The Ryan Case 1873
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The Ryan Case 1873
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The Ryan Case 1873 NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(11 Reviews)
Positive
91%
Mixed
0%
Negative
9%
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

About the Show

Live In Theater presents an interactive murder mystery experience that plunges you into the dark underbelly of the Five Points neighborhood of 19th-century New York.

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Member Reviews (11)

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85
Absorbing, Entertaining, Engaging, Interactive, Clever

See it if you would have fun solving a murder mystery on the streets of NYC, you enjoy immersive shows with a historical basis.

Don't see it if you're scared to interact with the actors and other audience members. You will be interrogating the characters and collaborating with team. Read more

90
Great acting, Entertaining, Refreshing, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if you are into murder mysteries. This is not your typical show, this is an outdoor adventure, where you need to interact with the characters.

Don't see it if you don't want to walk outside for 90 mins and interact with the characters. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

Theatermania
May 15th, 2012
For a previous production

“A nicely realized interactive murder mystery…You have to admire the level of commitment of the performers in this open-air drama, who wander about in period costume, and improvise in character…All of the actors acquit themselves quite well, with D'Amore worth singling out for the intensity and subtle humor he brings to his role. The performance ends up back at Fontana's...It's only then that you really see how well-crafted the experience is.”
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History News Network
May 22nd, 2011
For a previous production

"A brand-new, different and dazzling interactive play...The strength of the 'script' is that all of the witnesses and suspects meld part of the story together to create a complicated scenario of what is basically a very simple case...The producers have done a masterful job of combining walking tours, street theater and murder mysteries...It is fun for all and, actually, a very nicely designed case...Wonderful fun, good theater and a very different experience."
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New York Theatre Review
May 9th, 2012
For a previous production

“If it sounds like fun to you at all, it most certainly will be…All the actors resort to chewing the scenery a bit to compete with the distractions of being outside, but despite this and the heavy period and immigrant accents—all well done—their performances retain a remarkable level of truthfulness…One of the most impressive parts of the production is the degree to which it’s improvised…Aside from the slight noise issue, the show felt impeccably planned and executed.”
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