Specializing in interactive comedy murder mysteries for your corporate event or private party, Kansas City Mystery Players will help you with your killer event!   

Our program is an interactive comedy show, disguised as a murder mystery.  The freedom of improvisation makes each presentation unique to the group.  Whether you are more comfortable with a feather boa around your neck or a pencil in your hand, everyone can enjoy the mystery.  Together, you will laugh your way to finding the truth.

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FedEx "We enjoyed the show so much at our meeting last week! Everyone thought it was hilarious and truly had a blast."

Missouri Assisted Living Association "Thanks! It was great fun and the members loved it!"

Brookdale Senior Living “You were great at bringing our group together and made a regular dinner fun and exciting.”  

Public Audiences

"My cheeks hurt from laughing!"          "Very funny"           "Great as always!!"          "A real hoot"

"So much fun"          "Great involvement of the audience by the cast."

"Lots of fun.  Good birthday party. Thank you."           "Outstanding performance."
"A great group of performers.  They really know what they are doing."
 "What a great show.  We laughed so hard."           "We will do this again.  Great evening."
 "Thank you!  We'll be back!"          "We loved it - good show great cast."
"Loved this evening.  It was fab to the max!"             "We love your shows.  We'll be back next month!

Two Types of Performances


U Play: 8-10 audience participants join our actors to create the show.

We provide everything you need, including the scripts, props and costume pieces. 


Let’s Play:  Our cast of actors present the mystery while you sit back, relax and solve the murder.

However, we are there to play with you, so be ready to join the fun.

U Play Shows

Last Stop La Cygne Or A Shot in the Dark

Villainy meets variety when a murder interrupts a vaudeville show in La Cygne, KS in 1923. Based (loosely) on a true story, this show puts you in the middle of the roaring 1920's in a small town shaken by the murder of a prominent citizen. Come Charleston with our hosts Vivian Vetter and Skeet Molleston and play good cop/bad cop with our detectives Skip Tracer and Fred Drum as we get to the bottom of this unsolved real-life mystery.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way

to Murder

When the cast and crew of a Broadway review discover murder most foul, suspicions and old grudges loom large in the footlights! Audience members play the suspects and share the stage with our professional team to guide them through the highs and lows of a hilarious Broadway-themed improv mystery performance. It's Tragedy AND Comedy Tonight.

Waves of Danger

A relaxing cruise in the Caribbean to celebrate the dedication of its crew to the ship hits a port not on the itinerary...murder. Take a trip into secret meetings, dangerous minds, and unknown clues. Become a passenger on the S.S. Carnage to help find the killer or maybe be the killer yourself. During this fun excursion you can play detective, accomplice or murderer. You choose to be a part of the mystery or sit back and try to figure it out. Pack your thinking cap, keen eye and good memory to put together all the clues and solve the mystery in Waves of Danger.

Cleaver Class of 19-Deadly-2

Welcome back to the gymnatorium of Cleaver High, home of the Cleaver Beavers!  It’s reunion time for all your high school favorites.  Find your school spirit again and reminisce about all the great times we had together...or were they?  Have past rivalries come back to haunt us? Has long lost love been found?  Find out what the lunch lady knew all along.

Mr. Humphries' Last Birthday 

Stacy Snyder, manager of Rabbits Run Condominiums, invites you to a surprise birthday party for one of the local residents, Mr. Ulysses S, Humphries.   But are the guests really attending to bestow good wishes upon the irritable Mr. Humphries, or is something much more sinister afoot?  Guests have the opportunity to interact with the unpleasant honoree but fall under scrutiny themselves when Mr, Humphries is killed and the unfortunate manager has to try and figure out who hated the man enough to do him in.

'Til Death Do Us Part 

It’s the rehearsal dinner for the Snow-Cheap Wedding.  Devan Rudetera, wedding planner extraordinaire, is giving his final notes to the bridal party and participants. Is everyone in the wedding party willing to listen or are they just biding their time? Guests come under suspicion when the arrogant and demanding Mr. Rudetera is killed.  The meek assistant has to figure out who didn’t want to throw rice at this party.

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder

Sandy Clouse, head elf and assistant to the one and only Santa Claus, is holding the weekly meeting for the North Pole workers and inhabitants. But is Sandy pushing people too far?  See Christmas cheer turn to Christmas tears when someone has had enough and the head elf turns up dead.  Guests soon fall under scrutiny when  Santa Claus has to save the day by trying to figure out who hated the assistant enough to do her in.

Let's Play Shows

Murder Fuhgedaboutit
Join the Lasagna family as they celebrate Mama's birthday. For this special occasion they put aside internal struggle for control of the "family" business...or can they?

A Recipe For Murder
Someone's cooking up trouble at the World's Greatest Chef Competition.  When the recipe includes blackmail, bigamy, fraud and adultery, the main course must be murder!  Can they find out who's putting some of the world's greatest chefs on ice before their goose is cooked?

The Thrilling Conclusion of Captain Excelsior!
Captain Excelsior, the hero of Champion City, is finally hanging up his cape.  Everyone has gathered to celebrate, including his former nemesis, Dr. Destructo.  Time runs out before the Captain can collect his gold watch and he is found murdered!  Was it a  superhero, sidekick or villain that killed off the hero?

Granny's Killer Grits
Join the Mudd family at their family reunion.  Granny has recently gone up to that big trailer park in the sky.  Before she did, she left her world famous recipe for grits to a certain young grandson.  Some family reunions are just deadly.

Murder on 34th Street
Winkle’s Department Store is gearing up for their Annual Parade of Toys. They find themselves in need of a Santa Claus, when their Santa is found murdered.  Is Kris Kringle the real Santa or a murderer?  Enjoy your favorite characters from the classic film with a murderous twist.

(816) 309-2460

PO Box 34686, Kansas City, MO 64116

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