The Benjamin Harrison Home in Indianapolis downtown programs a number of events throughout the year. Special teas and dinners, exhibits and other activities are always on the docket for Harrison House staff. Friday, April 16 Murder and Mystery in the Mansion at the Benjamin Harrison Home opens, produced by Victorian Theatre by Candlelight for three weekends. This Indianapolis theatre event offers an authentically felt performance, which utilizes the beautiful setting of the President Benjamin Harrison Home.
Tickets are $18.00 for Indianapolis people, $15.00 for members of the Indiana Historical Society, seniors and Indianapolis kids with a valid student ID. Performances begin at 8:00 pm Fridays and Saturdays through May 1. There will be one Sunday matinee on May 2 at 2:00 pm
Victorian Theatre by Candlelight presents three mysterious stories throughout the President Benjamin Harrison Home in Murder and Mystery in the Mansion. As guests pass from room to room, they will enjoy a salon style theatre experience as they watch three one acts unfold. These chilling tales of mystery, murder and macabre will send tingles straight through your bones.
The back parlor sets the scene for the first play, which shares the story of a mysterious house possessed by an evil spirit, Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher.” The second one act play examines a case of a missing body in the dining room as Lord Dunsany’s macabre story “The Two Bottles of Relish” unfolds. The final play, told in the mansion’s master bedroom, follows the story of a woman afraid for her life, in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Speckled Band.”
Enjoy an eerie evening of Indianapolis performing arts at the President Benjamin Harrison Home in Indianapolis downtown. This historic Indianapolis museum offers a glimpse into the life of Indiana’s most prized sons. Enjoy an Indianapolis attraction as you support Indianapolis arts.
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Murder and Mystery in the Mansion
Victorian Theatre by Candlelight
April 16 through May 2
President Benjamin Harrison Home
1230 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202