Members say: Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Masterful, Thought-provoking

About the show

Atlantic Theater Company presents British mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown's new show featuring mind reading and other psychological feats.

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This theatrical experience challenges audiences to take a closer look at the stories and beliefs that guide our lives. In the UK, Derren Brown’s critically acclaimed shows have played sold-out runs in the West End and won two Olivier Awards.



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During previews
Funny, Ambitious, Great acting, Must see, Great staging

See it if You want an experience that will thrill you and leave you in absolute wonder and amazement

Don't see it if Just go see it

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Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Fun

See it if You love Magic and Mind Reading! Darren was incredible and is a very talented Magician/Artist!

Don't see it if If you're expecting to see a play or a musical.

Also We love seeing magic shows and have probably see around 15 in the last... Read more Read less

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During previews
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if you want to see a true world-class master artist in a rare intimate venue. Truly unbelievable, thrilling theatrical experience.

Don't see it if you only want a narrative "play". This is something else entirely. No one is required to participate, but the participation is central to it

100
During previews
Funny, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Must see, Entertaining

See it if If you like magic and psychic performances. Derren is a true master. But everything is a "SECRET" so go and that's that!!!

Don't see it if SEE IT! SEE IT! Then it won't be a SECRET anymore. Hmmm. Yes it will....Ha!!!

100
During previews
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Mind blowing

See it if you want almost three hours of terrific entertainment that will make you wonder how in the heck does he do it.

Don't see it if you have no imagination, or if you only like straight plays or musicals. This is a bit different but absorbing.

Also Perfect for any age, but most of the audience was in their 20s or 30s.... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Masterful, Must see, Riveting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if like being being AMAZED in a way that you have NEVER been before.

Don't see it if you are not open to an entirely new kind of theater experience.

Also OMG! I went to see the show not know what to expect. When I arrived at... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Absorbing, Must see, Entertaining

See it if Best magic and mentalist show you'll ever see. Audience participation. Ending of act 2 after first curtain call is quite amazing!

Don't see it if Can't think of any reason. Many shows are selling out.

99
During previews
Brilliant, Absorbing, Clever, Mind blowing, Wonder-ful

See it if You want to spend a few hours with one of the world's greatest living performers (not to mention the world's finest living magician).

Don't see it if You are not interested in joy or fun.

96
During previews
Funny, charming genius of a man performs illusions

See it if you are interested in magic/mind reading/ cognitive illusions

Don't see it if you want to see a play

96
During previews
Masterful, Profound, Riveting, Mindblowing

See it if you love illusion; you love understanding how humans work, how we communicate, and how we think. Smart, funny, leaves you hungry for more.

Don't see it if you need a plot, you hate illusion, or audience participation. I would mention the significant length, but honestly it goes by in a flash.

Also I will be telling everyone I know to see it. Everyone in my group want... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Clever, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining, Magical

See it if You want to forget all your worries and be swept away by a master entertainment , more Vegas than broadway. Don't miss it !

Don't see it if Just go. You'll be glad you did .

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During previews
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if You want to have your perceptions about the world skewed, find psychological manipulation fascinating, and like to be surprised.

Don't see it if You hate magic, or have any important secrets you wouldn't want to be evidently revealed.

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During previews
Mindblowing mindreading!

See it if You like mindreaders/mentalists even a little, as he is incredibly good! And very funny! Plus, in this small theater every seat is excellent

Don't see it if You don't

95
During previews
Funny, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like mind-reading, psychic shows.

Don't see it if you don't like this kind of show

Also This is a fun, well done performance of one man's ability to read peop... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Masterful, Must see, Riveting, Jaw-dropping, Wow!

See it if you want a spellbinding and theatrical experience. Can Derren Brown really read minds and predict the future? You need to see for yourself.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in many jaw-dropping psychological illusions. You will leave with more questions than answers.

Also There's lots of audience participation, so sit up in your seat and be ... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if Equal parts amazing tricks and hilarious and entertaining showmanship. Will stay with you for days, even if magic is not your thing.

Don't see it if Only reason not to see this show is if you have a deathly fear of audience participation. Otherwise just go and be amazed.

94
During previews
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if If you love brilliant mentalism that's very audience interactive.

Don't see it if If you don't like magic or just want to be a spectator.

91
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Dizzying, Epic

See it if Mentalist/Illusions are your thing. No one does it better.

Don't see it if You are a cynic. Theater is about suspension of disbelief. This is no different.

91
During previews
Riveting, Fun, Astonishing, Irresistible

See it if It's psychology, mentalism & a pinch of magic, but never cutesy. One revelation follows another for nearly 3 hours & your jaw drops time &..

Don't see it if ...again at his ability to read his audience. Loads of audience participation & even shy people want to be called on by this master artist.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Must see, Refreshing, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if You previously believe that all magic tricks or psychic reading are fake. This one is gonna blow your mind!

Don't see it if You want a musical or a play. Or else you should go to see this.

90
During previews
Clever, Edgy, Masterful, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if you would like to see a world-renowned mentalist trick, shock and amaze you. Derren is clever and engaging. Optional audience participation.

Don't see it if you specifically want to see a play or musical. This is an entertainment show. If you want all the tricks to be explained to you at the end.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Intense, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if you have an interest in how the human mind works. You are fascinated by mentalists, psychic manipulation, hypnosis, the power of suggestion

Don't see it if you're expecting a play or something involving a plot. This is much more akin to a magic show involving lots of audience participation.

Also I had an absolute blast watching this show, and I recommended it to se... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Skilled mentalist wows the audience, filled with laughs and wows

See it if You enjoy mentalists, you are willing to be entertained and you enjoy small theater settings

Don't see it if you are not entertained by "magic" and you don't enjoy one man shows

90
During previews
Clever, Masterful, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You like mentalism and illusions. He is probably the best in the world at what he does. His style and approach are great. He's big in the UK

Don't see it if You want a play or musical. This isn't that. It falls in the magic show category (but it's more than that.)

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During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Masterful, Entertaining, Magical genius

See it if Like any great illusionist, such as Hudini, Brown works with 2 psychological phenomena simultaneously 1) he insists to the audience made

Don't see it if You are not interested in magic shows

Also mostly of fans that his acts are not to be believed, and 2) he works w... Read more Read less


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