2020 – Murder’s in the Heir (Murder Mystery Production)

Updated Murder's in the Heir Flyer - March 15

“Murder’s in the Heir” – A Murder Mystery Comedy!

April 25, 26 & 27
7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
Located at Kirk in the Hills (1340 West Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills)
Tickets are only $10.00!
Turn the game Clue into a play and you have the masterfully entertaining Murder’s in the Heir!’ Almost every character in this hilarious mystery has the weapon, opportunity and motive to commit the unseen murder.

This event sells out quickly! Don’t wait, hurry and get your tickets now! This event is a fundraiser for Acting Out Kids Community Theatre.

*This is a family friendly event, but is not be suitable for children ages 5 and younger.*

Tickets can be purchased online at EventBrite.com (click on the link below) or by contacting actingoutkids@yahoo.com.


“Murder’s in the Heir” by Billy St. John – Produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Denver, Colorado.

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Thank you to our current sponsors:

Gramer Funeral Home


2020 Clawson Runs – Freedom 5k and Firecracker Mile


AUDITIONS  (ages 10-18)

*Space is limited*

Saturday, January 11 – 2:30pm

4328 Livernois Rd., Troy (First Presbyterian Church of Troy)

For the audition, kids must prepare a short (1-2 minute) monologue that demonstrates acting skills and range.  In addition, kids will read some scenes from the play.

To sign up for the auditions, please click on the link below:



Friday, January 10 – 7:00-9:00pm

Hunter Community Center – 509 Fisher Ct., Clawson

The workshop will include a variety of games and activities to help kids work on characterization and monologues.  This workshop is not required, but it is definitely recommended so that kids will know what to expect and to feel comfortable at the auditions on January 11.  Kids that will not be auditioning for the “Murder’s in the Heir” production are also welcome to participate in this workshop. The cost of the workshop is $10.00 per child and advance registration is required.  To register for the workshop, please contact actingoutkids@yahoo.com.


Starting January 18

Fridays – 7:00-9:00pm – Hunter Community Center – 509 Fisher Ct., Clawson

Saturdays – 2:30-5:30pm – First Presbyterian Church of Troy – 4328 Livernois Rd., Troy


Friday, January 17 – 7:00-9:00pm

Hunter Community Center – 509 Fisher Ct., Clawson

*There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Friday, January 17 at 7:00pm and a welcome party for cast and families immediately following the parent meeting*


March 20, 21 and March 23, 24 and 25 (more dates may be added if needed)


March 27, 28 and 29 – 7:00pm

Performances will be held at Kirk in the Hills – 1340 W. Long Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills



In addition to the production fee, there is also an additional annual registration fee of $25.00

(The $25.00 annual registration fee only needs to be paid once per year and does not need to be paid again if it has already been paid during the current annual time period). 


We are also looking for volunteers to help out with the production. Teens and adults that are interested in volunteering for the following positions should contact us directly at actingoutkids@yahoo.com:

Assistant director
Stage manager
Assistant producer
Set construction
Props and/or Costumes
*Marketing and Publicity* (we need the most help with this!)

For more information, please contact actingoutkids@yahoo.com. 

Space is very limited and advance registration is required for the audition workshop on January 10 and for the auditions on January 11.  For more information or to sign up for the auditions on January 11, please click on the link below.  To sign up for the audition workshop on January 10, please contact actingoutkids@yahoo.com.


*Acting Out Kids Community Theatre is not affiliated with First Presbyterian Church of Troy, Kirk in the Hills or any other church, but we are able to obtain space for our classes and events at various local churches and community centers*