Already closed | 1h 30m | Soho/Tribeca

The Gray Man

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Original, Absorbing, Ambitious, Scary, Clever

About the show

Pipeline Theatre Company presents the story of the Gray Man; a ghost story, a boogeyman invented by mothers to keep their children safe. More…

A grieving young man named Simon listens to these bedtime stories outside his apartment window and yearns to leave the city he’s so afraid of. But when he meets a little girl with an old soul who speaks of missing children, Simon can’t help but feel trapped in his tenement house, where a familiar shadow waits in the darkness.

1h 30m | Already closed | Walkerspace Theater (Soho/Tribeca)

Member Reviews (2)


Original, Absorbing, Ambitious, Scary, Clever
Avg Score

Absorbing, Clever, Quirky, Entertaining, Original

See it if you enjoy seeing a scary theatrical work with ingenious directing and terrific performances.

Don't see it if you scare easily.

Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing, Original, Scary

See it if you love a good ghost story or if you've never seen a successfully spooky piece of theatre. The show is more "scary story" than "horror."

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable sitting in darkness. There are some semi-long stretches when you will not be able to see.

September 30th, 2015
"'The Gray Man' is so ambitious that its faults are worth overlooking. Indeed, for every nit to pick here, there’s a moment to admire...Those lightless scenes and morbid stories are quite risky to attempt in front of an audience. True, if you read a lot of mysteries, you’ll probably find 'The Gra...
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September 28th, 2015
"'The Gray Man' might seem a bit commonplace given a more straightforward staging, but the director turns it into an immersive experience that has you nervously looking over your shoulder for stray bits of ectoplasm...Farmer, Neisler, and company, armed with plenty of theatrical imagination, prov...
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September 27th, 2015
"Director Andrew Neisler has fashioned an appropriately atmospheric production, in which the audience is frequently plunged into darkness, metaphorically as well as physically. As we try to separate reality from imaginary, the excellent cast members bravely maneuver their way across the large flo...
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September 29th, 2015
"Mr. Farmer has crafted a suspenseful and gripping tale based on the reality of child abduction with mythical overtones. The dialogue is very fine and is evocative of the era. The intriguing script has been tremendously elevated by the superb production it has been given that is comparable to v...
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