THE MOST PROVOCATIVE EVENT OF THE YEAR
“ S L E E P N O M O R E ”
EXTENDS NEW YORK PREMIERE
UNANIMOUS RAVE REVIEWS SPUR
OVERWHELMING DEMAND FOR TICKETS
PUNCHDRUNK’S SMASH HIT IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
NOW SCHEDULED TO PLAY UNTIL SATURDAY, JUNE 25
AT THE MCKITTRICK HOTEL
New York, NY - EMURSIVE (Randy Weiner, Arthur Karpati, and Jonathan Hochwald, principals) announced today that the New York premiere of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No Morehas extended its run through Saturday, June 25, 2011. This decision follows on the heels of last week’s unanimous rave reviews, which have created overwhelming demand for tickets. The production began performances on Monday, March 7 at The McKittrick Hotel (530 W 27th Street, New York, NY), and officially opened on Wednesday, April 13.
A legendary hotel. Shakespeare’s fallen hero. A film noir shadow of suspense. Punchdrunk's Sleep No More is an award-winning theatrical experience that tells Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth through a darkly cinematic lens. Audiences move freely through the epic world of the story at their own pace, choosing where to go and what to see, ensuring that everyone’s journey is different and unique. No one under sixteen will be permitted.
The creative team features Felix Barrett (Direction and Design), Maxine Doyle (Direction and Choreography), Stephen Dobbie (Sound Design), Beatrice Minns (Design Associate), and Livi Vaughan (Design Associate).
Entry times are as follows: Monday-Saturday at 7:00 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. There are additional late performances on Fridays and Saturdays, with entry times at 11:00 p.m., 11:15 p.m., 11:30 p.m., 11:45 p.m. and midnight.
Sleep No More is produced by EMURSIVE in association with rebecca gold productions. EMURSIVE produces immersive theatre in extraordinary places.
For additional information, please visit: www.sleepnomorenyc.com.
Unanimous Critical Praise for Sleep No More
“A merry macabre chase. A voyeur’s delight. Messes with your head as thoroughly as any artificial stimulant. Spectacular!”
-Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“Brilliantly imagined! Utterly unique! Brilliant and sly and insane. The level of detail is enough to make you swoon.”
-Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press
“Grade: A.” “Wickedly wonderful. A unique evening that engages all the senses. A brilliant production! Transformative. An unusually enlightening evening of entertainment.”
-Thom Geier, Entertainment Weekly
“The show infects your dreams. I’ve felt theater overwhelm me before, but until Sleep No More, I’ve never felt it pass through me. It was a lovely evening in hell, one I’ll be recovering from for some time.”
-Scott Brown, New York Magazine
“««««” “Thrilling, mind-bending! Unlike anything you’ve ever seen.”
-Elisabeth Vincentelli, The New York Post
“««««” “Sensational ... Erotic ... Unique.”
-Joe Dziemianowicz, The New York Daily News
“««««” “Bedazzling. A true astonishment!”
- David Cote , Time Out New York
“««««” “You’ve never experienced anything quite like it!”
-Matt Windman, AM New York
“One of the most entertaining and involving works of theater you’re likely to see. This is theater you don’t want to miss!”
-Michael Giltz, Huffington Post
“You will have a fascinating time. Simply astonishing!
-Andy Propst, TheaterMania.com