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The Murder Mystery Company in Chicago

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Address: 2901 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-5013
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The Murder Mystery Company is the nation's experts in mystery...

The Murder Mystery Company is the nation's experts in mystery entertainment! We perform live, interactive murder mystery dinner shows all across the nation. You can visit one of our public venues, or we can bring our clue-style game to your house or venue! Give us a call and we would love to discuss how we can add mystery and excitement to your next social gathering!

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Murder Mystery Company Dinner Theater

My kids and I attended the Sound Mind and Dead Body show in March 2017. Their ages are 20, 17, and 13. It is difficult to find things for families to do that have older kids. I... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

My kids and I attended the Sound Mind and Dead Body show in March 2017. Their ages are 20, 17, and 13. It is difficult to find things for families to do that have older kids. I would definitely recommend this. We had a great time. My suggestion is to find another family or friends to attend with to fill... More 

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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Though I enjoyed the Murder Mystery part, there were a few major problems that caused me to give only 2 stars. First, their online booking system is a disaster. While I was booking, the page ended up freezing while sending all of my information, and my credit card was billed even though I had a groupon voucher (you have to... More 

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Thank Stevie C
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

I've been to a few other Murder Mystery events and this one was by far the most...just OK. I presented this as a gift to my mother and mother-in-law and had high expectations considering this is the "MURDER MYSTERY COMPANY". We went to "The Best Laid Plans". We went to the Oakbrook Terrace location. It was kind of hidden and... More 

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Thank Sabrina C
Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

The show exceeded my expectations. I was worried there'd be a lot of really slapstick humor and that the murder mystery wouldn't make sense. In reality, the show is pretty well put-together and the actors keep the plot moving along. As the show progresses, the actors call up all of the suspected murderers to the stage and as them to... More 

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Thank euleip
Elmhurst, Illinois
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

We attended the Murder Mystery with high hopes of solving the murder presented to us. But with so many different characters, and clues shared so sporadically, it became really difficult to navigate. Even at the end of the night, when the murderer identity was revealed, we couldn't remember who that character even was. Not spoiling anything by telling you that.... More 

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

I encourage you to dress up. It was a lot of fun seeing most people dressed up in the 20's attire. It added to the fun of it!

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Thank Joanne M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

This was the most fun either me or my fiance had in a long time. The actors stayed in character the whole time, even when we pushed them to break character, and the food and venue were perfect. Even though I wasn't selected as an audience participant it was still so much fun and and I still felt so involved... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is my second time visiting this location. For those of you have not yet experienced a murder mystery, just know that you will be sitting with other people. The first time I went, we were a party of 8 and I thought we would have a table by ourselves. We didn't but I am glad others sat with us.... More 

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Chicago suburbs, Illinois
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

My husband and I went to the Til Death Do Us Part" show at Millhurst, and had a great time. * The troupe asks for audience participation. We thought this was unique, and a huge plus over other murder mysteries we've attended. We might have had an unusually great group of participants, and it was fun to cheer on our... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

The play was good yet the audience was so much better.Peaple came dress to Kill. Custom galore and everyone was there to have fun. The food was better than the Oakbrook show. A good time for except for table 12 who could not shut-up while to show was on. They ask that you arrive a half hour early so they... More 

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