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Downloadable Murder Mystery Script - The Mafia Murders
Our Mafia/gangster murder mystery theme party for parties, fundraisers, corporate team building and other events

Mafia Gangster 1920's Murder Mystery Game

STORY: Circa 1920's. Someone in the family is out to destroy the Godfather. So much for loyalty to "da boss".

Great choice for your holiday party - make it A Very Mafia Christmas.

THE YEAR: 1929. (Optional but it is a perfect 1920's gangster theme!)

EVENT: A special party at the Godfather's speakeasy, The Library.

1920s Gangsters and their Molls - Murder Mystery Game


  1. Donato "Baby Face" Brundizzi: Da Godfather. Need we say more?
  2. Waldo "The Sneak" Brundizzi: Donato's much-maligned but cowardly brother who feels he shoulda been the Don.
  3. Crusher Joe Genelli: The Godfather's loyal bodyguard.
  4. Rita "The Rose" Scallopini: The Godfather's niece. A sweet?? Italian girl who lost her parents in a car explosion about 5 years ago.
  5. "Dapper" Dan Johnson: The Godfather's disgruntled accountant. Yeah, he may be scrawny but he could make a good Mafioso, he's sure of it!
  6. Jimmy "The Gyp" Johnson: Dapper's good-for-nothing brother. (Dapper and Jimmy can be played by the same person.)
  7. Fifi LaTrick: The Godfather's ditzy moll. She used to be Waldo's.
  8. Connie Nonni: The Brundizzi brothers' widowed aunt. She's still grieving the loss of her husband and will for the rest of her days.

Mafia Murders PhotoSECONDARY SUSPECTS: Remember, EVERYONE will be actively involved in this mystery because it will be their job to solve the case and because you'll be encouraging them to come in costume and in character.  Use any or all of these secondary suspects if you have "extra" cast members you want to use or if you have some guests who want to take on a character but not take on the full responsibility of a primary suspect.  Give them their secondary suspect instructions (included) and let them run with it. ***FOR LARGE GROUP MYSTERIES (75 OR MORE): I'd definitely suggest you cast your secondary suspects. During the mystery it will be the secondary suspects' "job" to act as general support for the primary suspects. They'll roam the room "gossiping" about the goings-in, quiet the audience down during a main action, answer questions, bring primary suspects to tables for questioning and make sure your guests have seen the physical clues that have been revealed.

  1. Rosa Scallopini: Rita's older sister.
  2. Fast Hands: The Godfather's advisor.
  3. The Maul Man: A wannabe bodyguard.
  4. Dollface: A wannabe Mafia lieutenant. Yeah, shes a dame. What's it to ya?
  5. The Hammer: The Godfather wants to do business with him but does he want to do business with the Godfather?

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We performed your Mafia Murders play at our annual Sales Rally for roughly 70 people. Everyone had a blast especially the cast. This has created quite a dilemma for me. It was so good, that it will be hard to top it next year. Thank you again, David L. Winkler, CES and Training Coordinator, CHS Inc., St. Paul, MN

The Mafia Murders mystery game was a huge success! The script was easy to follow and left a lot of room for our group to do a little improv! None of us had done anything like this before but they all did a great job thanks to your easy to follow script and thorough instructions! It was a blast and I am sure we will do it again with another one of your mysteries! Thanks for the follow-up. Karen Holton, Plattsburgh, NY

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