The 13th annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at Mount Hope on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate & Winery kicks off on March 3, 2021 and continues Fridays, Saturdays, select Sundays, and select Weekdays through May 2. Accept this invitation to the interactive culinary "who-done-it," enjoy a sumptuous four-course meal and the opportunity to become the detective, interrogate the suspects, put the clues together and uncover the truth!
Enter Victorian Mount Hope Mansion, a most unique setting for a theatrical interactive dining experience. To provide a safe environment for both our guests and performers, character interaction will occur during the meal courses and following dessert within the dining rooms while guests remain seated at their distanced, individual-party tables. Performances run Fridays, Saturdays, select Sundays and select weekdays, March 3 through May 2 and are each roughly three hours in length. Dates and times listed below subject to change.
General performances are $56.95. Please note there is no children's price for this event. Reservations are encouraged, as there are a limited amount of tickets and perfromances sell out quickly. Murder Mystery tickets are available for purchase on the Virtual Box Office. Doors open 15 minutes prior to event time. Should it be necessary to reschedule your performance date, a $7.50 per ticket fee will be added to your reservation and must be paid at the time the ticket exchange is made.
Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more through Mount Hope's Group Sales Department. This unique and exciting experience makes the perfect setting for our group outing! Private and/or mid-week performances can be scheduled for larger groups! To reserve your spot or to learn more, please visit PaRenFaire.com/Groups
Consistent with the most recent guidance from the PA Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control, Mount Hope is pleased to update our safety initiatives designed to keep everyone safe - Download Guest COVID Policies (May 17, 2021). As guidance and requirements from various government agencies continue to evolve, so too, will we. Please check back to the website closer to the event and follow us on Facebook @PaRenFaire or join the Royal Email List for news and updates.
Please check back later in the year for details on the 2022 Murder Mystery performances.
Enjoy an enchanting four-course banquet within the historic Mount Hope Mansion while you put together the clues and help solve the mystery! Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance start time. Hors d'oeuvres served during this time. Please Note: Regular or Vegetarian meals must be selected at the time of ticket purchase. No substitutions can be made day-of. Menu subject to change.
1946. Victory has been declared, parades have been held, rationing has been lifted-- The Second Great War is officially over! Come join Sydney Westen, the reclusive and eccentric owner of the Mount Hope Estate as she hosts a victory celebration honoring the efforts made on the home front and featuring some of the USO performers that gave comfort to our troops abroad. Remember, war ends, but deception never dies. Trouble is brewing underneath the surface of this celebration, and danger can come from the most unlikely of places. Come uncover the secrets and solve the mysteries of the Murder at Mount Hope.
Interact with the talented cast members inside the historic Mount Hope Mansion as you put together the clues and help solve the mystery. Guests will long remember this experience.
Writer/Director: Jeff Wolfthal • Music Director: Jules Schrader • Music Arranged By: Allison Petrillo • Creative Production Manager/Masion Decor: Carrie Emich-Wallace • Production Stage Manager/House Manager: Roe Manzo • Prop Master: Morgan Firestone • Production Assistant: Becca Starr • Original Costumes By: Lily Steiner • Head Costumer: Whitney Vaughan • Assistant Costumer: Jean Swalm • Company Manager: Alex Stompoly • Artistic Director: Barbara Geary • Executive Producer: Scott Bowser • Multimedia Designer: Gabrielle England-Pagan • Executive Chefs: Tom Hoover & William Michaels • Front of House Manager: Joan Berg
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