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Murder Mystery
Dinner Shows
Since 1998 public shows, mystery weekends, private and company parties and fundraisers.

For 25 years we've been killing audiences one laugh at a time with mystery, comedy and music.

Murder Cafe is a traveling entertainment company based in the Hudson Valley area of New York State.

Our venues include restaurants, resorts and hotels, community rooms, theaters, casinos, country clubs and cruise boats in the region: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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Book now for our Valentine's themed February murder mystery dinner show!


Four celebrity bakers, Phyllo La Grasso, Gioia Del Monte, Becky Bay and Guy Fury, will compete for a grand prize of $25,000 as each will be asked to prepare an original Valentine’s Day dessert recipe. Each new concoction will be tasted and rated. On hand to oversee the bake-off will be Danny Glaze, the master of ceremonies, and celebrated food critic Francine Lydecker, who, along with several audience members, will act as judge. Murder is also on the menu and it will take a visit from local CSI investigators to determine whodunit and why.

What our happy audiences members are saying...

"I attended tonight's Murder Cafe performance and we had a great time! It was so much fun and the actors and actresses' performances were very good and their punch lines were funny too. The story line, the performers and audience interaction, all the clues (Even though I guessed wrong!), the Venue, food and service was all so good. I'm so glad we went. And to boot, we sat with a former coworker that I didn't know would be there and another nice, friendly family. Great time all around. The owner Frank Marquette, is an excellent talented actor, extremely friendly, genuine, honorable and respectful man! If you have a chance, go to his performances. I'm looking forward to going to their Christmas Carol performance."

- RM Henry, Kingston, New York, October 28, 2021

"First I want to thank you for such a wonderfully fun evening. We weren't sure what to expect considering it was our first in-person event in over 15 months. I can't tell you how much fun the members had. Your troupe was so professional and funny and nice. Wanted to send a big THANK YOU to you all for making the event so much fun and memorable."

-Angela Gervino, CEO, Consult Gervino HR, October 22, 2021

to the world of interactive theater.


A professional repertory company since 1998, Murder Cafe brings theater directly to you with an extraordinary mix of skills and talents. We deliver original scripts, period costumes, one-of-a-kind production design, and marketing and publicity skills that ensure each event's success. Our public and private shows are scheduled year-round in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. You'll find us at fundraising events, company parties, country clubs, and casinos. 

Our affiliated partners include...
503 Washington Ave., Kingston, NY
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Pine Plains, New York

Bannerman Island, NY

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Buttermilk Falls

Inn & Spa

Milton, NY

Hudson, New York

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Hopewell Junction, NY
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