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“The Murder at the Speakeasy: Christmas Special”

Due to popular demand, The Murder at the Speakeasy Immersive Musical Dinner Show at Paramount Hotel Dubai has been extended and will now run until the 5th of January 2022 with a special “It was a Murder before Christmas” following straight after. The Murder Mystery telling the story of murdered Broadway Producer Clarence Wolfshime has now ended. This high-energy musical has taken Dubai by storm, with the final performances selling out three weeks in advance.

This unique experience has landed Flashback Speakeasy with the award of “Best Off-Beat Night Spot” at the Time Out Night Life Awards 2021, celebrating the unique and immersive experiences the Speakeasy has to provide. The Christmas special “It Was a Murder before Christmas” will open its doors straight with no breaks in-between.

Paramount Hotel’s powerhouse cast from this sensational immersive musical has all signed on to continue with the new show, with a new storyline and new characters. “We’ve been humbled by the positive response to our Murder Mystery shows, we are now opening our fourth story in a row. ‘It was a murder before Christmas’ will only run for five shows” – says Nicolas Naim, Creative producer of the Paramount Hotel Dubai and creator of the show. “The positive outcome we have received on the three previous stories shows how desired our audience is for unique entertaining concepts – and why live theatre is so important and has a market in the region.”

“It Was A Murder Before Christmas” will be showing from December 8th through till January 5th. The new show will tell the story of murdered Socialite Nicholas Clues, A New York City business owner that was massacred at his Christmas Eve dinner party. With a whole new Christmas-inspired live performance setlist, bringing you all the delights that will land you on both Santa’s good and naughty list.

When purchasing a package you will receive an exclusive invite to the Christmas Eve dinner party in 1921 at Nicholas private Speakeasy at his manner on Fifth Avenue, New York city. Join the suspect Countess Prudence Cluse as she tries to piece together what has happened to her husband and solve the crime. Together with her French maid Vivian, Prudence’s younger sister Quinn and Nicholas’s business partner Elijah and Secretary Mariah. As they sing through the night and the story unfolds, get in quick to book the seats as the tickets are already selling like Christmas Hotcakes with the first show already being sold out.

Join in for a night of music, festive delights, and crime-solving. Put on your investigation hat, as you step into a movie, an alternative reality of drama, comedy, and music behind the hidden speakeasy door in Paramount’s lobby, Flashback, to help settle a century-old homicide on Christmas Eve. Dress in your 1920’s attire and twirl the most-loved Hercule Poirot mustaches while gathering clues and hints from the characters and the drawing-room where Nicholas was murdered. Throughout the evening you get clues from the cast and music, we invite you to think. Grab your fellow mystery buffs, and Christmas music lovers, put on your feathers and find the clues.




Location: Flashback Speakeasy Bar & Lounge, Paramount Hotel Dubai, Business Bay, Dubai.

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