Murder Mystery Dinner Show Themes
Mafia madness, sock hop suspicion, nuptial nightmares, the list goes on and on. Your murder mystery party in New York can be anything you want it to be! Check out our killer theme list to the right, and click on any one of theme to get juicy tidbits about what might happen, what to expect, and what to wear!
Don’t see just what you had in mind? That’s fine, we like a challenge. Let us know and we’ll customize a show just for you! The hardest part of plotting your crime scene with us will be trying to pick just one theme! No matter what theme you choose, don’t forget your detective hat!
Crime and Pun-ishment
Things take a turn for the gutter at Mafia Don Lou Zar’s juice joint when someone is put on ice! The crowd is chock full of potential suspects. Jealous, jilted lovers, a rival Mafioso, and a pair of undercover feds make an appearance at this speakeasy and not a single person is muttering a word! Help find out who’s on the level and who’s on the lam by trading clues with your guests, gathering information, and solving the crime before the murderer hotfoots it out of there!
Dress for this night of murderous mayhem includes flapper dresses, zoot suits, feather boas and headbands, pinstriped suits and fedoras. If you aren’t feeling that jive you can dress as a private detective to help solve the crime, just don’t frame the wrong guy!
A Dance with Death
This 1950’s prom is a doo wop disaster! When a death on the dance floor makes this prom night a party foul, it is up to you to figure out whodunit and get this dance back on track. Trade clues with your guests, gather information about the crime, and reveal the punk that made this prom nowheresville. This night of laughter and dancing is now too heavy to razz anyone’s berries, so it’s up to you to find the murderer!
Word from the bird is this is one show you will not want to miss. This night is shootin' to be swell despite the disaster. Ladies, bows and pins in your hair will go nicely with your puffy sleeved prom gowns. Gents, you will look sharp in white and black suits or tuxes. Get ready to put on your thinking caps; you’ll need your wits about you to solve this crime.
Murder at the Masquerade
The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the tragically and unexpectedly deceased at the Annual Billionaires Club Masquerade Ball. With a mystery under each feathery façade, unmasking the killer may be quite a challenge. It’s up to you to determine which partygoer is guilty, bring this crime to justice, and save the party!
Attend the Billionaires’ Club Annual Masquerade Ball and help get this soiree back on track by trading clues with your guests, gathering information, and solving the crime before the masked menace gets away! Evening wear, ball gowns, Venetian masks, suits, and tuxes are what to wear to this high class night of masks and murder. Get ready for a glamorous evening of mystery, intrigue and, murder.
Of Sound Mind and Dead Body
When a magical mishap leaves a million dollar inheritance up for grabs, the next trick will be figuring out who the lucky winner is, and who will end up behind bars for malicious magical mayhem! This is an abracadabra disaster, and it’s up to you to find the murderer before they vanish into thin air. Spend the evening glimpsing through the smoke and mirrors to uncover which hocus pocus hitman offed the poor fellow, and stop them before this goes down as the most dangerous magic trick in history.
Gather information, trade clues with your guests, and solve the crime before the murderous magician gets away! Come dressed as a rival magician, a lovely assistant, or even a detective to this night of magical mystery. Use all your best tricks to get info and clues to solve the crime so the show can go on!
Til Death Do Us Part
The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, but the wedding bells aren’t ringing for this not so happy couple when a member of the wedding party is murdered! With a raging bridezilla and an unenthused groom on the scene, it may be happily never after in this nuptial nightmare. Trade clues with your guests and help the hapless couple figure out whodunit so they can say I do before the wedding hour passes them by!
The bride and groom aren’t picky, so you can wear just about whatever you’d like. In fact, we encourage you to wear your own wedding dress or the most ridiculous wedding attire you can come up with. It’ll make their special day that much more special so long as they actually get the chance to walk down the aisle!
Totally 80's, Totally Murder
Poison Ratenstein is in town for a killer concert, but his fans may be looking for a refund after this twisted tour turns tragic with a murder and a mystery to solve. This radical show could be super lame if no one can solve who was buggin’ so we can all cool out and get the show started! Help the crowd and the detective figure out who ruined this totally tubular night, so everyone can like, take a chill pill.
Make sure you are dressed with the times or someone may ask you to bag your head! Grab your most righteous 80’s concert gear to rock out in style while you solve a crime with your friends. Jean jackets and spandex leggings, big hair, bangles, and don’t forget leg warmers and ripped jeans. These will be all the rage at this rocking night of mystery. See you there!
The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year
Silver bells are ringing at this seasonal standup performance, but the jolly jokester gets upstaged by an event far worse than bad holiday comedy: a murder! With humbug hovering over the holiday, it is up to the unamused audience to unravel the mystery of whodunit like last year’s tacky knitted holiday sweater. While murder is making the night not so merry and bright, you must gather information, bribe your guests for clues, and solve the crime before this comedy act becomes a tragedy!
Find your most festive holiday clothes to make this event a colorful spectacle as you seek to solve the crime! Ugly sweaters, garb gifted from the in-laws fit only for the back of the closet, and garish color clashes will be all the rage at this event.
Now You See It; Now You Don't
Children's Show Theme
The crowd was hushed as the museum proprietor got ready to unveil the prized display of the evening, the Lickety-Split Diamond, only to find it had been stolen while the crowd mingled in ignorant bliss. Now it is up to you, your guests, and the detective to find the thief and restore the diamond to its rightful place, getting unveiling back on track!
Who is the carat caper, and who will solve the crime to make this night of mystery the night of beauty it was intended to be? Dress in your fanciest evening gowns and suits. This is a museum unveiling, after all, and only the finest will do. Tonight will be an evening of high fashion, and suspenseful mystery, with one thrilling conclusion.