1876 Mystery Dinner Theater offers an evening of comedy entertainment centered around the characters and themes of Deadwood in its early rowdy days.

Our evening offers the most delicious buffet in the Black Hills catered by the renowned Cheyenne Crossing Restaurant, accompanied by live music by Mr. Marvin Barry, followed by the unveiling of the murder. Also, you may now stay where we play and enjoy the conveniences and luxuries of the Deadwood Holiday Inn Express on Historic Main Street.

Upcoming 2020 Productions

The Murder of Miss Kitty


Miss Kitty LeRoy, with all her beauty and grace, danced into Deadwood wearing iron and lace. Her fiery passion that brought many a thrill, turned the other way and gave motive to kill.

Canceled due to COVID-19.

The Death of Dan Dority

September and October

Dan Dority raced here for gold at age nineteen, managed the Gem instead to meet his needs. Entrepreneur, firefighter, husband and dad, made it ten years here before his luck went bad. Take a guess at whodunit if you can, identify the killer of the Dority named Dan.

Canceled due to COVID-19.

Deadwood Drama Queens

YouTube Series

Watch the Deadwood 1876 Theater YouTube series “Deadwood Drama Queens.”

First 8-episode story
The Birth of a Cathouse
Dora DuFran fights the proper citizens of Deadwood to keep her “house” operating.

Want to join the fun? Don’t miss your chance – you can purchase tickets for all of our shows right here on our site.

Bringing a group to Deadwood? We can host a private show for group sizes from 50 to 100. Pricing is based on number of guests.

Holding a private function or hosting a group elsewhere? Our troupe travels. Contact us for pricing and information.