Fierce & Deadly 1988
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Fierce & Deadly 1988
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Fierce & Deadly 1988 NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(15 Reviews)
Positive
87%
Mixed
7%
Negative
6%
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Relevant, Quirky, Funny

About the Show

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

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Member Reviews (15)

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563 Reviews | 195 Followers
82
Delightful, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You want a fun, immersive production w/lively characters, great pacing & an overall entertaining atmosphere.

Don't see it if You don't like immersive shows. You don't like murder mysteries. You don't like drag queens or '80s culture. You have trouble walking.

216 Reviews | 222 Followers
76
Funny, Great acting, Ambitious, Immersive, Quirky

See it if Enjoy immersive theater and would like playing junior detective to assist in unraveling a murder mystery.

Don't see it if Do not like immersive theater, or want to sit back, relax and be entertained for the duration of the production, with no effort on your part

158 Reviews | 201 Followers
80
Who killed venus?

See it if You enjoy immersive exp & murder mysteries. You work with your group to solve the mystery so it is active & participation is required.

Don't see it if You want a passive theater experience or are uncomfortable with campy & silly group activities like learning to throw shade or give face

167 Reviews | 50 Followers
62
Cliched, Fluffy, Slow, Awkward, Inconsistent

See it if You just want a kitschy fun afternoon out. If you enjoy acting like a drag queen (they're fun to watch, but don't tell me to sashay)

Don't see it if You can't manage your time well. The 'investigation' phase doesn't give you enough time to talk to all of the 'suspects'

125 Reviews | 42 Followers
35
Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You are happy to be part of an audience of a bad cliched improv drag queen show.

Don't see it if The lack of material, playwright & acting really bothers you. I left after excruciating 30 minutes of believing that was going to change

123 Reviews | 53 Followers
74
Ambitious, Entertaining, Intense, Relevant, Clever

See it if You don't have a problem working in groups in an immersive experience of uncovering the events of a murder

Don't see it if You don't want to do any work. Just like relaxing and watching theater in front of you

121 Reviews | 43 Followers
80
Absorbing, Quirky, Refreshing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you will enter fully into an immersive murder mystery, and not be afraid to join in on some campy fun

Don't see it if Drag Queens, Murder Mystery's or immersive entertainment aren't your thing. You'll need to work and walk with strangers to solve the case! Read more

105 Reviews | 58 Followers
70
Murder mystery, Participatory, Good for groups, Cliched

See it if you want a mystery whodunit that lets you interview people/gather evidence, posit who's guilty, and find out if you're right all in 2 hrs.

Don't see it if you want a *hard* challenge figuring out who the murderer is. You don't like participatory shows, tho you can just quietly follow along too. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatermania
October 7th, 2013
For a previous production

"Not mere entertainment, but a living, breathing manifestation of the underworld on Manhattan's West Side in the late '80s. Rarely have I seen audiences so invested...It really knows how to bring you into a story and make it personal...Writer and director D'Amore has brought this gritty city to life, digging deep to expose the injustices of an era that feels alien to residents of 2013 New York...This tale of murder and injustice from 1988 is deadly relevant, on top of being excellent theater."
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