“That’s Dinnertainment!” is a documentary short by second-year Digital Media Storytelling student Marina Hart Donahue exploring the phenomenon that is dinner theatre. After being pronounced dead multiple times, the “dinner and a show” business model continues to prove that it is alive and well. But how does it function? Why does it work? Is the food really that good? To learn more about the dinner theatre experience, including its history, visit the website.

Marina Hart Donahue is a second-year Digital Media and Storytelling student at Loyola University Chicago. She moved to Chicago to pursue a career in storytelling and is thrilled to be a part of the graduate program. Marina’s documentary short “That’s Dinnertainment!” was officially selected for The Chicago International Indie Film Festival. She hopes to continue to tell stories that are meaningful, entertaining and all that jazz.