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WELCOME TO YOUR MURDER UNDER THE BIG TOP PARTY HOST DASHBOARD

HOW TO PLAY IN-PERSON

HOW TO PLAY VIRTUALLY

GAME SYNOPSIS

It’s 1952, and P. U. Barnhum’s world-famous three-ring circus has come to Podunk! The town is overwhelmed by the excitement, the lights, the animals, and the—dead body of the ringmaster. Yes, there lies Rhett Coate, shot to death right in the center ring. The circus owner, P. U. Barnhum, is in a tizzy.

Was the murderer a fellow circus performer, like Malcolm Laff the clown, or the trapeze act Jess Fling/Ann Ketch? Was it one of the carnival attractions, like Christa Bawle the fortuneteller or Isalotta Herr the bearded lady? Or maybe it was a member of the audience like Arlo Kell, someone with cause to dread the reappearance of a Podunkian who ran off to join the circus… But hold onto your popcorn—the murderer may be YOU!

Appropriate for ages 13+!

This game takes 1-2 hours to play depending on your group size.

ACCESS ALL GAME FILES

Click the button below to access the Google Drive folder and download all your game files.

CHARACTER DETAILS

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. 

EVIDENCE VIDEOS

BEWARE! Don't watch the evidence videos below until it's time! The host will be directed to play the videos for each corresponding round.

ACCESS EVIDENCE VIDEO PLAYLIST

SET THE SCENE

Circus-tent related decor

Suggested Themed Cocktail!

Circus Rickey

Instructions:
  
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add lime juice, gin and raspberry juice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice cubes. Top up with soda water. Garnish with lemon.

Ingredients:

  • Ice Cubes
  • 1 Part Lime Juice
  • 1½ Parts Gin
  • 1 Part Raspberry Juice
  • Soda Water
  • 1 Slice 

Suggested Decorum Amazon Links!

Click the buttons below to buy decor recommendations directly on Amazon!

Dinnerware LinkGolden Tassles LinkPenant Banners LinkTent-tiered food tray LinkCircus Tent Backdrop Link

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