Murder on the Manassas Express

It's 1930 and passengers board the Manassas Express for a leisurely trip to points south. But, along the way murder and mayhem ensue when one of the passengers meets an untimely end.  Join us on the Manassas Express for an evening of good food and fun while you try to solve the mysterious murder along the way.  Interested in being a part of the show? Come dressed as one of the following characters for a chance to act in the show:

Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Jessica Fletcher, Sam Spade, Ellery Queen, Sherlock Holmes, Philip Marlow, Hildegarde Withers, and Father Dowling.

Ticket price includes a four course meal. Cash bar available and opens at 6pm.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  No reserved seating except when you purchase a reserved table.

*Reserved Tables are limited and will not be available after January 27, 2020.


Appetizer  - Cheese and Charcuterie with assorted crackers, grapes and berries

Salad - Deconstructed Crab Tower: Fresh crab meat piled layered with pineapple and mango salsa, sliced cucumber and avocado pulp then finished with a cucumber wasabi aioli

Entree - Manassas Surf & Turf: Tender marinated tenderloin beef tips seasoned and pan seared, served with pan jus and a warm salmon confit served atop a southern style grit cake with seasonal vegetables

Dessert - Chocolate Parfait: Supple whipped chocolate mousse layered with vanilla cream and crushed nuts, then topped with fresh mint and berry coulis

Vegetarian Option available upon request.  (Contact the Center after you purchase your ticket to request this option.)

Purchased tickets will be available at Will Call the day of the performance.

For ticket information call 703-330-2787 or email:


Center for the Arts

9419 Battle Street
Manassas, VA

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