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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 #33 of 220 Activities in Boston
Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Discover for youself why over 9 million people around the world have seen Shear Madness, the...
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
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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Thompson, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Loved it loved it loved it!!! It is my third time seeing this show and I can't wait to see it again. The cast were amazing. It was my daughters first time seeing it. She loved it! We sat in the front row. Her favorite character was Tony. She can't wait to go again. Highly recommend it!

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

Fourth time will be even better! Thanks for coming. More 

Salem, New Hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I wasn't really sure what to expect after reading the description, but my entire group had a great time. The playhouse is very small, so you feel like you are right on the stage, which is good, because this is an interactive show...a comedy whodunit. The audience gets to ask questions of the cast which could have impacts on the... More 

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

Thank you so much for coming! More 

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went with my wife. We were in town for my conference and had seen Blue Man Group in Las Vegas this past year so wanted something different. They have a AAA discount. We sat in front and had a great view of the stage. It was very funny and we had a great time. Recommend.

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

Thanks for being an armchair detective with us. More 

United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Grabbed a ticket for Shear Madness from the ticket booth on Copley Square, it was a spur of the moment decision and one that I really enjoyed. The theatre is small so you feel right in the middle of the action, in fact the show is fully interactive and in 3D, help the detective solve the crime, I'm not saying... More 

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

So glad you found us and enjoyed the show. Come back anytime! More 

NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I knew nothing about this show and I am not a guy that likes theatre. But I decided to take my wife and I hoped that since it was a comedy that I could tolerate it. It turned out to be a really fun show. The theatre itself is very small and really cool. The cast was great and the... More 

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

So glad to have you at the show. Come back anytime and see a new killer! More 

Pepperell, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Honestly, we were not sure how this would go. We attended the show as a family Christmas present to our kids. Our party consisted of me and my husband, along with our two grown children and their boyfriend/girlfriend (all in their early 20s). We had a great time. Even the next day, one of us would randomly bring up a... More 

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

So glad we were able to be a part of your holiday memories. Come back anytime and see if you get another killer! More 

Bakersfield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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

Glad you enjoyed! Come back soon and see if you get another killer! More 

Patras, Greece
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

So glad to have you- Come back anytime! More 

Newport -Trefdraeth, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
37 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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ShearMadness, Public Relations Manager at Shear Madness, responded to this review

So glad to have you. I am sorry to hear the hotel was not able to help you but glad to know you were able to get in to see the show. Would you mind letting us know what hotel you stayed at so we can make sure they have inventory available for future detectives? Thanks! More 

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