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Reader's Corner - Mystery: Events

Welcome to the Boston Public Library's Reader's Corner for mystery lovers. Find out whodunit at the Library!

Your Own Special Event

There are kits available for hosting your own murder mystery dinner party. Follow these links and enjoy!

Hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Night of Mystery

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

A mystery dinner is a popular type of dinner theater in which the play is a murder mystery and the diners are invited to solve the mystery as they eat and watch the play. In many mystery dinners, there is no separate stage from the eating area. Instead, the actors are mixed in with the diners--and often improvise dialog with diners--creating a more immersive atmosphere.

There are numerous mystery dinner theaters throughout the United States; these are established venues that provide public shows.

Here are a few in the Boston area:

            Murder mystery dinner theater for both public audiences and privately hosted events in Boston, Quincy, and Agawam, MA.

            Murder mystery dinner theater featuring an original comedy play accompanied by a three-course dinner.

            America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show.


Conferences and Conventions

Annual conventions salute the creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. They are a great way to meet new mystery-loving friends. Whether near or far, you will find a conference or convention just right for you!

Check out these links to learn more: