The Poseidon Theatre Company invites you to explore the world and words of Edgar Allan Poe in this multi-room immersive paranormal experience in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. More…
From the show:
This immersive experience is 21 + Valid ID is required to enter. There is a $25 Beverage/Food Minimum per guest.
The Year is 1969.
A new generation of the Poe Society hosts a cocktail party to commemorate the anniversary of the mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe.
You are invited to join the gathering.
The “meeting” begins. The room is smudged for protection.
An otherworldly Medium arrives to reach out to the spirit of Poe.
A Seance ensues.
The Seance goes awry!
The Society Members quickly usher you into separate rooms for your safety, as Poe’s spirit enters into the gathering…your adventure begins.
As the Poe Society seeks clues to Poe’s unresolved death, what they find out is their own terrifying truth.
What happens next?
Come find out for yourself.
Journey underground into a multi-room immersive paranormal experience in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.
Cocktails, Myth, Mystery, Murder…Ghosts
Experience the world and words of Edgar Allan Poe like you never have before.
"A Modern Day Edgar Allan Poe Story meets a 1960's Horror Movie"
See it if You like horror, and Edgar Allan Poe, in that order. You're willing to ferret out pieces of the story by yourself
Don't see it if The relationships between the characters didn't seem to really matter. We are basically asked to bear witness to mass possession.
See it if you love immersive theatre for its atmosphere, interactivity and settings.
Don't see it if you don't like ambiguity in immersive theatre and expect clear storytelling.
See it if You are ready to be a part of an immersive show, you love Poe’s work and want to hear it delivered very well, you like creepy fun
Don't see it if Not ready to run around and take part in the experience, don’t like talking to actors or interacting, this is not quite Sleep No More
See it if you don't need much of a story; are really into Poe and like watching scenes play out in interesting rooms; good (but loud) soundtrack.
Don't see it if you don't think you'll hit the $25 minimum. They will charge you $25 whether you order enough or not, and add gratuity on top.
See it if You like site specific or immersive theatre, want to support small theatre companies, and checkout the very cool retro vibe space
Don't see it if You prefer to watch a show sitting down; mind a lot of screaming and shouting; don’t like a show without clear storylines.
See it if If you love interactive theater in all its forms. The space is very cool.
Don't see it if You don't drink. (Don't get food here.) You want things to cohere or make sense. You mind waiting in line to pay afterward.
See it if you love immersive shows where you feel part of the mystery and you want to see talented young committed actors. Also if you love Poe.
Don't see it if you don't like intense scenes and walking around to follow characters.
See it if You love immersive theater. The show takes you all over a very interested and well decorated space. The actors are very committed.
Don't see it if You don’t like being looked at. The whole show includes the audience which makes for a very entertaining and different experience.
See it if If you like mystery, if you like Poe, if you liked sleep no more, but didn't like all the stairs.
Don't see it if You don't like immersive theater, you don't like being on your feet for some time, or you can't get behind theater without one single plot.
See it if You like poe. You enjoy interacting with actors. You are ready to be spooked. You want a completely immersive experience
Don't see it if You don’t like moving. Can’t follow a story line. Are looking for a conventional show.
See it if You want to be immersed in the 1960s and a specific historical murder mystery following Edgar Allen Poe.
Don't see it if You don’t want to be immersed in an intense experience or can’t take it seriously.
See it if The show was engaging and captivating. The cast performed among the audience making you feel like you were truly a part of The Society.
Don't see it if If you don't want to walk around and prefer to be sitting down while watching a show. This show isn't for you.
See it if If you like an immersive experience this is a show to see. The actors effortlessly guide you around the space exciting all of your senses.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable being approached and asked questions by actors. Are unable to move around the space as you have to stand and walk.