member of the MurderS She Wrote troupe and can be seen playing Rah Rah Ronnie, the cheerleader, in A Murder At The Class Reunion of St. Cecilia's All Girls School; Starlite, the aspiring rock star, in Murder in Sparkleville; Tootsie Roll, the flirtatious bridesmaid in A Wedding To Die For; Bianca, the captain's wife, and Fanny Buttstein Itchybuns, a double role in Murder On Budget Cruise Lines; Savannah, the naive country girl in Murder on the 19th Hole; and her newest role as Lily, the dingbat blonde in Last Will & TestaMint.
Pepper is currently a standing member of MurderS She Wrote and plays zoned-out Zoe in A Murder At The Class Reunion Of St. Cecilia's All Girls School; Aura Beam in Murder In Sparkleville; Velda Matzaball, the wacked out matchmaker in A Wedding To Die For; Fifi LePew, the famous French dancer in Murder On Budget Cruise Lines; and the gold digging mother, Georgia in Murder On The 19th Hole. Pepper has been a part-time Presenter at Epcot's Innoventions since Jan 2007. Pepper is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is married with three children.
J. T. Crowder
J. T. has been happily touring with MurderS She Wrote since 2003 as the English Purser Greely in "Murder On Budget Cruise Lines"; Repeat in "Murder On The 19th Hole"; Will B. Dunn in "Last Will & TestaMint"; and Salvatorio in "My Big Fat Italian Funeral"; J. T. currently fronts the local variety and dance band "Article-7", and performs solo acoustic shows in various venues. He has appeared in local theater in "Bells Are Ringing" (Nightclub singer, Gangster), "Jekyll & Hyde" (Spyder, Savage, and Poole), LaCage Aux Folles (Hercule & Derrick. Also appears in R/T, and award winning films. www.Article-7.com. "It's a very short trip...while alive, live! Follow the band on
Danny Ray Polson
Polson has been with MurderS She Wrote since August 2002 when he was called in to be the understudy for Father O’Clueless in Murder at the Class Reunion of St. Cecilia’s All-Girl School. Since then, he has played the roles of Star-Lite and Crystal-Lite (and Super Bear) in A Murder in Sparkleville, Bella Mozzarella in A Wedding to Die For, Fritz and Greely in Murder on Budget Cruise Lines, Repeat and Georgia in Murder on the 19th Hole, Will B. Dunn in Last Will and TestaMint, and Nicodemo in My Big Fat Italian Funeral. He looks forward to playing many more roles in the future.
Heather Cazzola joined the MurderS She Wrote cast in
Jill joined the Murders She Wrote cast in 2002 as the gold-digging Zirconia in Murder in Sparkleville; and as either the Martha Stewart-like Heidi Homecki or the ugly duckling Gerdie Glowacki in A Murder At The Class Reunion Of St. Cecilia's All Girls School. She can also be seen as polar-opposite twins Kate and Duplicate in Murder on the 19th Hole and - once in a blue moon - dingbat bride Lorna Doone in A Wedding to Die For. Jill holds a theater degree from the University of Missouri, where she studied acting, costuming and playwriting. By day, Jill pays the bills as the Director of Marketing for Tampa Theatre, but her all-time favorite role is "MomMom" to her daughter, Casi.
An LA transplant and New York native, Annie's eclectic background as an actress, dancer/choreographer and performance artist has landed her on a variety of stages from the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NYC to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in LA. Now she is happy touring around gatorland with a terrific group of performers in MurderS She Wrote playing Bella Mozzarella in A Wedding To Die For; Nerdie Gerdie in Murder At The Class Reunion of St. Cecilia's All Girls School; and the not-so-lovely Captain's wife, Bianca, in Murder On Budget Cruise Lines. Annie has appeared in a variety of TV commercials, film and TV shows and is currently on staff at Venue Actors Studio in St. Petersburg: www.venueactorstudio.org
Cindy St Lawrence
Cindy Joined the MurderS She Wrote cast in 2007 as Kate in Murder On The 19th Hole. She also plays the role of Zirconia in Murder In Sparkleville. Since moving to Florida from Michigan in 1985 she has appeared in numerous musicals and plays including "Sweet Charity" where she played the title role; Bianca in "Kiss Me Kate"; Roxie & Velma in "Chicago"; Gladys in "The Pajama Game"; Miss Hannigan in "Annie"; Anita in "West Side Story; and Fastrada in "Pippin". She loves to do murder mysteries because of all the audience interaction. You never know what someone will do or say to you. By day, she a Medical Marketing Rep and looks forward to doing many more shows.
Chad can be seen in his humorous roles as the British Purser Greely in Murder on Budget Cruise Lines, the cassanova charmer Repeat, in Murder on the 19th Hole, and in My Big Fat Italian Funeral, Chad takes on two roles. He plays the tough guy Salvatorio, and the not so tough son, Nicodemo. Chad is known for his quick wit and his contagious humor.