Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Murder Mystery Dinner TheaterCalifornia’s AWARD-WINNING “Best Murder Mystery Show”
Murder Mystery Dinner Show tailored to fit your group size. YOU provide the party location and food; Murder Mystery Dinner Show - Detective Schlitt and victimWE supply the entertainment!

  • 5-Star YELP rating beats all competition!
  • Murder Mystery Parties for 12 – 200 guests
  • Professional Movie and TV Actors perform
  • Original plots, Authentic Police crime tools
  • Wireless mics, Music, Sound FX, PA used
  • Your Option: Use some of your own actors
  • Insured up to $2,000,000 Million Liability

Over 8,000 Events Performed Since 1972!

Do you want to check our reputation and crediblity? You can review all of our Publicity articles and Referral Lettersor check our Former Clients list.

. . . LATEST NEWS FLASH . . .SF Award CollectionWe have just received a “Hall of Fame” award for delivering the Best Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Show in California THREE YEARS IN A ROW!  This followed receiving our 2014 award similar to those we won in 2012 and 2013.

The judges vote award trophies based upon several professional criteria: Voting judges comprise various committees who are impressed with the quality of our shows. In the news release sent out to the press and the internet world-wide, the judges state:
“This company  enhances business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the San Francisco Bay Area as well as California a great place to live, work and play.” (Direct quote by the  San Francisco Review Board news release.)

Other recipients winning awards for being the “Best in their class” went to Intuit Corp., Edward Jones, Best Buy, Trump Palace, Microsoft Store, INC. Magazine, Dollar Rent-A-Car, Merrill Lynch, American Red Cross, Dyson Corp to name a few. 

We are proud of our long established reputation for producing the best Murder Mystery Shows in California. This is supported by 1) the awards we have won, 2) hundreds of referral letters and testimonials we have been sent from past clients, 3) newspaper reviews, and 4) YELP reviews.

Yelp small logoWe invite you to click on the small YELP logo at the left to see our CURRENT PointingHandSmallLtreviews of shows we have performed. When YELP corrected a typographical error on our City location a couple of years ago, they goofed up and deleted 20  of our previous YELP reviews that had accumulated over 9 years. (Yelp’s policy is not to restore reviews even though the reviews were accidentally deleted by YELP personnel.) 

A Higher-Caliber Murder Mystery Show

The majority of our clients are Corporate personnel from all over the world. Our murder mystery dinner show sees audiences comprised of CEO’s, top management personnel and all levels of management from Silicon Valley companies and many from the Fortune 500. It is no understatement to say that our corporate clients  have a right to expect an optimum performance from vendors they hire. 

To answer our clients’ demand, we are one of the very few entertainment companies that can boast a stellar history of highly rated shows and events dating all the way back to the early 1970′s! Our scripts are a seasoned combination of intelligent plots, humor and logical evidence. The actors performing in our shows are well-established in their television and movie careers, and we are honored to have achieved a highly respectful stature among other actors in the movie and television industry.

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CLICK ON red logo box ABOVE to read a portion of negative YELP reviews about our competitors.

The DETECTIVE actor in our leading role (Scott Ebright)  is  dead-on believable  and  authoritative  as  he guides your guests through the various stages of the plot. His likeable personality reflects the stature of a true career detective. His mastery of “dead-pan humor” keeps the guests amused and alert as they venture forward into the mystical intrigue of solving “Whodunit?”

Above LEFT: Alameda County Sheriff Ahern and presents Scott Ebright with Certificate for course completion of the Citizens' Academy. Above RIGHT: Alameda Deputies congratulate Ebright at graduation dinner and ceremony on January 30, 2013.

Above LEFT: Alameda County Sheriff Ahern and presents Scott Ebright with Certificate for course completion of the Citizens’ Academy. Above RIGHT: Alameda Deputies congratulate Ebright at graduation dinner and ceremony.

Former Corporate Clients

Full-time, Professional Actors versus Part-Time “Wanna-bees”

Actors Photo GalleryAll our actors are TRUE professionals – unlike the part-time hobbyists that other mystery companies use. Other mystery companies may describe their personnel as “Professional Actors”, but just because a person is paid $50.00 and given a free dinner doesn’t put them on the same par as REAL professional actors that earn their full-time living from their acting talents.  But…they cannot be entirely to blame when most restaurant managers promoting mystery dinners actively seek out the cheapest show they can hire in order to gain a higher profit.

This tight budget attitude is often true with operators of dinner trains, riverboats,  wineries,  or hotels. And sadly, on the receiving end, most ticket buyers don’t even realize they are buying a cheesy play for their $80 ticket price!  It never occurs to them that fine dining establishments all too often will skimp on hiring a better show. We hope that this trend eventually changes since people are now checking with “YELP”  and “Groupon” reviews before buying tickets.  

BELOW:  OLD video samples from past 10 years of Murder Mystery Dinner Shows. Many of the actors in these videos are no longer in our shows as we constantly upgrade with new talent! NOTE: To maintain lower prices for our clients, we no longer produce videos of our shows.

        

BELOW: KSVY radio interview with Producer, Scott Ebright:

       

BELOW: Scott Ebright – ABC – TV Show, “Whodunnit” Short  video clip showing short scene of casting interview. This final episode was seen by 4 million viewers.

Here’s a short sample of what our clients say:

“You guys did a fantastic job with our group!” Marilyn Merydith, Intel

“Thank you for being a part of our [television] show. You guys were a great addition!” KPIX Television, CBS Network, San Francisco

“The actors are top notch since they regularly appear in movies and TV shows. They mingled well with our 40 guests, and they were definitely the hit of the party! The play and script was surprisingly believeable and realistic. It wasn’t way over the top or too cheesy. It was funny at the right points, but then serious at other points which made the drama so intriguing.” Dennis Yardley, Yelp Review (San Francisco)

“Our team had a lot of fun…the meeting was incredibly effective… because of the murder mystery play.” Cheryll O’Mara, Intel Corp.

“Detective Schlitt — looked and acted the part with a commanding stage presence. He has a booming voice and is able to keep everyone riveted in full attention. Note to hecklers or people who are talking at their tables— you will be sorry! Detective Schlitt is merciless and funny. ” Matt Cohen, Auburn, CA (Guest at public show in Loomis, CA)

“We received a lot of positive feedback…thank you for doing such a great job!” Evie Roberts, private party

“You made my birthday memorable…everyone had a great time!” Annalie Bula, private birthday party

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finger pointing right150 referral letters posted under the “REFERRALS tab button at top of this page.

 

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