Murder's in the Heir by Billy St. John

  • October 27 - 30, 2022
  • Price Center

    222 West San Antonio Street
    San Marcos, Texas 78666
Ticket Price $12.00 This event is now over

Murder's in the Heir by Billy St. John

Directed by Miranda Martinez



Turn the game Clue into a play and you have the masterfully entertaining Murder’s in the Heir! Almost every character in this hilarious mystery has the weapon, opportunity, and motive to commit the unseen murder. And it’s up to YOU to decide who actually did it! Each of the heirs to the tyrannical billionaire Simon Starkweather has the means and the motive to do away with him. Starkweather gathers his family and employees to announce the contents of his will. His lawyer, Lois van Zandt, reveals that he has bequeathed vast fortunes to his befuddled niece Fiona, her playboy son Jordan, his great-niece Paula (a Southern belle) and his grandson Simon III, as well as to his many servants. Then Lois delivers the bombshell! Within hours this will becomes invalid. Of course, the rejected heirs are not pleased, so it’s not surprising when they roam the old mansion carrying such items as an ax, a gun, and poison. Predictably, the lights go out, and Simon is discovered murdered.  Simon III is determined to find his grandfather’s killer, with the help of detective Mike Davis. The play’s unique ending, utilizing secret ballots gathered at intermission from the audience, determines the killer in this Billy St. John maze of murder.



"It’s really fun and means that every night can have a different ending. It adds excitement for the audience, as well as the cast." —Leslie Scatchard, Clear Heart Gallery, Petaluma, CA

"...because of how much the audience enjoyed it.  They loved being part of the ending and with a different murderer each performance we had repeat audience members.  The cast also enjoyed the multiple murderers."

"With multiple possible endings, no performance will be like the other, with no shortage of laughs along the way." —The Oregonian, Portland, OR


Catch this ONE-WEEKEND ONLY event from October 27 - 30

Thursday - Sunday at 7:30 PM

Sunday at 2:00 PM.


Price Center and Garden

222 W San Antonio St, San Marcos, TX 78666

Date & Time

Oct 27 - 30, 2022

Venue Details

Price Center

222 West San Antonio Street
San Marcos, Texas 78666 Price Center
Broke Thespian's Theatre Co.

Our mission is to enrich the San “Marvelous” Marcos community with performance and visual arts. We strive to create art unburdened by discrimination based on identity. We will educate all with an interest in theatre to provide an opportunity for expression and spread the importance of the arts with the help of our community.

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