dinner theater

Don’t know how “Jazz Age” or Burlesque the actual performance is, but McKitterick Hotel is itself from a bygone era, and there’s the “1930s train car”. A Gilt City discount voucher for the current performances is available:

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Whether you’re dining in the 1930s train car, on the twinkling rooftop garden, or jumping straight into the infamous “Sleep No More” performance, you’re sure to expect a night unlike any other.
About the performance:

Described as “thrilling, mind-bending… [u]nlike anything you’ve ever seen,” by the New York Post, “Sleep No More” has been delighting New York audiences since 2011. The interactive play, produced by Emursive and award-winning London theater company Punchdrunk, presents a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” through a film noir lens. Set at the fictional McKittrick Hotel (a former industrial space in West Chelsea), the experience begins in the Manderley Bar, where audience members are given masks and instructed to remain silent throughout the show. From there, they’re transported via elevator to one of the hotel’s five floors and let loose for the next few hours.

Wander through a cemetery, insane asylum and doctor’s office or follow an actor from scene to scene, taking in interpretive pantomime and dance sequences. Since you choose your own path through the story, your experience will be entirely unique. There’s no way of telling just what may happen.

What we love

  • Esteemed chefs Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr (Balthazar, Minetta Tavern) have taken over the McKittrick Hotel for the summer with the “Club Car,” a one-of-a-kind dining experience.
  • Seated inside a 1930s style train car-turned-restaurant, you’ll enjoy a surf-and-turf prix fixe menu that boasts flavors from old French and New York steakhouses with seafood inspirations from New Orleans.
  • Start off with doughy Parker House rolls and crudités before the main event of the dinner: a dry-age boneless rib-eye topped. The “surf” part of the meal changes daily and can range from scallops with romesco butter to soft shell crab.
  • Finish the decadent meal with a citrusy lemon chiffon cake or chocolate caramel tart and take in the dimly lit ambiance.

What to know

  • Redeem by Thu 08/31/17
  • Offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Must be 21+ to consume alcohol; valid government ID required
  • Valid Thursday – Saturday
  • To view menu, please click here
  • Reservations are required and subject to availability; please book in advance of desired date
  • Gratuity is not included; we recommend tipping on the full value of service(s)
  • Tax is not included and will be charged upon redemption
  • Vouchers cannot be combined for multiple services
  • Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions
  • Voucher may be used to obtain the discount until August 31, 2017; after this date, the voucher is valid for the amount paid for five years from date of purchase, longer if provided by law
  • Photo credits: Jenny Anderson (Slides 1 and 4), DrielyS (Slide 2), Conor Harrigan (Slides 3 and 5) and Giafrese (Slide 6)

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From Moscow With Love participant drama at Moscow 57. Information from The Aces & Ops website:

Saturday December 13th, 2014 (Click HERE for our Press Release)

  • Moscow 57 (moscow57.com) 168 1/2 Delancey Street NYC (map)
  • 7:00 Doors (arriving early highly encouraged)
  • Tickets $25 (no tickets sold at the door — almost sold out!)
  • Customized, immersive espionage role-play social game experience for everyone
  • Featuring music by Yuri Lemeshev & Ellen Kaye, Dmitry & Maria (of the DODO Orchestra), Ethan Fein and the M 57 Band plus Moscow 57’s & Aces & Operatives’ own Cici James (as Ima Nokov) and other special guests!
  • Cinematography & Photography by Alvin Caal (dress to impress!)
  • Exotic Russian small plates will be passed to arriving guests plus a delicious authentic Russian cuisine quick order menu for all players to order throughout the evening
  • 1960’s ‘Mod Era’ costume or formal dress code (examples: rouge agent, femme fatale, dapper executive, heiress, henchmen, Eastern European oligarch, polished politician, intelligence director, beat reporter, world renowned performer etc.

Please note: with your ticket purchase you agree to sign a waiver/release upon arrival for use of photos and video taken and recorded at the event. This allows us to build on our experience for the future and also gives our unique cosplay attendees an amazing chance to be glamorized!

Danger Lair is our one-of-a-kind immersive and transformative theatrical role-play event. You will find yourself invited to an exclusive event during the height of the Cold War. The social connections you make and the decisions you choose will dictate the fate of the world in spectacular fashion during an evening of role-play, music, and entertainment!

Limited spots. Ticket purchasers will be emailed their unique character and personal story before the event. “

Get Tickets at:


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From Inside Hook e-newsletter:

American History for the day: “Storyville” refers to the early 20th-century red light district of New Orleans. Sixteen blocks along which the oldest profession in the world was sanctioned by John Q. Law. It had guidebooks and everything.And now, it’s back. Right here in New York.They’re calling it Lulu’s Dove House, a monthly bit of immersive dinner theatrics at LES cocktail den Sons of Essex.Starts next Wednesday. Will be a very, very hot date.First, you’re encouraged to dress the part. Think jazzy. Great chance to buy a hat.Your night begins at an unassuming LES bodega, where a costumed character will give you your “identity” for the evening. These are being kept hush-hush, but we’re hoping for “Reggie Ledoux.”You’ll then present a membership card bearing your moniker to SOE’s deli front for admission to see Madame Lulu’s delights in back.

They’re calling it a “speakeasy bordello,” populated with burlesque danseuses, jazzy chanteuses and green chartreuses.

Plus gypsy psychics, moustachioed piano men and a Dionysian repast of New Orleans grub and cocktails.

Remember your new identity — there’s a strong chance you may need it.

Ain’t it great when history comes to life?

Lulu’s Dove House
at Sons of Essex
133 Essex St.
b/t Stanton and Rivington 

To buy tickets for the next performance, on Wed. Oct. 22, 2014, use the link to eventbrite below:


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from TimeOut NY: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Howard & Janet Kagan Productions image


Offer highlights:

Immerse yourself in the world of Tolstoy with this exclusive Time Out offer for 20% off tickets to select Saturday performances of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, which includes a family-style feast and libations.

This heartbreakingly gorgeous and wickedly sharp electropop opera based on Tolstoy’s masterpiece War and Peace is set in a glamorous Moscow club. Transport yourself with a unique theatrical event that’s a blend of romance, music and comedy, and “feels like a party from start to end,” according to Time Out New York.

Head to Kazino for food, drinks and theatricals, set in the elegance of tsarist Russia, when lovers communicated by letters and the night sky was set ablaze by the Great Comet of 1812. Your ticket price includes an elegant family-style meal with tasty Russian delicacies. Also included is your choice of one drink (including Bloody Mary, mimosa, wine, or vodka shot). Additional drinks are available for purchase.

Performance schedule:

Saturday, August 17 at 5:30pm
Saturday, August 24 at 5:30pm
Check back for more dates to be announced soon.

Need to know:

Once you’ve purchased this offer, you will receive an email with your Time Out Offers voucher within 1 business day with instructions on how to redeem.
Voucher is valid only for performance shown. All sales are final. Nonrefundable and nontransferable.
Must be 21+ with a valid ID to drink. In order to sit as a group, party members must buy tickets collectively. Patrons who purchase tickets individually risk being seated separately.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before show time.

439 W 13th St, New York, NY, 10011…

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