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Join us for an immersive, paranormal experience!

Format: Performance
Midtown W
Multiple dates
2 hours and 30 minutes
$60.00

Looking for the next immersive theater experience? "WHO KILLED EDGAR ALLAN POE? - The Cooping Theory 1969" is a multi-room immersive paranormal experience taking place in 1969 at a cocktail party to commemorate the anniversary of the mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe. Please note: There is a $25 food and drink minimum for all performances.


After the September 23 performance, select cast and creative team members will meet with you for a 45 minute discussion after the show. Each guest is entitled to one house beer or wine beverage at this talk back. 


When are we seeing it and where? 

Monday, Sept 2, Sept 9, and Sept 23, at 7:00 PM at RPM Underground (244 W 54th Street, NY)

What's The Story? 

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.


What's the deal?

Tickets are $60This price includes our fee. There is also a mandatory $25 food and drink minimum.


What else do I need to know?

  • The reservations are non-refundable. Each ticket price includes a $10 fee. 
  • There are no physical tickets for the show; Check-in begins a half hour prior to the curtain time.
  • Bathrooms are located within the experience.
  • You will be moving around the venue. This is an "on your feet" experience, we suggest that you wear comfortable footwear and clothing.
  • There is a $25 beverage/food minimum per guest. 
  • LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE EXPERIENCE. PLEASE ALLOW TIME TO ARRIVE ON TIME FOR CHECK-IN.
  • IF YOU EXIT THE EXPERIENCE THERE IS NO RE-ENTRY.
  • The use of mobile devices or any artificial light/sound or talking is strictly prohibited during the experience. However, please feel free to take pictures during the cocktail party.
  • There is absolutely no touching of the staff or actors.
  • Any unruly behavior with the actors or staff will result in immediate removal from RPM Underground.

If you’re interested but can’t make the dates, or if the seats are gone, please click the buttons above to join the waitlist or choose another date -- we’ll use that info to try and get more seats!




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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.

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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"