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Mystery Dinner Playhouse - Richmond

6531 W. Broad Street, Crowne Plaza Hotel - Richmond West, Richmond, VA 23230
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Ranked #89 of 109 Attractions in Richmond
Type: Dinner Theaters, Performances
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Owner description: Audience member solve a comedy murder mystery while enjoying a four course dinner. The dinner is served by a zany cast of characters who all the while are providing clues to help you solve the evening's crime. You guess whodunit!

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I can't disagree with anita p more. The Double Tree hotel is not going out of business. It's very nice with a comfortable lounge to wait in. She show is in a small banquet hall with four tables of eight and no real sets to speak of. The actors walk around doing their scenes and then serve you while in... More

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
53 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We did not go to this particular Mystery Dinner Playhouse, but we did go to the one in Richmond, VA, and our thought was once you seen one, you seen them all. We expected so much more than what we got at Mystery Dinner Playhouse. The food was not good, and the acting was bad. We didn't care for the... More

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We decided to try the Mystery dinner theatre after reading favorable comments on their site, must have been for a location other than the Richmond one... The hotel is seedy, the room was not clean, no decor or charm. The sound system consisted of a boom box....and the actors were not talented, nor was the script. The food was not... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We went to this show to celebrate my birthday and I was very disappointed with the food, show, and humor of the actors. It actually borderlined on offensive, as several racial references got laughs but I found them out of order. I would not recommend the show.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

my do they not know how to put on a real play?? Amateur stuff acting has lots to be desired. The room for a play was nothing to look at. NEVERagain!!!

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Very entertaining and engaging; I loved the way the actors interacted with the audience both while serving and during the performance.

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Newport News, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

The Mystery Dinner Playhouse was awesome! I've attended one a few years back and always wanted to go to one again. The food was excellent with the acting was very funny and interactive. My girlfriend now my fiancé, always wanted to attend a Mystery Dinner and has never been to one. So I called a week prior to the date... More

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Fredericksburg, VA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

The acting was awful and the food was disgusting I could have killed someone with the steak it was like a hockey puck and the beer was hot.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012 via mobile

Food was disgusting, acting sub par. Hotel seedy, the room was so cold our group had to keep their coats on.

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Richmond, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

We attend Mystery dinner playhouse at least once a year since 2006 and have never been disappointed. We went this past saturday and enjoyed the xmas theme murder mystery. Will continue to attend mystery dinners. Excellent actors, story line lots of laughs and excellent food. Cannot beat a good murder mystery and dinner for the price that you pay.

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