The Bloody Deed of 1857
Closed 1h 30m
The Bloody Deed of 1857
68

The Bloody Deed of 1857 NYC Reviews and Tickets

68%
(11 Reviews)
Positive
82%
Mixed
0%
Negative
18%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Clever, Entertaining

About the Show

This new supernatural, immersive adventure explores an unsolved murder from 1850s New York and the restless ghosts it left behind.

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Member Reviews (11)

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70
Dated, Dizzying, Intense

See it if Amatuer immersive theater is attractive to you, you like close quarters and intensive subject matter, and historical works.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate community theater level acting ie over-acting, very close quarters, action sometimes occurring at a dizzying pace.

73
Quirky, Resonant, Edgy, Dated, Clever

See it if You love ghost stories and local history, and want to experience an immersive evening with a small audience.

Don't see it if You're creeped out by being within arms length of the actors.

Critic Reviews (1)

N
September 21st, 2018

"The trial is long and grueling; it is here where the ambition of 'The Bloody Deed of 1857' falters...And after one too many shocking revelations, I longed for a space to stop and reflect, or simply catch my breath and take a break...However, in this intimate, up-close setting, there is also a certain magic in seeing theatre tricks executed seamlessly...The toolkit of many an off-off-Broadway production is used to great effect here."
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