Putting the "Play" back in Murder Mystery since 2000.

Play Dead is your best resource for Comedy based play scripts for your all your theatrical needs. Whether High School, College, Community theatre, dinner theatre or fund raiser.

  • Most scripts contain a section of "improvisation" and "audience interaction"

  • These are not party games but actual plays.
  • Many scripts you can tailor with your own "local" references to your community.
  • Most of the scripts have a cast of 8 or more and are adaptable for any venue.

  • Running time on plays is around 75 minutes or more.
  • All scripts are available for download as pdf upon payment. No waiting for books* to arrive and no extra charges for multiple scripts. However, if you prefer, most scripts are available in book form. Contact us for details.
  • Preview/perusal version of all scripts are available. Also, most plays can be purchased in complete book  form (and Kindle versions) through Amazon. Click Here to see list.

  • Click Here To see a List of the Play Scripts!


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    "Hi - we have been doing your comedy Murder mystery dinner theater plays for 6 years at our school with HUGE success- Our productions sell out within 48 hours that tickets go on sale. Our public LOVES your plays!"
    -William Pearce
    Purchase Line High School
    Commodore PA


    "This was our first attempt at any kind of show at the park district. We had 70 people show for dinner and the show, which is more than we had hoped. My boss was so pleased that he wants to do another one in the winter. Thank you for all of your help."
    --Dee Hamilton Worth, IL