Several new residents of New Orleans—including YOU—are gathered in an apartment to watch a Carnival parade. Someone invited M’sieur Geezaire, an old-timer who claims to know everything about Mardi Gras traditions.
That’s too bad, because Geezaire won’t shut up. His nonstop droning is boring everyone to tears. Then he launches into a new story, all about a humiliating, embarrassing event among last year’s tourists.
Luckily, the first float approaches with its booming zydeco music and the host dims the lights. In the darkness, there is a lot of shuffling around… a strange gurgling sound… and a thud. When the lights come back on, M’sieur Geezaire is lying dead on the floor, strangled with his own Mardi Gras beads.
Whodunit? Clearly, someone in the room didn’t want that embarrassing story finished. Could it have been—YOU?
Appropriate for ages 16+!
This game takes 1-2 hours to play depending on group size.
To read more about each character, and access the specific character scripts, click the character names below.
You may play with any number and combination of characters, but the most important characters to include in each game have a star next to their name below.
Recommended Gender: Male
Character Description: Party host. Celebrates Mardi Gras to extremes. Passes out beads to everyone.
BEWARE! Don't want the evidence videos below until it's time! The host will be directed to play the videos for each corresponding round.
ACT ONE EVIDENCE
ACT TWO EVIDENCE
ACT THREE EVIDENCE
SET THE SCENE
Theatrical elements suggestive of the 1920’s.
THEME COCKTAIL: GIN RICKY
To make yours you will need: 10mlSoda water 100mlA lime wedge to garnishMethod:Gather your ingredientsMix together the gin, lime juice and syrup into a cocktail shaker along with ice cubesShake wellStrain into a chilled highball glassTop up with soda waterFinish with lime wedge and enjoy!
Broadway Murder Mysteries, where YOU are the show! Broadway Murder Mysteries was created in March of 2020 when many Broadway performers, writers, and talent were out of work. The Broadway shut down had a huge impact on the theater community, and Broadway Murder Mysteries was created to give jobs to out of work talent, while creating something inherently theatrical that theater and mystery fans would love.