Mystery / Thriller (18)

Ends Dec 31 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 463 reviews
89 Overall Score

Tooting Arts Club's immersive staging of Sondheim and Wheeler’s iconic musical thriller transfers from London to NYC's Barrow Street Theatre. Now starring Tony nominee Carolee Carmello.

Open run Sleep No More 745 reviews
86 Overall Score

A unique award-winning theatrical event: a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by Britain's Punchdrunk.

Ends Aug 26 False Stars 17 reviews
86 Overall Score

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents a darkly humorous modern take on the Southern Gothic drama, in which strained relationships, covert queer love triangles, and notebooks of mysterious origin lurk around every corner.

Open run The Lombardi Case 1975 11 reviews
74 Overall Score

Live In Theater presents an interactive murder mystery experience set in the underworld of 1970s New York City.

Previews start Sep 29 Frankenstein the Musical 36 reviews
70 Overall Score

Be Bold! Productions revives its musical adaptation of Mary Shelley's horror classic. Obsession, desire, and ambition are explored through the eyes of a mad scientist and his ungodly creation.

Open run Perfect Crime 186 reviews
46 Overall Score

A long running psychological murder mystery (the longest-running play in New York) in a very small theatre in the heart of midtown.

Ends Sep 03 Come Light My Cigarette 46 reviews
29 Overall Score

This suspenseful new musical tells the story of a young actress who has complicated relationships with her father and ex-lover.

Ends Aug 27 In Her Own Words: The Diana Tapes 1 reviews
90 Overall Score

IRT presents a thriller about one of the greatest media scandals in British history: the publication of Andrew Morton’s book about Diana, Princess of Wales.

Ends Oct 29 Red (First Person Xperience) 8 reviews
86 Overall Score

In this psychological thriller, the audience is immersed in an apocalyptic world. A live-action, interactive experience where you control how the story ends!

Open run The Ryan Case 1873 11 reviews
85 Overall Score

Live In Theater presents an interactive murder mystery experience that plunges you into the dark underbelly of the Five Points neighborhood of 19th-century New York.

Open run Fierce & Deadly 1988 7 reviews
78 Overall Score

Live In Theater presents an interactive murder mystery experience set at a vogue drag ball in '80s New York City.

Ends Oct 08 Summerfest 2017 (New York Thea... 0 reviews
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This three-month festival of new plays and musicals is also a competition, with cash prizes awarded in several categories. All shows have three performances and run between 5 and 90 minutes.

Previews start Oct 11 Dracula! The Tale of Flesh and... 0 reviews
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Moose Hall Theatre Company presents this revival of one of their most popular productions: an original adaptation of Bram Stoker’s horror masterpiece.

Previews start Nov 07 The Parisian Woman 0 reviews
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Oscar nominee Uma Thurman ('Pulp Fiction,' 'Kill Bill') makes her Broadway debut in a new power play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon ('Farragut North,' 'Ides of March'). Directed by Tony winner Pam MacKinnon.

Previews start Sep 27 A Soldier's Play 0 reviews
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The 50th season of Negro Ensemble Company, a year-long retrospective of some of the troupe's signature works, culminates with Charles Fuller's 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set in a U.S. Army base during World War…

Previews start Sep 08 This Is Real 0 reviews
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Psycho Clan presents this interactive horror experience where you star a character in your own abduction, and you have to figure out how to survive and escape.

Opens Oct 27 The House on Poe Street 0 reviews
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Yonder Window Theater Company presents this new piece where gothic ghosts encounter modern monstrosities when twin sisters inherit the house where Poe is reputed to have composed 'The Raven.'

Previews start Oct 26 Harry Clarke 0 reviews
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Vineyard Theatre's world premiere solo show is a sexually charged comic thriller about a shy midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the cocky Londoner Harry Clarke.