3 DINNER THEATERS WORTH SEEING IN SCHAUMBURG, IL
Dining out at a nice restaurant and attending the theater is a great way to spend an evening, and a dinner theater is even better because you don’t have to worry about driving to another location, finding parking, or finishing your meal in time for the show. Many dinner theaters also offer special packages for groups. Check out these dinner theaters worth seeing in Schaumburg, Illinois.
1. THE DINNER DETECTIVE MURDER MYSTERY DINNER SHOW
At America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show, you can solve a hilarious murder case while you enjoy a four-course dinner. The killer is an actor posing as another diner, and you could become the Prime Suspect. Costumed Detectives will uncover clues, interrogate audience members, and help everyone solve the mystery. The audience member who finds the killer gets to walk away with a stellar prize.
A full bar is available, and gratuities are included. Guests must be at least 15 years old, and you should make reservations as soon as possible since the shows often sell out. Public shows happen every Saturday from 6-9 p.m., and tickets are $59.95 per person. Groups larger than 10 people get a $5 discount per person.
2. MEDIEVAL TIMES
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament takes place in a European-style castle with a 1426-seat arena. While you watch knights in shining armor joust you can dine on a four-course medieval feast with garlic bread, hot vegetable soup, roasted chicken, spare ribs, a pastry, and your choice of two sodas or two beers. There’s also a bar, a dance floor, and a Hall of Arms with medieval artifacts.
There are locations all over the country, including Schaumburg. Admission for adults is $61.95, and it’s $36.95 for kids 12 and under. Kids under three can get in for free if they sit on an adult’s lap. Many different show times are available, and shows usually last for about two hours.
3. TOMMY GUN’S GARAGE
This interactive dinner show has a ’20s theme, with gangsters, flappers, and a speakeasy. Guests hear music from the time and see a 1928 Model A Ford along with other memorabilia. This musical comedy review was opened by a Chicago police officer and his son in 1987 and encourages audience participation. Shows take place in the evening Wednesday through Sunday, prices vary, and the speakeasy can seat up to 200 people. A full bar is available, and you can see a matinée on the first and third Wednesday of most months. For even more fun, choose a customized show and souvenirs for guests.