About Us

“Laughter and suspects abound as guests try to solve the crime”

Each of our acclaimed actors have years of experience in interactive murder mystery productions and hold extensive professional theatre credits.  Our actors bring to life a rogue’s gallery of characters from detectives, glamorous movie stars, rock singers, spurned lovers, investigative reporters and more!

Our theatre company, based in Northern Virginia, performs in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the Washington D.C. We travel to any location: hotels, restaurants, trains and even sailing ships for your event.  From your home to corporate locations, Fortune 500 company functions to small personal celebrations, we will be there to ensure your event is unique and memorable.

Meet Your Hosts

Tricia Jarrell


Tricia has been performing in theatre productions for over 35 years. She is a singer, an accomplished actress and now a playwright, writing numerous scripts for Murder Mysteries Will Travel. She wrote and produced her own one woman cabaret show in New York and is a recording artist having produced her own CD entitled “Psalm 98-Break Into Song – Sing Praise.” She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Theater from New York University.

Reed Jarrell


Reed purchased Murder Mysteries Will Travel for Sherwood Road Productions, LLC in 2012. Prior to that, he spent over 35 years in multiple industries performing various Sales and Marketing roles. He has had a life long interest in movies, entertainment and comic art. Reed holds a BBA, Cum Laude, in General Business from the University of Georgia, 1977.
Hans Bachmann
Creative Director

Hans has worked with Murder Mysteries Will Travel for over 20 years. He is an accomplished actor, writer, director and producer. He has performed at the Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, Ford Theatre, The Folger Theatre, Signature Theatre, National Theatre and numerous community and dinner theatres in the Washington Metro area. As Creative Director of Murder Mysteries Will Travel, his customized scripts for clients are enthusiastically received. Hans holds a J.D. degree from Ohio State University.

Our Cast

Tim Adams

Hans Bachmann

Terry Barr

Destiny Bennett

Alex Chance

Ann DeMichele

Rich Follett

Ben Garrand

Kevin Green

Joey Wallen

Missy Wilmouth

Lyle Smythers