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Live In Theater

New York City, NY 10002-3146
+1 347-422-7562
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Interactive Murder Mystery: The Lombardi Case 1975
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Interactive Murder Mystery: Fierce and Deadly 1988
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Interactive Murder Mystery Experience: The Ryan Case 1873
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Live In Theater is an award-winning live entertainment company that creates one-of-a-kind, immersive, theatrical experiences whose adventure range from murder mystery to dramatic re-enactments of history. Our work is highly interactive and inspired by real events from New York’s past. Since 2009, Live In Theater has re-imagined the murder mystery genre and interactive experiences. By blending award-winning performers, real history, city streets, and a heightened sense of realism from the actors, audiences experience a high caliber, in-your-face, cutting-edge brand of theater. We are the masters of outdoor immersive theater in NYC! Come and rediscover your childlike sense of play, while using your adult ingenuity to try and solve the cases. Without a doubt, NYC loves the live interactive plays of Live In Theater.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
New York City, NY 10002-3146
Lower East Side
+1 347-422-7562
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The Lombardi Case was an AMAZING experience. It was so much fun to interact with the talented cast. This isn't your ordinary who done it. Be prepared to put on your police shield, interview the witnesses and solve the crime. These actors are the top...More

Thank lblupo
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There's no cooler way to explore the Lower East Side than travelling back in time to solve a murder. Actors interact with you, as you follow a map taking you around NYC hunting down and interrogating suspects in order to solve the real life, unsolved...More

Thank leighwltr
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I thought I knew what to expect when I signed for the Lombardi Case 1975, but I had no idea how engaging and funny and energetic the experience would make me feel. I found myself heavily invested in finding out who the killer as time...More

Thank novemberpoppies
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A hidden gem, Live In Theater provides an experience like no other. You are immersed the entire time as if you are part of the show. The actors were so good I believed they were real people! Being on the streets of NYC is incredible...More

Thank dina928
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I had such a blast doing this with my folks, in town from the Midwest. We saw the Fierce & Deadly 1988 show at Arlene's - it's was excellent! Open bar 30 minutes prior & post show. Performances were excellent and the script very-well devised....More

1  Thank winkblinkman01
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Out of all the things to do in New York City, this would have to be my favorite activity. Live in Theatre offers multiple interactive shows, a unique theatrical experience. It's a real life Cluedo, if sometimes going out for drinks with friends doesn't cut...More

1  Thank Potatus P
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

And a great OPEN BAR with wonderful cocktails (please tip your bartender :) I did the Lombardi case solo. No problems with me being alone as I was put in a team of other solo people and couples. I felt in New York in the...More

1  Thank Mari C
Reviewed 31 October 2014

What a wonderful company. Carlo and his team did an outstanding job, start to finish! It was a pleasure coordinating a private performance for a group of 50 adults with disability. We had an accessible performance space, an enthusiastic staff that was engaging and really...More

2  Thank fozzybaier
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Pros: Overall show was pretty good. Actors did a fantastic job. They stayed in character and were highly amusing. Getting to walk around NYC at the same time was neat. Cons: Try to go with a group of friends because they'll pair you up with...More

Thank Sireenah M
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We went to a Live In Theater production for my friend Becca's birthday celebration this past weekend. I will admit, my expectations were fairly low since we didn't pay very much for our tickets and I'd never heard of a theater production where you participated...More

Thank Lauren E
Lower East Side
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immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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