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Scripts to guarantee a killer night.

 

Sleuths Mystery Entertainment offers top-of-the-line mystery dinner shows written by award-winning playwrights with more than 30 years in the business. These interactive shows offer easy-to-perform multiple endings, full show logos, digital files for paperwork, and pre-generated advertising files. 

Running more than one night? Have a different ending every time!

 

Sleuth Mystery Entertainment shows feature multiple endings allowing you the ability to generate repeat customers for every production. The shows are crafted to allow each performer their time to confess the crime with minimal effort to the performers playing the role. 

 

Every show is audience-tested and well-loved by both the paying public and the performers. With 30-years of performing and writing for mystery dinner theater, our scripts offer rich developed characters. They are as fun to play and easy to develop the rich gags and story to flesh out entertaining table work.

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4-Scene Dinner Shows

Each of our shows comes with licensing rights, marketing files, collateral files, instructions on how to run the mystery, and personalized support from our Mystery Liasons.

A Killer Night at Club 85 - A 1980s Mystery
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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1980s Comedy-Mystery

6 Person Cast - 2W/1M/3 Either

 

Disco isn’t the only thing that’s dead.

Lane and Wade plan to open the hottest nightclub in town. They have the space, the tools, and the talent, but when the money falls through the trouble comes to collect. It’s a killer night at Club 85.

I Love You to Death - A Speakeasy Mystery
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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1920s Speakeasy Comedy

5-6 Person Cast

 

5 Person Cast Version: 3W/2M

6 Person Cast Version: 3W/3M

 

It's a wild night at the speakeasy and the password is "mystery."

 

A boxer, a gangster, a rival, a tortured vaudevillian, a woman on the prowl, and a pair of star-crossed lovers enter the Irish Lyon Social Club. Who will leave the speakeasy alive?  The jazz plays, illegal liquor flows, and the bodies and suspects start piling up in this tale of crooked deals, jilted lovers, betrayal, and mayhem. Try to pin the suspect with the crime to find out who did the deed in I Love You to Death.

 

Also available as a radio show.

Last Days if Radio - Mystery at KDED
by Brian Files

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1950 Comedy-Mystery at a Radio Show

6 Person Cast - 3W/3M

 

In the last days of radio, silence is murder.

 

In the last days of radio, silence is murder. It’s 1952 and Mystery is afoot during the live broadcast of the Buck Brick Show at KDED radio. Owner Russ Spring is about to make a decision that could mean the end of the station and the careers of everyone involved. When a body is discovered they find that dead air is something everyone will pay for. Even with a killer on the loose, the show must go on.

Last Days of Radio comes complete with your choice of a full vintage-style radio short to be performed live during the show.

Mystery at Grand Malarkey - An Improv Comedy Show Mystery
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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Mystery at a Comedy Improv Show

6 Person Cast - 6 Any Gender

 

Surviving the night takes a little improvisation. 

 

Grand Malarkey is the funniest improv troupe in town and owner Artie Close worked hard to make it that way. Deals were cut, favors were called in, and mistakes were made – mistakes that could get someone killed. If you like 'Whose Line is it Anyway' you’ll love the interactive mystery comedy of Mystery at Grand Malarkey.

Who Killed Jolly Roger? A Pirate Mystery

by Robert J. LeBlanc

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​Pirate Comedy

5 Person Cast - 2W/3M

 

Hoist the sails me hearties, there’s mystery on the high seas.

 

Six months after a historic combined raid on a Spanish galley, the crews of five ships meet in the Tavern of Blackguard’s Bay to divvy the treasure. Each crew is led by a Captain of ill repute. The night takes a turn to the sinister when the self-proclaimed Pirate King tries to swindle the rest. In “Who Killed Jolly Roger?” you’ll be whisked away to a den of pirates and thieves, bawdy shanties, and murder! There are four suspects over a dead man’s chest, can you uncover who killed Jolly Roger?

Mystery at Upton House - A 1940 Mystery
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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1940s Upstairs/Downstairs Comedy

6-7 Person Cast - 3W/3M

 

When the Upstairs mixes with the Downstairs there's sure to be a body count. 

If you like Downton Abbey you’ll love the interactive mystery-comedy of Mystery at Upton House. Welcome to Upton House, where the esteemed Lady Headly Steadly-Proud, Countess of Crawley, is hosting a gathering to raise money for the orphans of the War. As the Battle of Britain rages above London, Upton House provides a country respite away from the nightly bombings. Mystery abounds after the events of the night turn sinister. Was it Rowley the Butler, Mrs. Cassidy the Maid, Edgar the disowned son, Maggie the mysterious woman, or Chief Superintendent Kitchen?

Revenge of the Siren's Gold - A Pirate Mystery II
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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​Pirate Comedy

6 Person Cast - 3W/3M

Revenge is a dish best served with gold.

In honor of the show's tenth anniversary, we are proud to present the sequel to our wildly popular Who Killed Jolly Roger? Pirate Mystery.

Welcome to the Widow's Call, the seediest tavern in all of the Caribbean. When four n'er-do-wells receive letters inviting them to meet under false pretenses only the Pirate Hunter can be to blame. When he meets an untimely end the suspects fight to claim the seadog's gold. Was it the cutthroat tavern keep? The haughty privateer? The down-on-his-luck pirate? The grizzled newcomer with a secret? Or was it the famous Captain Calico Anne Morgan herself? Find out in the next Pirate Mystery, Revenge of the Siren's Gold!

Toil and Trouble at the Midnight Masquerade
A Queen of the Night Greta Von Ghoul Mystery

by Robert J. LeBlanc

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6 Person Cast/1930 Comedy-Mystery at a monstrous ball.

 

Even monsters want a killer time.

 

It’s 1933 and Count Svengalia is hosting another Grand Masquerade of the Midnight Council, an evening when the denizens of the night can kick back and relax. The night takes a turn when one of their own meets their end. The list of suspects is as outrageous as the comedy. Was it the loyal zombie or the troubled werewolf? Did the leader of the coven of witches make good on her threat? Did the leader of the vampires attempt a coup or is it the Queen of the Night Greta Von Ghoul herself? 

Trouble in Deadwood - A Wild West Mystery
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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1876 Wild Western Comedy

5 Person Cast - 2W/3M

 

There's a mystery in them thar hills.

 

It’s Deadwood, 1876, and Boss Butler wants control of the town. When he makes his move to seize it from the Widow Dawson the town pushes back. Was it Sawbones the Snake Oil Salesman, the wild woman of a tracker “Catastrophe” Jones, the outlaw gunslinger Black Bart, or was it “Hawkeye Hayes” Dawson herself? Solve the crime to find out who caused the Trouble in Deadwood.

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Audio Plays

We offer audio mysteries of some of our more popular shows. We also have teamed with Balderdash Academy's On the Air! if you're looking for a wider selection of Audio Plays.

Motive, Means, Opportunity
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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1948 Noir Audio Comedy-Mystery

6-8 Person Cast - 3W/5M or 3W/3M with doubling.

 

Strangers, each with a motive to commit murder, are invited to a remote mansion under mysterious circumstances. A cache of weapons is ready for their arrival. Who invited them? Who is pulling the strings?

I Love You to Death - A Speakeasy Mystery
by Robert J. LeBlanc

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1920s Speakeasy Comedy, stand-alone audio sequel to Motive, Means, Opportunity

 

5-6 Person Cast

5 Person Cast Version: 3W/2M

6 Person Cast Version: 3W/3M

 

It's a wild night at the speakeasy and the password is "mystery."

 

Inspector Brian Fisher spins a tale of his first case undercover at the Irish Lyon Social Club. He sets the scene of a boxer, a gangster, a rival, a tortured vaudevillian, a woman on the prowl, a priest, and a pair of star-crossed lovers enter the Irish Lyon Social Club. Who will leave the speakeasy alive?  The jazz plays, illegal liquor flows, and the bodies and suspects start piling up in this tale of crooked deals, jilted lovers, betrayal, and mayhem. Try to pin the suspect with the crime to find out who did the deed in I Love You to Death.

 

Also available as a mystery dinner show.

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