Then She Fell
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Then She Fell
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Then She Fell NYC Reviews and Tickets

90%
(219 Reviews)
Positive
95%
Mixed
4%
Negative
1%
Members say
Absorbing, Enchanting, Ambitious, Clever, Edgy

About the Show

An immersive theater experience that involves a hospital ward, the writings of Lewis Carroll, and just 15 audience members per show out in Brooklyn. Ages 21 and over only.

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Member Reviews (219)

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942 Reviews | 225 Followers
89
Absorbing, Masterful, Must see, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if Lewis Carroll masterpiece. Riveting great show. Not for the weak. Good acting. Good story.

Don't see it if you need to stand for two hours, if interacting is not your thing, or faint of heart.

507 Reviews | 1867 Followers
98
Absorbing, Magical, Creative, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy immersive theater. This was brilliant in the story construction and of course the staging. You enter a different world entirely.

Don't see it if You prefer proscenium style shows. You don’t like being a part of a show and walking around.

741 Reviews | 121 Followers
99
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you want to be amazed and delighted. Alice in Wonderland inside out and upside down staged in group and individual scenes so it is personal.

Don't see it if you lack imagination or the willingness to suspend disbelief.

MJK
677 Reviews | 186 Followers
91
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Original, Great staging

See it if you're willing to go down the rabbit hole with committed actors (as committed patients/characters) in a clever, intimate, interactive play.

Don't see it if you're unwilling/unable to shed your insecurities & inhibitions to enjoy the immersive experience. (There's really nothing to worry about.)

402 Reviews | 86 Followers
92
Absorbing, Enchanting, Intense

See it if you enjoy intimate and immersive theatre and heavy participation, are interested in new forms of theatre, enjoy shots of alcohol beverages

Don't see it if you don't like direct interaction with actors. If you're shy you might feel awkward and out of your comfort zone.

343 Reviews | 100 Followers
95
Absorbing, Innovative, Original, Must see, Enchanting

See it if you are open to experimental and immersive theatre design

Don't see it if you are expecting a linear plot or if you need to be in control of your own path.

260 Reviews | 597 Followers
90
Ambitious, Clever, Dizzying, Great staging

See it if You like to move from space to space and uncover the plot as you go. A mini mystery. Like Sleep No More but with dialogue. Enjoyed this more

Don't see it if If you want a traditional theatre experience, or want a linear experience. I think it's the best of this genre that I've seen. More guided.

216 Reviews | 907 Followers
86
Absorbing, Great staging, Ambitious, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy or are willing to try immersive theatre, want to be up close and can extend trust for the evening to a group of committed actors

Don't see it if You want to sit and have a story told to you; dislike audience participation; you are unwilling to let go and trust the experience

Critic Reviews (15)

The New York Times
November 30th, 2012

"For much of the hazy two hours I spent wandering through rooms there, I felt like a bewildered but enchanted child, made privy to the arcana of another, darker world...What you will experience is the feeling that children sometimes have of being swept up into busy, self-important social rituals that make no sense. And of spying on adult activities that don’t make much sense either and are equally creepy and thrilling."
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The New York Times
August 9th, 2013

"A lush, if fragmented story arrives by way of exacting, exuberant choreography. A labyrinthine journey through shadowy corridors and meticulously decorated rooms, it exposes the sinister undertones of these childhood tales, while grappling with the more adult complexities of Carroll’s attraction to his prepubescent muse, Alice Liddell."
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Time Out New York
October 8th, 2012

"The experiences that director-designer-mastermind Zach Morris and his company offer are stunningly personal, like when you peep in on the Red Queen having a private breakdown, she catches you watching through the two-way mirror. And then, just as you’ve become curiouser and curiouser, it all ends too soon."
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New Yorker
April 1st, 2013

"Third Rail Projects recently moved its wildly imaginative multimedia theatre-dance piece from a single-level hospital to a creaky three-story school building, now dressed to be a mental ward in Wonderland. Lucky theatregoers get to join the tea party, where chocolate is served and spoons fly."
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New York Post
October 9th, 2012

"You’ll discover what it feels like to disappear down a rabbit hole at the fiendishly clever immersive theater piece inspired by the life and writings of Lewis Carroll. The performers inhabit their roles with an almost uncomfortable intensity, giving you the sense that you’ve only just happened to wander into their spooky playground."
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Theatre is Easy
August 5th, 2014

"Not infrequently you will find yourself in a room alone, exploring nooks and crannies, gazing into mirrors and windows, and finding your own thoughts and feelings creep into the mix. The next moment, you’re dealing one on one with a character from this disorienting world on the cusp of reality and dreams. It’s startlingly personal without ever feeling invasive...This is Alice in the land of Freud."
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Front Mezz Junkies
January 16th, 2018

"A fascinating and unique experience...Using letter dictation, wonderful mirror play, and a lot of dance and movement, the sly details and suspicions are parceled out...The movement is powerful while giving a great insight to the parallels and layers between real people and imaginary characters. Sometimes the creations begin to feel repetitive and not overly thought-expanding, although they all are dreamy and visually appealing...Wistful, elegant, and passively romantic."
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New York Theater
February 7th, 2016

"Over the course of the two-hour running time of this elusive, dark and delightful show, each individual theatergoer feels put in charge of unlocking the mysteries not just of what’s in front of us, but also of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – pen name, Lewis Carroll…For all the atmosphere of mystery, the show offers light bulb moments of great satisfaction. "
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