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Without a cue

2021-2022 Productions

Without A Cue is available and eager to work with restaurants to bring murder mystery theater to their banquet rooms. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce Without A Cue Productions, an entertainment company specializing in murder mystery dinner theater, interactive corporate teambuilding, and in-home events such as murder mysteries and Escape Rooms. We perform regularly in Peddler’s Village in New Hope, Pennsylvania, as well as several other locations. In 2018, we produced over 300 murder mystery events, and are happy to bring top-notch entertainment to you! The founders of Without A Cue have been performing murder mysteries in the Philadelphia area since 1996.

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themes for Up to 50 guests

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themes for up to 75 guests

$900 plus $15/guest for 60-75 guests

Theme Options:

Without A Cue

themes for up to 150 guests

$1,000 plus $15/guest for 66-150 guests

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seasonal offerings Late Winter/Spring

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seasonal offerings
Summer/Fall

$1,000 plus $15/guest for 66-75 guests

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seasonal offerings
Holiday

$1,000 plus $15/guest for 66-150 guests

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

$1,200 plus $18/guest for 66-150 guests

Thank you for being a friend! Especially a Golden Girl friend! Your favorite ladies from the ‘80’s are throwing a party, and you’re invited! The women uncover a deadly love triangle, and they are not at all pleased! As Sophia attempts to lighten the mood with a song, someone’s attempting to lighten the mood with a BANG! Who could the killer be? Cast your vote! Perhaps YOU can solve this Golden Girl Mystery!

professional

Our fully-rehearsed and scripted shows feature actors who are trained professionals in the art of interactive mystery theatre.

production assistant included

A Production Assistant travels with every show who monitors sound and who is your point of contact throughout the entire event.

Flexible staging

No stage is required: the event takes place right in the audience!

Dependable

Without A Cue employs over 30 actors and can handle five concurrent events – we will never cancel a show if an actor has an emergency -- all roles are double or triple cast in case of such an event.

all supplies provided

We provide sound equipment, programs, ballots, pencils,

and a prize for every show.

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current and previous clients

•Moshulu Ship

(Philadelphia, PA)

• Maggiano's Little Italy

(Various locations)

• Adelphia Restaurant

(Deptford, NJ)

• Fisher’s Tudor House

(Bensalem, PA)

• New York Fun Factory

(New York, NY)

• Harrah's Casino

(Atlantic City, NJ)

• Johnson & Johnson

(Mult. Locations)

• Penn Museum

(Philadelphia, PA)

• Marshall’s Department Stores

• Peddler’s Village

(Lahaska, PA)

• The Palm Restaurant

(Atlantic City, NJ)

• Battleship New Jersey

(Camden, NJ)

• Macy’s (New York, NY)

• West Laurel Hill Cemetery

(Bala Cynwyd, PA)

• Mars, Inc.

(Hackettstown, NJ)

What does the price include?

Travel: If your venue is fewer than 80 travel miles from zip code 19020, no travel fee will apply. Please see page 9 for travel fees.

 

A Production Manager: We provide a Production

Manager for every show who monitors sound and who will also be your point of contact during the event to help everything run smoothly!

A Complete Production: Our productions are well-rehearsed, scripted, audience–interactive, and performed by professional actors.

Equipment & Supplies: We provide the following: sound equipment (including microphone in case you need to make any announcements); show-specific programs and ballots; a pencil for each guest; a prize for the guest who solves the mystery; and various props and costumes necessary for the performance.

 

Graphics: You will receive digital copies of graphics and a blank flyer which you can use as you wish! If you would like a flyer designed, please inquire, as this is not included in the cost of the show but may be available for an additional fee.

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Q: What does WAC require for a performance?

A: A private space where actors can prepare before the show begins. A table and chair near an outlet for sound engineer. Meals/vendor platter for the actors & production assistant if your event will have a dinner break. A performance space that is closed off from the public such as a banquet space or private dining room that does not have viewing obstructions. An informed audience – guests LOVE to know that they are about to attend a murder mystery!

Q: How long does the event last?

A: 3-3 1⁄2 hours from the moment your guests walk in to the moment they leave. This time includes breaks for dinner, ballot-collecting, and an initial 30 minutes for guests to arrive and settle while characters interact with the audience. The show itself has a run-time of 11⁄2 - 2 hours.

Q: When should guests eat?

A: The meal (if you have one – dessert theater also works well!) can occur before the show starts, in which case we will take a 15 minute intermission between Act I and Act II, or the meal can occur between the two acts. The second version is our most popular timing.

Q: How many actors are involved?

A: Four or more depending on selected theme.

Q: How does ticketing work?

A: Ticket-selling is the responsibility of the client – you have the freedom to set your own ticket prices. On average, dinner theatre tickets range from $45-$60 per guest (dinner + show). We strongly recommend taking payment at the time of ticket reservations. Please make note of the audience maximum for the show you select. Your event does not need to be ticketed if not necessary.

Q: Are your shows interactive?

A: YES! Each guest has the opportunity to guess whodunit and win a prize at the end of the show. Several of our shows have opportunities for guests to play small roles during the show which last approximately five minutes and do not require preparation beforehand.

 
 
 
 
 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Lisa Lent-Miller, Old Bridge Animal Shelter

"Absolutely love this theatre company. I hosted two fundraisers so far using this group as entertainment and both were huge hits. Funny, creative and very entertaining shows. Two thumbs up!! " 

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Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union

"I just wanted to touch base with you in regards to Saturday night, everything was fantastic! The actors did an amazing job! They were funny and really entertained us, and the singing was a great touch too. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and really liked the fact that the actors involved them but didn’t make them have to act anything out. They liked that they could be apart of it by talking or just giving a high five or something along those lines. We just wanted to say thank you for everything! "

Char's Tracy Mansion

Murder at the Moulin was a huge success - Thank you for your lively cast of characters!

My customer base is quite savvy and your evening performance with interaction and comedy kept them quite entertained. Looking forward to the next . . . Murder! " 

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Please note productions available for 150+ guests are marked with:

*Available for 150+ guests if required!

For 151-200 Guests a $1,000.00 Fee will be charged to supply the following:

• Individual body microphones for all actors

• Additional actors to maintain our unique interactive style of entertainment

• Additional programs, ballots, and pencils

• Our larger sound system able to provide sound evenly to larger groups

Travel Fees ($400 + $80/Without A Cue member):

 

For venues 80-120 travel miles from zip code 19090, a $400 transportation fee will apply. For venues more than 120 travel miles from zip code 19090, a transportation fee of $400 will apply plus $80/Without A Cue Member. Our smallest productions have three Without A Cue employees.

For 251-300 guests a $2,000.00 fee will be charged to supply the following:

• Individual body microphones for all actors

• Additional actors to maintain our unique interactive style of entertainment

• Additional programs, ballots, and pencils

• Our larger sound system able to provide sound evenly to larger groups

• Raised platforms to be set up throughout the space

• An additional Production Assistant

Team-Building Services ($500.00):

 

We provide additional materials to promote teamwork and leadership skills. Additional information regarding team-building services is available upon request.

 
 

Thank you for contacting Without A Cue!

 

For date inquiries and show availability:

Traci Connaughton

Executive Director

admin@withoutacue.com

Ph: 267.994.1056

www.withoutacue.com

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