Murder Mystery
Dinner Shows
Since 1998 public shows, mystery weekends, private and company parties and fundraisers.
Murder Cafe also owns and operates
Hudson Valley Radio Theatre.

Yes, live and safe and once again killing audiences with mystery, comedy and music.

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It's back! Did you ever have any doubts?
In October you'll find us at 9 different locations with the 20th anniversary edition of A WEDDING IN TRANSYLVANIA.

For details, dates and ticket information visit our October calendar page

Streaming now!
(Here's a bonus for you while you're waiting for our next live show.)

A LIVE Television Gabfest to Die For

A live-streamed chat show hosted by Archie Morgan, the private eye from "Murder Me Always". Archie's guests will be characters from Murder Cafe's most popular whodunits.

A LIVE Variety Show

Enjoy Murder Cafe's live-streamed variety show from the comfort of your couch.

MATCH ME...if you can!


A game show to die for hosted by Big Mo, the Mobster from “Murder at the Speakeasy”


Are you gunning for a game show with gas? Tune in and watch two cunning contestants try to match the answers to fill-in-the-blank questions given by celebrity panelists. There’s enough drama out there, how can you not love this?

MATCH ME…if you can! Is free of charge but donations to Murder Café to keep the comedy coming are always appreciated.

All theatre arts organizations have been hard hit by the COVIE-19 pandemic. We remain steadfast in our commitment to you however; over the past 15 months we have continued to be a source of entertainment, laughter, amusement and relief.

If your personal circumstances allow, pleases consider making a donation to Murder Cafe. A gift in any amount will allow us to continue to entertain you. We ask you to help ensure that when the threat of COVID-19 finally has passed we are able to hit the road again and welcome you and our entire community back to the engaging whodunits and comedy and mystery shows our followers have come to expect from us.

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. 

"Murder Cafe is the boutique in a field of strip mall murder mystery companies. Frank Marquette is an artist and it shows. His shows are well written, the actors are professional and the costumes are outstanding. I would never think of hiring anyone else." - Regina Bea, owner Hudson House Inn and Hudson's Ribs and Fish. 

Our affiliated partners include...
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Bannerman Island, NY


Pine Plains, New York

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Buttermilk Falls

Inn & Spa

Milton, NY

Hudson, New York

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