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Deadly Manners

Deadly Manners is a 10 episode, dark comedy murder-mystery series set in the winter of 1954. It follows the events during the night of the affluent Billings family annual dinner party with their distinguished, eccentric guests. However, all is not fun and games as shortly after the party starts, a snowstorm begins to rage outside, trapping all the partygoers inside their host’s mansion. When a murderer starts killing off those in attendance, the guests must figure out who is responsible, or at least how to stay alive -- lest they be next.Deadly Manners was created by Ali Garfinkel and Alex Aldea.Deadly Manners stars Kristen Bell, Denis O'Hare, Alisha Boe, RuPaul, Anna Chlumsky, Timothy Simons, Michelle Visage, Alona Tal, David Cummings and is narrated by LeVar Burton.Artwork by Kina Lee.

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Chapter 1

In the opening chapter of Deadly Manners we are introduced to the Billings family and the esteemed guests of their annual dinner gala. Everything is going swimmingly... until the power goes out. Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer). Cast List: Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage Joseph Feinstein - Jason Sklar George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky Written by Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea. Jazz Piano Parts written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea.  Here is a link to the script. This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and The Black Tux.

23mins

3 Oct 2017

Rank #1

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Chapter 2

In the second chapter of Deadly Manners, everyone starts to pick up the pieces and we are introduced to some new characters. Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer). Cast List: Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage Fortune Teller - RuPaul George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal Chef - Marlene Forte Written by Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea.  Here is a link to the script. This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and The Black Tux.

28mins

3 Oct 2017

Rank #2

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Chapter 3

In the third chapter of Deadly Manners, we find out what happened when the lights turned back on and the house is faced with a food emergency. Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer). Cast List: Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage Fortune Teller - RuPaul George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal Chef - Marlene Forte Written by Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea.  Here is a link to the script. This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and Audible.

26mins

10 Oct 2017

Rank #3

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Chapter 4

In the fourth chapter of Deadly Manners, news of the party's latest casualty spreads and the fortune teller takes center stage. Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer). Cast List: Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe Esther Feinstein - Michelle Visage Fortune Teller - RuPaul George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal Written by Kim Ndombe and Ali Garfinkel Directed by Alex Aldea Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea.  Here is a link to the script. This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and SundanceNow.

28mins

17 Oct 2017

Rank #4

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Chapter 6

In the sixth chapter of Deadly Manners, the party learns the origins of Nancy's marriage to Roger and the wine starts flowing. Created by Ali Garfinkel (Writer) and Alex Aldea (Producer). Cast List: Narrator - LeVar Burton Veronica Billings - Kristen Bell William Billings - Denis O'Hare Olivia Billings - Alisha Boe George the Butler - Mark Berry Beatrice the Maid - Elizabeth McLaughlin Roger Clark - Timothy Simons Nancy Clark - Anna Chlumsky James Eggly - David Cummings Barbra DuPont - Alona Tal Written by Michael Kastelein and Ali Garfinkel. Directed by Alex Aldea and Ali Garfinkel. Music composition (except for Jazz Piano Parts) by Alex Aldea and Andrew Joslyn. Live Strings by Andrew Joslyn. Jazz Piano Parts were written and performed by Mark Rodriguez. Foley and Sound Design: Victor Figueroa and Alex Aldea. Editing by Victor Figueroa, James Kim, and Alex Aldea.  Here is a link to the script. This episode is sponsored by MeUndies and TodayTix.

25mins

31 Oct 2017

Rank #5