Jest Murder Mystery Co. is the funniest murder mystery dinner theater company in the US specializing in interactive murder mystery party entertainment for all occasions.
Guaranteed to unite groups using mystery & laughter, Jest shows are part scripted, part improvised & all about making your guests stars. Each murder mystery party is unique leaving every audience with a shared experience to laugh about for years to come.
Jest Murder Mystery Co. has professional actors in St. Louis and across the nation & will travel anywhere to entertain your group. Our shows are the perfect entertainment option for corporate events, team building activities, group entertainment, company parties, birthday parties, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, holiday & Christmas parties & much more. Get Pricing
Christmas is all about spreading joy and celebrating the holiday season. Jest murder mystery parties capture the essence of the season in a unique and engaging way. Our professionally scripted mysteries ensure your guests are fully immersed in the spirit of the season
Tired of the same old holiday parties with repetitive activities? Looking for a new idea? Our murder mystery Christmas events are designed to keep everyone involved from start to finish. Your guests become the detectives, actively participating in solving the crime while interacting with our talented cast of characters. It’s a fantastic way to break the ice, encourage teamwork, and create lasting memories.
Planning a Christmas party can be overwhelming, but with Jest Murder Mystery Co. you pick the place and we provide the entertainment, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for you and your guests.
Our team of thoroughly auditioned, trained and experienced professional St. Louis area actors bring will your murder mystery to life. With their exceptional improvisation skills and attention to detail, they will create an unforgettable experience that will captivate your guests from the moment they arrive.
Looking to make a lasting impression? Our murder mystery parties are a surefire way to create a memorable event that your guests will talk about for years to come. With hilarious moments of improvisation that are unique to every audience, our interactive experiences guarantee an evening filled with laughter, intrigue, and holiday cheer.
Don’t settle for an ordinary Christmas party when you can host an extraordinary one with Jest Murder Mystery Co. of St. Louis. Get in touch with us today to discuss your Christmas party ideas and let us help you create an unforgettable event that will be the talk of the town! ‘Tis the season to be merry …and mysterious!
Expect smiles, shenanigans and maybe even a little dancing. Expect shy people to come out of their shells. Expect surprises, shouts and jokes, but most of all, expect a lot of laughter.
A Jest show is no ordinary murder mystery dinner theater. There are no spooky scenes, no stage separating the show from the audience and we can guarantee that a dozen overzealous actors won’t be competing for your attention. Because when you hire Jest, it’s not about the actors, the story or even the mystery, it’s about making sure your guests have a great time.
We’ve been around a long time and we’ve earned our reputation for high quality entertainment. We only book professional actors and we’re darn good at making sure everyone has a blast. Get Pricing
Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
That’s right, Jest has been making headlines in St. Louis! Check out this article in the St. Louis Business Journal all about how Jest has grown from a St. Louis secret to a national murder mystery planning machine. St. Louis Born Murder Mystery Company with Unique Approach Goes National
And read all about Jest’s owner in this awesome feature article also in the St. Louis Business Journal.St. Louis Character: Leslie Franklin, owner of Alton, Illinois-based Jest Murder Mystery Co., on her path from actor to owner
We are also excited to announce that Jest Murder Mystery Co is honored to have been selected by Manage HR Magazine as a Top Team Building Services Provider of 2023! Read about it here: Jest Murder Mystery Co.: Unleashing Fun and Experiential Team Building Entertainment.
Jest Murder Mystery Co. performs murder mystery dinners all over the United States. We regularly perform at many venues throughout the St. Louis Metro area and beyond. Check out our list of recommended murder mystery venues. Want to have your party somewhere else? No problem, we have worked with thousands of venues all across the country and will travel to the location of your choice to perform for your group!
At Jest we take pride in our team of professional Christmas party entertainers. With their exceptional acting skills, engaging performances, and dedication to creating unforgettable experiences, our entertainers are here to bring your event to life. Our professional actors will ensure that your Christmas party is filled with laughter, excitement, and holiday cheer. Get ready to be captivated by their talent, watch them help your guests shine and immerse your group in a truly memorable celebration. Read a few of our local St. Louis area entertainer profiles below or explore our website to find more. Get Pricing
Tina has recently relocated to St. Louis from Branson, Missouri where she performed for 14 years. Career highlights include: vocalist with the USO of Metropolitan New York, premiere cast of “Hey Mr. Producer!” in New York City with Sir Cameron Mackintosh and Lead Vocalist for Greg Thompson Productions at Harrah’s Casino in Reno, NV.
She is the Executive Director of Forte Theatre Productions. tinacoolanderson.com
Andy Vieluf is from Las Vegas, NV. Billing himself as a “Professional Weirdo” across the west coast, Andy’s “jack of all trades” entertainment style includes things like music, magic, clowning, fire arts, and so much more.
Andy spent 2 years as a Blue Man in Blue Man Group Las Vegas. He has been in films Transformers, Ted 2, Yes Man, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop, and television shows Shipping Wars (A&E), Entourage (HBO), and Bar Rescue (SpikeTV).
Essence is an artist originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She is grateful for the opportunity be apart of this production. She thanks her support system for believing in her and continuing to support her along this journey. “A laugh a day keeps the doctor away!”
Chris Powers is originally from Hot Springs, the cheese-sauce-filled heart of Arkansas. He graduated from Western Kentucky University where he inadvertently majored and minored in theatre.
Obviously, teaching was the next course of action. He taught the theatrical arts, founded a black-box theatre and improv troupes ins his hometown.
Chris moved to St. Louis in 2014 and has been “working” for Jest Murder Mysteries ever since.
Remember, spaces fill up quickly long before the Christmas season, so secure your booking early to avoid losing your preferred date. Get in touch with us now and start planning the ultimate St. Louis Christmas party!
Not looking to get caught up in all the stress that goes along with planning a Christmas party in December? Book your Christmas Party in November or January and escape from the stress of the season (we also tend to have more availability in these months). Get Pricing
When it comes to fostering unity and building stronger bonds among team members, laughter and food play powerful roles. Incorporating these elements into your office Christmas party can create a positive and inclusive atmosphere that enhances collaboration and camaraderie.
By combining a really fun activity with a tasty meal service, your corporate Christmas party can harness the power of these elements to create a positive and cohesive team building environment. Consider combining a Jest Murder Mystery party with a festive menu that includes a variety of delicious dishes to be shared and enjoyed together, to foster connections and create lasting memories.
Remember, when people laugh and share a meal together, barriers are broken down, relationships are strengthened, and teams become more united. Embrace the power of laughter and food at your office Christmas party to create a memorable and impactful event that brings your team closer together. Get Pricing
At Jest Murder Mystery Co., we offer a range of exciting Christmas party themes that are guaranteed to add a touch of intrigue and entertainment to your holiday celebration. Whether you’re hosting a small office Christmas Party, a large corporate Christmas event, or a holiday fundraiser, our immersive themes will captivate your guests and create a memorable experience. One teensy-weensy caveat: Not all shows are available in all areas. Show themes will be confirmed once your actors are booked. Get Pricing
Explore some of our popular Christmas party themes below:
This Charles Dickens inspired holiday murder mystery theme takes place in merry olde England.
A modern murder mystery theme set at the family holiday dinner of Harm Enterprises, LLC.
A Christmas toy themed murder mystery featuring a cast of misfit toys, reindeer and other classic Christmas characters.
We bring Santa and daytime television together in this Christmas themed murder mystery party.