2018 Show Schedule

A Monster Murder: "They Came From Below!"
Playing January 2019 in the Main Floor Dining Room

In 1954, throughout the desert in New Mexico there have been a series of unexplained deaths. The minimal data sent to the FBI in Washington has brought two scientists, Dr. Braintree & Professor Medford, to the town of Radium Springs — with a most startlingly theory!

Wildcat Drilling! Lost Gold Mines! Entomologists! — What is going on here?
Dress like a 1950's scientist!

Murder at an Irish Wake
Playing February & March 2018 in the Main Floor Dining Room

Murder at an Irish Wake

Mr. Limerick has died and we are there for his wake, with singing and dancing and lots of Irish merry-making.
But, things take a turn for the worse in the middle of the wake, and the next thing you know, you're solving a crime!

Murder in Hollywood
Playing April & May 2018 in the Main Floor Dining Room


Join us on the set, for the filming of a major Hollywood Horror movie where YOU are an "extra" in the "big dining room scene", in Count Dracula's Castle.

You'll meet your favorite stars, Vic Madison and Lola LaMonica. They love signing autographs and posing for pictures with their fans. Watch as rugged stuntman, Buddy Brannen, handles all the dangerous "stuff". Keep your ears open—does screenwriter, Edna Lawrence, have the all "dirt" about this "troubled" production? What about tyrannical film director, C.B. LeRoy; will he be able to keep his temper in check during the shooting of the most important scene in the picture? Don't miss this Blockbuster—this could be your ticket to stardom…provided nothing goes wrong!

Dress like you are going to the Oscars!

Murder at the Tiki Bar
Playing June - August 2018 in the Main Floor Dining Room


You are invited to Tiki Trivia at "Tiki" Roy's Tiki Bar in Waikiki Hawaii. You'll meet "Tiki" Roy Beaumont, Jr., in-laws Bernice Fish & J. Russell Pipit, beauty pageant hopeful Bambi Bukowski, and Leo Gorcey from the East Coast. Events take a turn for the worse as these unsavory suspects are caught up in MURDER! Join us for Murder at the Tiki — the Tropical crime-solving hit of the summer!

Tropical and Luau Attire is recommended — so get out your Hawaiian shirts!

Murder on a Harley
Playing September 2018 in the Main Floor Dining Room


1955: The RBMC, a motorcycle, club rides into Hollister, California for the annual races. The residents are uneasy, but mostly willing to put up with their visitors. Trouble starts when first prize is given in the hotly-contested "Arden Van Sycle" Motorcycle Rally. As the judges wait for the picture to be developed to determine the photo finish, turmoil begins when the winner is announced!

Dress 1950's or in your Motorcycle Leathers …

Murder at the Speakeasy
Playing October - December 2018 in the Main Floor Dining Room


Join us for our for Denver's ONLY 1920's Gangster/Flapper Mystery, MURDER AT THE SPEAKEASY! Set in "Big Al's" Speakeasy & Cabaret, where you will meet an assortment of colorful and unsavory characters! Big Al, himself, the head of the whole bootlegging operation, Mae Weist, the "Greatest Cabaret Singer in the World", Fast Eddie, the gunman, Trixie LaRue, cigarette girl and poet laureate, and don't forget Cookie!

Keep your eyes open, they may be up to NO GOOD! And … it's up to you — the audience — to solve this baffling Interactive Comedy "WhoDunnit"!

Costumes are encouraged! — Dress like a Mobster or Flapper … and join in the "Walk of Fame" costume parade!

Murder in the Roaring Twenties
Playing October - December 2018 (selected dates) in the Main Floor Dining Room


The year is 1925 — the location, Club Lucky, a notorious Speakeasy. You have been invited to witness the stupefying mentalist, "The Amazing Alexander". Along the way, you'll meet the likes of "Tough" Tony Bosco, Flossie Muldoon, Mugsy Doyle & Tara Bow. Be sure to keep on your eyes open as tempers start to flare and you just might be called upon to help solve the crime!

Remember to wear your gangster, flapper and other 1920's attire!

A Dark and Stormy Murder
Playing September-November 2018 in the Downstairs "Six Feet Under" Room


Famous author, J.C. Crate, invites you and a group of others to his newly acquired mansion for the release of his new novel, The Red Hand. We are in the company of Marie, J.C.'s agent, and her identical twin sister, Antoinette, the beautiful socialite. Of course, there's Chester, the simple—minded groundskeeper who's maybe not as simple as he seems. Many fans are here tonight, including the president of Crate's fan club. Perhaps the ritual jars of immortality are at the center of this unusual night. Will mayhem ensue? Will the fierce storm outside leave us trapped with a murderer? Only you, and this cavalcade of guests will be able to solve this creepy caper.

Holidays 'R' Murder
Playing November & December 2018 in the Downstairs "Six Feet Under" Room

Holidays 'R' Murder 

Holidays 'R' Murder
Come solve the most hilarious crime of the century, when the Cringle Family performs their usual kooky antics during their traditional annual holiday party, when suddenly, a murder occurs! It's up to you to solve the case!

Wear your favorite ugly sweater!

High Stakes Heist: an Intimate Parlor Mystery
Playing Selected Friday & Saturday evenings, 2018 in the 2nd Floor Dining Room


High Stakes Heist: an Intimate Parlor Mystery

You're invited to a lecture by a professor who teaches "Criminology and the Psyche of the Criminal Mind", when suddenly the dinner and the event take a totally different turn. You find yourself right in the middle of a crime investigation and the people next to you may not be who they say they are! This intimate intrigue takes place in Adams Mystery Playhouse's creepy Victorian dining room, The William Simpson Room. Come delight, if you dare.

WARNING: may be harmful to people who don't want a night of superior fun; small group comprised of only ten to fourteen people; critical thinking welcomed.

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