Venue Details

84 Star Starred
Players Theatre
Between West 3rd and Minetta Lane 115 MacDougal Street New York City, NY 10012
212-475-1449
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The weather was sunny and windy. I wore a light jacket with a printed top and grey slacks..
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Reviews & Ratings

125 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Cheryl
51 events
25 reviews
204 stars
attended Feb 26 2011

OMG!! All I can say is.... "THIS IS A MUST SEE EVENT" I dont think there will be another show like this EVER!!!. One can not talk about it. You have to be there to EXPERIENCE IT!

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10 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

I attended a Saturday 10pm show. We were in the 10th row. The theater was half full, so people were given the option to move closer. This show was so much fun! If you love to be scared, I highly recommend this. It's like nothing else I've ever...continued

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 13 2011

This show is absolutely FUN!! May be scary for some as lights do go completely out at times in the performance but I would risk the fear. If you enjoy Halloween, the macabre, freak shows, and things of that nature, then I would totally recommend...continued

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Website

http://www.playdeadnyc.com/

Quotes & Highlights

“The first 75 minutes are engrossing enough but they are really just a build-up to the sensational finale.” —The British Theatre Guide
“If you find that Halloween haunted houses just don’t do it for you anymore, this just might be the show for you: scarier and smarter.” —The New York Times
Check out Teller’s Daily Diary at the Play Dead website.

Description

Teller and Todd Robbins invite Death out to play in Play Dead, a new spirit-shaking Off-Broadway show inspired by “Midnight Spook Shows,” an American institution from the 1930s to the 1970s. As the guide for the evening, Robbins draws audiences into an unknown haunted world full of frightful surprises and diabolical laughter. Although very much a theatrical work, it is hardly a typical “play,” but rather a dramatic, unnerving thriller – here and now in an “abandoned” theater, illuminated by a single ghostlight – in which audiences test their nerves and face their fears as they are surrounded by ethereal sights, sounds and even touches of the returning dead – all achieved by wry, suspenseful storytelling and uncanny stage illusions.

About the Ticket Supplier: Play Dead Entertainment

Teller and Todd Robbins invite Death out to play in PLAY DEAD, a new spirit-shaking Off-Broadway show inspired by "Midnight Spook Shows," an American institution from the 1930s to the 1970s. As the guide for the evening, Robbins draws audiences into an unknown haunted world full of frightful surprises and diabolical laughter. Although very much a theatrical work, it is hardly a typical "play," but rather a dramatic, unnerving thriller - here and now in an "abandoned" theater, illuminated by a single ghostlight - in which audiences test their nerves and face their fears as they are surrounded by ethereal sights, sounds and even touches of the returning dead - all achieved by wry, suspenseful storytelling and uncanny stage illusions.