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Shear Madness

Address: Charles Playhouse Stage II, 74 Warrenton St., Boston, MA 02116 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 617-426-5225
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Ranked #32 of 175 Activities in Boston
Type: Performances
Owner description: Discover for youself why over 9 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the...
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Type: Performances
Owner description: Discover for youself why over 9 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. A mixture of improvisation and up-to-the-minute humor, the play is delightfully different every time you see it.

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Bakersfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

This show was everything it was cracked up to be & then some but the humor was a little risque. My family enjoyed the performance but there were a few times when the humor was very sexual in nature & inappropriate for some of the kids in the audience. I wouldn't take kids younger than their teens to this show.... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Coulda been A lil More Suspenseful, the Killer was so obvious to me, But they switch em up every nite so guess its ok!! The Owner of the salon tony was hilarious, all the actors contributed but he made the show funny and entertaining!! They Even Had Jokes and Punch Lines that Kept Up With Whats Going on in the... More 

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Patras, Greece
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Really funny show played by a very talented cast.The audience participates if they want. You end up wanting to participate because you get immersed in the plot. Plenty of laugh out loud moments. A most enjoyable evening out and an activity I would highly recommend.

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Newport -Trefdraeth, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
37 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We asked our hotel to book us tickets but they said it was sold out so we rang direct & got tickets. When we got there, there was only 15 of us at the show (odd)? Anyway, it was great. Very funny. Kept us engaged. You could join in if you wanted to. We sat at small tables for two.... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This show was really fun! It's a story about a salon that is dealing with the murder of the woman upstairs. I won't spoil it, but you can be a part of the interrogation. Don't worry, they won't call on you, only if you raise your hand and have a question for the cop.

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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

So glad you joined us- come back anytime More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a must do if you are looking for something fun and different to do in the city, especially with teenagers. We came into the city to celebrate a birthday and everyone from my 78 year mother-in-law to my 12 year old daughter LOVED the show. We were all laughing hysterically the whole time. The actors were great and... More 

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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

We are so glad you came back to see us a second time- Third times always the charm though :-) More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Really fun and interactive...had great banter with the cast. Great night out, nothing too rude so older kids would enjoy it too.

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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

So glad you came out to play with us! Come back soon More 

N. Reading, MA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Yesterday I saw Shear Madness again after decades since seeing it for the first time. It has not lost it's edge at all An absolutely hilarious , rapid fire , comedy event I love the audience participation piece of it I love the Charles Playhouse and it's more intimate , small size This is a must see . A great... More 

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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the show the second time around! We love having repeat detectives, come back anytime! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Intimate theatre, great seats any where you are. The oldest running play. Changes with the crowd. Takes place in a hair salon, murder mystery. Its nothing short of hilarious. Great cast! I loved every minute of this play. Would see it again if I were in Boston.

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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the show- visit us again in Boston or if you ever in DC we play at the Kennedy Center! More 

Seekonk, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I took my friend to see this show on her first trip to Boston. We had a blast and couldn't stop laughing! Each person in the cast were equally talented and funny. The actors are so quick on their feet! I have been talking the show up to friends and family. I am actually bringing another group of friends with... More 

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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

SO glad you enjoyed the show and are coming back- we promise to give you an entirely different show! More 

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