The McKittrick Hotel presents the UK mystery hit "The Woman in Black" for a strictly limited engagement, as never before seen in New York. More…
From the show:
Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious adaptation of Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes to startling life inside The McKittrick Hotel’s hidden Club Car. Directed by Robin Herford and featuring a full cast from London’s West End, this production marks the show’s first return to its original staging inside an intimate English pub.
See it if you are up for a scary performance brilliantly acted by 2 actors and.... Happy they brought it to NYC
Don't see it if you prefer comedy to drama or have your own idea of what is scary or not.
See it if you found the novella scary & wanted to see the long-running London production--without flying to the U.K.; you enjoy vengeful ghost stories
Don't see it if you'd hate sitting on wooden chairs for 2+ hrs; you love ghost stories to stay in a goosebumpy groove; you're not a fan of "cozy mysteries"
See it if U enjoy an old fashioned ghost story with exceptionally good actors in a smaller venue. It was a fun evening at the theater.
Don't see it if U prefer a fast paced show, musicals or larger productions.
See it if You like simple yet effective ghost story. Spooky as all heck. One actor plays many characters superbly.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you expect a simple story. Here you must use your imagination throughout. Don't see it if you scare easily.
See it if you want to see a spooky play with a unique storytelling device.
Don't see it if you're easily startled or if you're looking for a production that's a bit more fully realized.
See it if You want to see a well acted ghost story in an intimate setting.
Don't see it if You don't like ghost stories or are expecting something that will frighten you
See it if You want to see a haunting tale told in an atmospheric location, brilliant acting, and you like scary stories.
Don't see it if You don’t like jump scares, ghost stories, easily predictable plots, low budget sets for a high price ticket, uncomfortable chairs.
See it if The McKittrick setting is a lovely location for this show - a little spooky on its own. The small area makes you really part of the action.
Don't see it if It's an old-fashioned mystery, and it feels like it. If you want modern and trendy, this isn't for you.
See it if you're curious about horror in play format, are a fan of the movie, enjoy a small intimate atmosphere.
Don't see it if seating comfort is a priority, you're expecting good scare moments, or have trouble following slower plays.
See it if you're looking for a high-quality production that won't challenge you after several cocktails.
Don't see it if you're after substance or you're hoping to be scared for real. There's no subtlety here, but plenty of loud bangs for jump-scares.
See it if Light entertainment with a spooky atmosphere, good acting & acoustics, evocative language, and a couple of plot twists. Drinks encouraged.
Don't see it if Fun, but not scary or thrilling. Small, tightly packed, uncomfortable seats. Content feels more like a short story than a full length play
See it if You like old school horror shows which are mostly jump scares.
Don't see it if You prefer suspension and mysterious shows. You want to see a big production. Or you wish to be actually spooked.
See it if you want to see two stage actors (Acton and Porter) in top form, performing a Gothic ghost story play-within-a-play.
Don't see it if ... not as spine-tingling as I’d hoped, however what it may lack in suspense is more than made up for by the two performances.
Also (POSSIBLE SPOILER?) the title role leaves much to be desired.
See it if you’re interested in a spooky atmospheric yet simple show done well. i didn’t feel it was slow at all, the two actors are very engaging.
Don't see it if you need music and nonstop action. also, the seats are incredibly uncomfortable.