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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

The Detective Dinner Theater performs every Saturday night, year-round at The St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater Hotel on 12600 Roosevelt Blvd.

What is the dress code?

Dress code for The Detective Dinner Theater is smart casual. Jacket and tie are not required for men. A lot of men do wear them, but it is not required. We usually get a lot of khaki pants and polo shirts for men, and sundresses or pantsuits for women.

Are reservations required?

Yes, Reservations and advanced ticket purchase is required. We do reservations over the phone with either a Visa or MasterCard.

What is the cancellation policy?

Tickets are non-refundable and are subject to a $35.00 per person rescheduling fee.

What’s the temperature like?

Please remember that this is Florida, which means it’s usually hot outside and cold inside! Many guests bring a light jacket or sweater, just in case!

Is there valet parking?

The St. Petersburg Clearwater Marriott does not offer valet parking, but they do have a convenient curbside drop-off area, as well as their own parking lot right which is 100% FREE!

Is the hotel handicapped accessible?

Yes. As with all Marriott Hotels, The St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater is 100% handicapped accessible.

Is there an age requirement?

No! The Detective Dinner Theater is suitable for all ages.

Is this a comedy?

Yes. All of The Detective Dinner Theater productions are comedies.

Is gratuity included?

Gratuity for the meal is already included in the price. Tipping the cast is customary, but is at your discretion.

Is it customary to tip the cast?

It is customary to tip the cast, but it is not required. Tipping the cast is at your discretion.

How are the seating arrangements?

The Detective Dinner Theater does not perform on a stage, The Clearwater Players walk freely about the entire room throughout the performance. We have round tables that seat up to 10 guests. We are a theater in the round!

Is there a bar?

Yes! the Clearwater/St. Petersburg Marriott has a full liquor bar and you can easily start a tab if you wish! There is an ATM located in the Lobby.

Do i have to participate?

Each individual can participate as much - or as little - as they like. It’s completely up to you!