Closed 1h 25m
shadowplay
Soho/Tribeca
76

shadowplay NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(31 Reviews)
Positive
84%
Mixed
13%
Negative
3%
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Enchanting, Ambitious, Great acting

About the Show

Set inside the mind of Peter Pan creator, J. M. Barrie, this immersive multi-room experience invites audiences to embrace the childhood wonder they may have lost.

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Member Reviews (31)

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75
Immersive, Creative, Confusing, Fun, Solid performances

See it if you like immersive plays & a creative way to tell a full story. (sometimes immersive can mean vague plot, not here)

Don't see it if you don't like moving around and standing. You prefer a linear plot. Read more

72
Clever, Entertaining, Uneven, Interactive

See it if You enjoy immersive or interactive theater.

Don't see it if You don't have an interest in Peter Pan or the creation of it or don't like immersive shows.

Critic Reviews (1)

N
December 5th, 2018

“Though Peter plays an important role...‘Shadowplay’ is about his creator...It digs into the real-life tragedies that shaped the Neverland story...Despite the underdeveloped beginning, ‘Shadowplay’ quickly reoriented itself into a richer and more fulfilling experience. The story...was well-developed, and communicated in a way that was effective but not melodramatic...The true magic...did not come from its timing, story, or script. It came from its actors. The entire cast was exemplary.”
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