The Bloody Deed of 1857

Shows, Concerts & Sports in New York City

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The BLOODY DEED of 1857 is the immersive play that haunts you, a true story by Elise Gainer.  Someone murdered Dr. Harvey Burdell on January 30th, 1857 in his New York City home. The case remains unsolved, leaving restless ghosts behind. Minnie Seymour and Charlotte Worthington invite you to a séance to reveal the truth.  This immersive play into the past brings historic documents and actual witness testimony to life.
Visit: Ghosts, Murders and Mayhem Walking Tours of New York City, New York City, New YorkYou will meet the medium, Charlotte Worthington and Minnie Seymour at the Southwest corner of Astor Place and Lafayette Street (20 Astor Place, New York City, in front of the Walgreens across from Starbucks) where the show begins promptly at 8 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.  They will lead you to the secret 19th Century parlor where a séance connects you to the ghosts from the real-life murder of  Harvey Burdell. The play lasts 90 minutes with no intermission. The play is immersive (only 28 seats per show) but not interactive. Show will occur in inclement weather (shelter at show meeting point), post tour vouchers for a future walking tour offered for Astor ticket holders.  The venue requires walking up one flight of stairs and because of the historic landmark status is NOT ADA compliant. Strong Sexual Content: Not recommended for those under age 15. Due to the unique nature of this play, there is NO LATE SEATING.

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  • The historic venue offers limited restroom facilities.