Venue Details

10 Star Starred
Elektra Theatre
Between 42nd and 43rd 673 Eighth Ave. New York, NY 10036
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doug michels
entry to theater is not on 8th avenue but on 43rd street.
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The weather was sunny. I wore casual.
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9 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 29 2012

Very funny with very talented performers. If you aren't familiar with the movie some of the gags will go over your head.
Sight lines are terrible. Stage is not elevated and so you are looking down a slope. If the person in front of you is your...continued

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0 stars
attended Aug 19 2012

Hilarious spoof of " the silence of the lambs" movie. There was never a dull moment and i couldn't stop laughing. I recommend this to all, if 18 or older. There is some risque material, but its so funny it works. The theater is small, so no matter...continued

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187 reviews
221 stars
attended Dec 19 2012

REALLY funny! I haven't seen the movie since it first came out and this hilarious send-off brought it all flooding back. Very clever staging, acting, writing, music...I wish I'd gone years ago so I could have seen it several times by now.

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Website

http://www.silencethemusicalnyc.com

Quotes & Highlights

Check out Goldstar member reviews of the show’s previous run at The 9th Space Theatre.

Description

Rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in order to catch the serial killer known as Buffalo Bill. Clarice faces her own demons while racing the clock to unlock Lecter’s clues before another innocent girl is killed and skinned by Buffalo Bill.

This laugh-out-loud naughty satire features a singing chorus of floppy eared lambs narrating the action as Buffalo Bill gleefully dances a hoedown while kidnapping hapless Catherine Martin. Even Dr. Lecter, scary as ever, sings about the life hed like to lead someday outside the prison walls.

Fueled by a rabid cult following since the songs debuted online in 2002, SILENCE! was expanded into a live stage show and shattered every box-office record at the 2005 FringeNYC Festival. Winner of the NYCFringe’s Best Musical Award, _SILENCE! The Musical _combines whip-smart dialogue and shocking songs to make a musical parody of _The Silence of the Lambs _that’s sure to be popular with seasoned fans of the movie and FBI rookies alike.