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Test Your Detective Skills With Interactive Multi-Platform Murder Mystery ‘The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets’!4 min read

23 April 2021 3 min read


Test Your Detective Skills With Interactive Multi-Platform Murder Mystery ‘The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets’!4 min read

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Theatre institution The Theatre Practice (Practice) will be presenting a murder mystery unlike any other with The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets.

Supported by Singapore Tourism Board and Hotel Soloha, the multi-platform week-long experience combines digital theatre and live online interrogations hosted on the “Digital Stage”, with on-site investigations at Hotel Soloha.

The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets brings participants into a mysterious house outside of time and space housed by seven women from seven different eras. One of them is found murdered, and it is up to participants to find out who is guilty.

Solve the mystery, back it up with a credible case and stand to win a grand prize of $1,000 cash and two nights stay at Hotel Soloha.

Tickets and multi-player packages (from S$38) are now available on BookMyShow from 19 April, 10am. First 300 ticket buyers can enjoy early bird savings (valid till 9 May or while tickets last). Grab your tickets now at

The murder mystery will unfold over the course of four chapters across platforms:

Chapter 1: Conflicts
Digital Theatre (Online), 45 mins
31 May to 5 June, 8pm (Mon – Sat) & 10pm (Fri – Sat)
Watch loyalties and conflicts play out before the murder.

Chapter 2: Lies
Digital Theatre (Online), 60 mins
31 May to 5 June, 8pm (Mon – Sat) & 10pm (Fri – Sat)
Question two out of five suspects to uncover motives and alibis.

Chapter 3: Crime Scene
On-site Investigation, 30 mins
1 to 6 June 2021, 11am – 10pm (Tue – Sat, Last slot at 9.30pm), 10am – 6pm (Sun, Last slot at 5.30pm)
Enter the house, search the rooms and gather clues. (Additional experience not included in ticket price; available for an additional fee of $5)

Chapter 4: Revelations
Digital Theatre (Online), 45 mins
6 June 2021 (Sun), 8pm
Watch as the killer is finally unmasked.

Multilingual performance (with closed captions in English and Chinese) for Chapter 1: Conflicts and Chapter 4: Revelations.

Update (14 May 2021): Due to heightened COVID-19 safety regulations, Chapter 3 will now be held online. The other chapters will go ahead as planned. Some ticket holders of Chapter 3 will be contacted shortly. For ticketing enquiries, email

The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets promises to empower participants by allowing them to direct their own investigations, with the option of teaming up with friends to cover more ground by buying device bundles.

Prior to the four chapters, ticket holders can maximise their chances of solving the mystery by logging on to the Digital Stage to access case files detailing each suspect’s past.

While Practice recommends participating fully for a complete and rewarding experience, participants can also choose to sit back, relax and watch the mystery unfold.

Helming The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets is Practice’s Artistic Director, award-winning theatre director, lighting and set designer and independent filmmaker Kuo Jian Hong. “This format really suits the interactive nature of murder mysteries, but it does require assembling a team from different backgrounds and practices,” Kuo notes. “Basically, we’re drawing from theatre, film, gaming, design, history and UX design to create this hybrid form.”

The Bride Always Knocks Twice Killer Secrets brings together an all-star team across Singapore’s creative industries. Kuo is joined by veteran theatre playwrights Jonathan Lim (Four Horse Road, Chestnuts) and Liu Xiaoyi (Citizen X, Southernmost Project), film stalwarts like filmmaker and producer Kat Goh (Dance Dance Dragon, Swimming Lesson), art director James Page (Tiong Bahru Social Club, A Land Imagined) and film score producer Joe Ng (HBO’s Invisible Stories, From Victoria Street To Ang Mo Kio). The production’s theme song, “Sister, The Moon”, also features lyrics and performance by Sing! China finalist and jazz vocalist Joanna Dong.

“Arts and tourism were some of the key industries impacted by the pandemic,” notes Daniel Goh, Practice’s Executive Director and Partnerships Lead. “This project is the perfect example of how creativity and cross-industry collaboration can lead to new possibilities. By combining forces, we become stronger together!” By working with new partners, Practice is optimistic that more Singaporeans will embrace theatre as a local attraction.

Singaporeans can choose to combine their tickets and their SingapoRediscover Vouchers for a staycation at Hotel Soloha. These packages, starting from $148 and available for stays between 31 May to 17 June 2021, are exclusive to KLOOK, Traveloka and

Complete the experience with Tea Time Tales, an additional programme and intimate storytelling-meets-high tea experience filled with delicious delicacies from Chinatown and tales inspired by the seven women. The activity, held from 7 to 17 June at Hotel Soloha, is priced at $40 for two pax and is open to all, including non-ticket holders.

Update (14 May 2021): Due to heightened COVID-19 safety regulations, all sessions of Tea Time Tales will be cancelled.

For complete details on The Bride Always Knocks Twice — Killer Secrets, visit Follow Practice on Facebook for all the latest updates on the multi-platform experience.

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