New Mexico’s premier murder-mystery dinner theatre where murder and laughs are always on the menu.

Join us for an evening of comedic, whodunit theatre accompanied by a multi-course dinner served by the suspects themselves.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the COVID-19 health pandemic and current state regulations, we have cancelled the remaining April and May shows of Arsenic and Old Spice. All current purchases are being refunded. Please like our Facebook page or sign up for our email newsletter to receive updates when we are able to reopen. Thank you for your support of the arts! We wish you health and safety,
The Foul Play Cafe team

Current Show

Arsenic and old spice

Foul Play Cafe, New Mexico’s premier murder mystery dinner theatre, presents its latest show you’ll die for – Arsenic and Old Spice by Terry Davis.

Hedda Hare, headmistress of the Adam McAdam Academy, has few friends on her staff. Join us for Prospective Parents Night, as she makes her swan song and help us figure out which of them might have done her in.

Was it assistant administrator Phil Space, parents society president Mimi Mee, admissions counselor Fuller Halls, cafeteria manager Truly Sweet, music teacher Mary Tune, phys ed instructor Lata Sweatt, or even the head of security Chase Crooks?

Arsenic and Old Spice runs Saturdays in February and April, with special shows for Valentine’s Day (February 14) and Mother’s Day Eve (May 9). Admission includes a four-course meal, a load of laughs, actor improvisation and audience participation.

This show is portable and available for private parties – to inquire, please contact the box office at 505-377-9593.

UP NEXT

  • Our 2020 season is on hold due to the current health crisis.

Our Menu

All meals include the following:

  • Tossed salad of mixed greens, tomato, carrot, cucumber and your choice of ranch or balsamic Italian dressing (children’s meals come with a fruit cup in place of salad)
  • 3 bean soup (gluten free, dairy free, vegan)
  • Dinner rolls with butter
  • Lemon layer cake with raspberry drizzle
  • Iced water and iced tea
  • Starbucks regular and decaf coffee, served with dinner and dessert

Entree Options:

  • Chicken (gluten free) –  Lemon pepper seasoned chicken breast topped with white wine cream sauce, served with roasted potatoes and green beans topped with caramelized onion.
  • Beef (dairy free) –  Sliced flank steak topped with red wine demi sauce and fried onions, served with roasted potatoes and green beans topped with caramelized onion.
  • Vegetarian (gluten free, dairy free, vegan) – Balsamic glazed, roasted vegetables tossed with quinoa, served inside roasted squash with sides of roasted potatoes and green beans topped with caramelized onion.

Youth Options (for kids 12 and under):

  • Cheeseburger– Cheeseburger with french fries.
  • Chicken Fingers– Crispy chicken fingers with french fries.

PLEASE LET US KNOW OF ANY FOOD ALLERGIES OR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS. WE ARE HAPPY MAKE ACCOMMODATIONS UP UNTIL 11AM THE DAY OF THE SHOW.

Tickets

ADMISSION

Price of admission includes the show and your dinner. Specialty drinks and gratuity are not included.

  • Adults – $52.99
  • Youth (12 years and under) – $29.99

DATES + TICKETS

Arsenic and Old Spice will run each Saturday in February, March and April, with special shows on Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day Eve, at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown (2600 Louisiana Blvd NE, Albuquerque). Doors open each evening at 7 p.m. and the show starts by 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are purchased through our ticketing partner, Accelevents. Tickets are sold online until 11 a.m. the day of the performance. Please contact the box office at 505-377-9593 to purchase tickets after 11 a.m. on the day of a show.

Have questions about moving your tickets to another date or our cancellation policy? Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.