INTERACTIVE MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE
Murder Ink Productions writes, designs, tailors, and produces corporate murder mysteries for client groups ranging in size from 15 - 2000. Ideal for client appreciation, employee recognition, conventions, holiday parties, and special events. The murder mysteries can also be tailored for home parties, as well.
TEAM BUILDING EVENTS
While many of our murder mystery dinner shows are ideal for corporate entertainment and team building events, our newest division, TeamBuilders Ink, produces game show formats and theme parties designed to further communication skills within our client companies.
Tried and true plays, some tailored for your company and activities, are hallmarks of our stage shows. With over 10,000 performances behind us, we have the experience to make your corporate event a standard for years to come.
Since 1989, Murder Ink Productions has produced group events for over 3000 clients - almost every company listed in the Fortune 500, as well as small businesses and resorts in the Southwest.
MurderInk Productions is the only murder mystery company in Arizona that can produce interactive gangster/mobster events for 200 guests or more at most venues including those with several rooms. Please call for details and ask about Hollywood Gangster Party.
Whether you are arranging entertainment for a group of 15 or a party of 2000, Murder Ink can create a memorable event for you. Listed below are some of our current mysteries. We have other scripts available and can tailor and write new ones with sufficient notice.
Lights, Camera, Murder
Join in the fun at Prickly Pear Prep's 1968 class reunion. Meet the famous movie star Melinda Malevolent, her sleazy talent agent and our super sleuth, Sgt. Sydney Sizzlechest (think Marilyn Monroe as a detective) among others. You can even become part of this spoof on murder mysteries as the class cheerleader, football star, etc. Includes 2 actors, stage manager, 23 guest parts/props, and clues to find.
This original 1930's comedy mystery is an evening you will long remember as you dine with infamous gangsters, their families, friends and even enemies. Written for Morton's of Chicago, this show can be performed in any private venue. Includes 2-4 actors, stage manager, 20 guest parts/props, and clues to find.
Spy! (An International Murder Mystery)
Spy! is our award winning comedy mystery placed in the Casablanca Club of the 1940's. Celebrities and military personnel from all over the world come together to celebrate V.E. Day, 1945, not realizing that behind the scenes, spies are trying to steal the plans to the atomic bomb. Includes 6 actors, stage manager, 16 guest parts/props and clues to find.
Who Shot the Sheriff?
This comedy was nominated as the best production of an original script by the Arizona Theatre Alliance in 1998 and is based on the history of Arizona, 1882. As you arrive, you pay your last respects to the sheriff who is laid out in his coffin and meet several of the locals. Over dinner, the town meeting commences and you become part of the townspeople (i.e., town banker, mayor, saloon girls, etc.) to vote on who you think shot the sheriff. Includes 9 actors, stage manager, 25 guest parts/props, and music/songs.
Talk of Murder
"Talk of Murder" is a Roaring 20's interactive mystery which takes place in a speakeasy in Hollywood. There are flappers, mobsters, movie stars and even some of our guests play along as directors, producers or movie stars. "Talk of Murder" is suitable for large groups when staging, sound and lighting is provided. For more information on specifics regarding larger shows, please contact Marney Austin at 480-967-6800.
Vampire Death Frenzy
This interactive dinner show gives clients the opportunity to dust off their capes, masks, and costumes for an evening they will not forget. They join fellow vampires, werewolves and the like to find out if the coffin recently located at ASU did, in fact, belong to a vampire. The show includes 7 actors, two Stage Managers and special lighting/sound effects. This is an interactive event and not a murder mystery.
Please note: These performances are subject to availability. Prices include actors, props, guest bios/props, and standard lighting/sound equipment. 5.7% tax is added. For larger groups, professional sound equipment is required and available at an additional fee.
Other themes, available with advance notice include: a Masquerade Ball about a mafia family throwing an annual costume party (even though one of the brothers was reportedly killed the day before), a train murder mystery set in the 1930's which can be produced on either the Verde Valley or Grand Canyon trains, and a dinner party for guests who met in Africa the year before (when the famous Mombassa Momma diamond was stolen and a detective was murdered). Additionally, we have 4 writers on staff who can write a mystery based on just about theme imaginable (with enough notice!!).
Sleeping with Ghosts at the Vendome
Based on reported sightings of the ghost at the Vendome Hotel in Prescott, Arizona, this murder mystery offers character parts for a number of guests. Performed exclusively at the Vendome, this is sure to be an exciting get away for business or pleasure. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at (928) 776-0900.