The Cincinnati Circus Company has been the culprit of many murder mystery parties in Cincinnati. We've also been complicit in people having fun - we're guilty! Your guests will love this out of the ordinary theater experience!

This year bring everyone together for a Murder Mystery Dinner. The guests become the actors and solve the mystery! Events can be adjusted for any size group.

We come prepared, and staff a range of skilled performers to bring your event to life. In addition to acting, our multi-talented performers eat fire, sing, do magic, juggle, and much, much more.

All of our scripts are custom written! All of our mysteries are unique & every script is funny!

We are different from every other Murder Mystery Company because our actors perform magic, juggle, eat fire, and perform other awesome feats in addition to acting.

Call: (513) 921-5454 for More information.

The Cincinnati Circus Company has been making people laugh for years. Your guests will love this out of the ordinary theater experience!

This year bring everyone together for a Murder Mystery Dinner. The guests become the actors and solve the mystery! Events can be adjusted for any size group.

We come prepared, and staff a range of skilled performers to bring your event to life. In addition to acting, our multi-talented performers eat fire, sing, do magic, juggle, and much, much more.

All of our scripts are custom written! All of our mysteries are unique & every script is funny!

We are different from every other Murder Mystery Company because our actors perform magic, juggle, eat fire, and perform other awesome feats in addition to acting.

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Below is are the murder mystery themes and shows that we currently offer.

All of the mobsters have gathered at their favorite restaurant, The Big Meatball. The mobsters have gathered because they each received a message from Officer On-The-Take saying they needed to meet with him. Neither mob family knew the other family was coming. Now as they arrive, they discover that beloved and crooked police officer, On-The-Take... is dead. Somebody murdered him, and before the real police start asking questions, it would be better if you solved the mystery of his death. You’re all mafia members, and you’re all in this together, but somebody needs to go to the pen.

Hear ye! Hear ye! I know this will make you happy! The hand of the Queen, Sir Alfred is dead! Murdered! Which is much more than he deserved! Rejoice! You may be the next hand of the Queen - and you can’t be worse than the last one! Your presence is requested at a party to celebrate his passing…. He passed right out of his window and onto the ground four stories below! Remember, while we’re all happy to see Sir Alfred in the ground … (and splattered all over it), the Queen is NOT happy! So let’s get together and find a scapegoat... and then get you anointed as the next hand of the Queen!

The circus was struggling. Matt the Mime was to blame. Somebody had to stop him, and then somebody did. Figure out the motive, the access, and the ability, and you’ll solve this crime. Follow the clues carefully. This mystery is for expert sleuths.

You're invited to a dinner party at Maggianos. You'll want to attend. Not only is Maggianos a fabulous place to spend an evening, but it may also bring to an end a certain long standing, painful, financial arrangement you have. Yes, that's right... you're being blackmailed. So you'll want to listen carefully to determine which of the characters has been blackmailing you. They will all use aliases, of course.

A murder has taken place on the set of a hit television show, “Know your Bae!” The legendary and infamous producer, Bill Van Wert has been murdered. He was hit over the head with a blunt object. The $50,000 prize money briefcase has been stolen. It could have been his wife, one of the TV show staff, or one of the contestants. Get to know the suspects, ask about their motives, and solve this crime.

Curly lived alone on a mountain just outside of town. He panned for gold in the mountain streams. The Sheriff discovered his burned down shack and found his gold in the rubble. There were many tracks around the cabin. Clearly, many people had been there, but the Sheriff only suspects one murderer. The exact cause of death could not be determined. Everyone has a motive and everyone visited Curly the day before. To solve the mystery, eliminate the suspects you think wouldn’t or couldn’t have done it.

Twenty years ago, May 19 was a big night for Marcus. It was his senior prom. He had the perfect girl, and the perfect powerball ticket. Not just any powerball ticket either… but one with a big winning jackpot! Marcus’ life was changed forever. He missed prom in all the excitement, and became a movie producer. Now twenty years later he’s back, and about to be murdered.

The wealthy Halloween Costume tycoon, Drake Von Scareum was murdered at his own annual Halloween party earlier tonight. He was found in the ballroom, stabbed in the back, (physically and figuratively) by one of his guests. Figure out who had motive, access, and the ability to commit such a crime. Follow the clues carefully to solve the murder.

EXTRA! EXTRA! Oscar, the Owner of the Carnival, was found dead in his wagon last night! Tied up before his wagon was set ablaze! All the Carnival workers are being questioned as suspects! Help us solve the crime before the criminal strikes again! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Pirates like Christmas too. Everyone was trying to get their hands on the imfamous booty, but this year someone got too greedy. Instead of sharing with the rest of the pirates, one of the ship mates has done the unthinkable. Captian Jack has been found dead! Poisoned by delicious and deadly rum! Now with the Captian thrown overboard, we have nobody to organize the Secret Santa exchange. Solve the mystery and become the owner of the loot, the ship, and the gold!

400 Years ago Vikings attacked their small town. The towns people ran to the pub and then rallied their courage and amazingly, they won. When the Vikings fled, many things were left behind. It was that day
that Lord Michael O’Connor’s ancestor found a pot of gold. He hid it upon his property and kept the secret to his grave. Centuries have elapsed and each generation of the O’Connor family has spent time
looking for the lost gold. Lord Michael has finally found the golden treasure, and he’s so happy that he’s throwing a feast. Everyone is gathered, but one of the guests is a murderer.

The Toy Land Company has specialized in fidget spinners and cheaply made stocking stuers for a long time, but there are some big changes about to take place in the quality of the toys...
and management. These changes are including the murder of the Founder, Tim the Toyman!

It’s our high school reunion! Everyone from our graduating class has been invited to Maggiano’s for the evening to relive our past, and catch up after all this time. You’ll want to attend. Not only is Maggianos a fabulous place to spend an evening, but we will also need help solving a murder! One of our classmates has very dramatically been poisoned! It looks like the killer may have been out to get everyone, but one classmate drank first! Listen very carefully to the suspects to determine who could be the killer.

Mr. Turkeyheimer, the ruthless CEO of the The TurkeyHeimer marketing firm, has been murdered. He was hated in life by all who new him... His customers, and millions of turkeys. Everyone had a motive, but only one committed the crime. He had no heirs, so solve the mystery and inherit a dynasty of turkey wealth. It should be noted that Mr. Turkeyheimer was 103 years old and already terminally ill. The murderer clearly wanted to stop Mr. Turkeyheimer from changing his will.

Murder Mystery Themes

We can adjust our mysteries to fit your event!

NameThemeBest Venue
Love HurtsValentine's DayMaggiano's Little Italy
A Mime is a Terrible Thing to WasteCircusMaggiano's Little Italy
The Two DonsGangsterNewport Syndicate 859-491-8000
Moonshine Murder MysteryGangster
A Knight to RememberRenaissance
Murder Under the Big TopCircus
A Present PredicamentChristmas
ClueLike The Game!
Gold Mine MurderWestern
The Haunted HiltonHalloweenHilton Hotel

 

Maggiano's Murder Mystery Schedule 2018-2020

 

Join us for great food, fun times, and crime solving with The Cincinnati Circus Company, and Maggiano's Little Italy on Montgomery Rd. in Kenwood!

We have our full schedule available below for each future mystery and their themes.

Louie's Bad DayMoonshineJanuary 2020
Love HurtsValentine's DayFebruary 2020
Mardi Gras MasqueradeMardi GrasMarch 2020
Under The MistletoeHolidayDecember 2019
Who's The Turkey?ThanksgivingNovember 2019

FAQs

  • How many people can you accommodate at your Murder Mysteries?
    Parties Sized 15 - 200! … Best party sizes from 30-75.
  • Actors?
    You’re the star! We supply a couple of professional actors and actresses who keep the party rolling, but we use volunteers to fill most of the spots!
  • Do we need to provide costumes or props?
    We supply all the costumes and props! We go all out with fun and silly props and costumes as well!
  • Do we need to decorate?
    We offer supplemental décor to help the ambiance
  • What happens before and after the event?
    We offer disc jockey services before and after your event as well as photography and many other entertainment options!
  • How long is a show?
    Suggested length is 1:15 minutes, but we’ll work with your event to make it perfect!
  • Is the show interactive?
    Yes! All of our shows are interactive and funny! Our mysteries can be arranged where actors float around your dinner party, or where your guests roam and approach our actors.

Contact us @ (513) 921-5454 for more information about Cincinnati Murder Mysteries, Mystery Dinner, and Mystery Theater.