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Murder at the Museum

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Murder at the Museum featuring the Marley Bridges Theatre Company (formerly of the Astors' Beechwood)  is a year round series of family friendly, interactive mystery experiences. Each script is unique and created specifically to be performed within the walls of the John N. A. Griswold House – famed architect Richard Morris Hunt’s first Newport commission. Centered around historical characters, these scripts spark the imagination, engage one’s inner child and invite audiences to explore the visual arts through a detectives eyes. Search the historic Griswold House galleries for clues and question suspects in this 90 minute, family-friendly, murder mystery. Questions? Click here for FAQs
 

Murder at the Museum - bonus performance

"Something Wicked This Way Comes"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

When the Newport society folk of 1893 attempt to put on an amateur production of Shakespeare’s MacBeth bitter rivalries, old flames, family conflicts and problems with the servants quickly work to thwart their efforts. When a cast member turns up dead, the curse of “The Scottish Play” seems to be coming true. No stone is left unturned and no question is considered off the table… “Security is mortals’ chiefest enemy!”

This is a special bonus performance for school vacation week.

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Murder at the Museum

"Something Wicked This Way Comes"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

When the Newport society folk of 1893 attempt to put on an amateur production of Shakespeare’s MacBeth bitter rivalries, old flames, family conflicts and problems with the servants quickly work to thwart their efforts. When a cast member turns up dead, the curse of “The Scottish Play” seems to be coming true. No stone is left unturned and no question is considered off the table… “Security is mortals’ chiefest enemy!”

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Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan and Texas Guinan as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

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"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime. 

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Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

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Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening. 

BUY TICKETS

Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

BUY TICKETS

Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

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Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

BUY TICKETS

Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

BUY TICKETS

Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

BUY TICKETS

Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

BUY TICKETS

Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

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Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime. 

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