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16 Star Starred
Elektra Theatre
Between 42nd and 43rd 673 Eighth Ave. New York, NY 10036
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 80 members
Review from rota57
45 events 25 reviews

Very campy ... very crude, but very funny and extremely enjoyable farce.
Definitely helps if you've seen the movie or read the book. For mature audiences due to language. Takes place in a goth, chiller-theater type venue that also boasts a...continued

reviewed Aug 16 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
9 events 2 reviews

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

reviewed Sep 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 1 review

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

reviewed Aug 19 2012 report as inappropriate
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Check out Goldstar member reviews https://www.goldstar.com/events/new-york-ny/silence-the-musical-1?reviews=all#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.

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