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.

4 Scene Dinner Shows

Who Killed Jolly Roger?

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?

I Love You to Death

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.

Trouble in Deadwood

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.

Mystery at Upton House

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?

Mystery at Grand Malarkey

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.

Last Days of 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

Radio Plays

Motive, Means, Opportunity

By Robert J LeBlanc

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1948 Noir 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

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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