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Shear Madness

Charles Playhouse Stage II, 74 Warrenton St., Boston, MA 02116 (Downtown)
617-426-5225
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Ranked #26 of 210 attractions in Boston
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... more » 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. « less
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Malden, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Right from the beginning this show was entertaining. I went with my husband and it was a good time. I bought my tickets 2 days in advance and got good seats. I wish I had brought a paper and pen to write down things as they happened because toward the middle of the show they do a replay of everything... More

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PA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

On Sun. Aug. 3rd we went to the 7 pm show of "Shear Madness". This is a comedy, murder mystery and has audience participation. The cast is great - the show is hilarious - the actors are wonderful and they actually do make you feel part of the show. It is cheaper to get your tickets online. To get to... More

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

So glad you were able to join us! Please come back anytime. More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The intimate setting was great, cast was fabulous, hilarious show! I would recommend it! My only complaint is that we happened to be there on a night where the audience was 85% 7th and 8th graders. Not only did I feel awkward drinking, I could tell that the actors pulled back a little in their improv and adult content. Then... More

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Leominster
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

You'll have a blast! A very unique type of show where the audience gets involved. I don't want to say too much about the show, as that might ruin the experience for you if you know what's going to happen. If you're not from Boston, you might not get some of the jokes about the area, but don't let that... More

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

Thank you so much for coming to the show. We are thrilled you enjoyed yourself! More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went last night and it was brilliant. Nothing like this exists in the UK and it was great great fun. The setting is small so you are right near the stage. The actors are brilliant and the humour up to date and very witty. We got our tickets at Bostix near Quincy Market and paid $35 each (normally $50).... More

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

Thank you so much for coming!! We had a great run of this show in London in 1997 but would love to come back to the UK. We are currently running in Antwerp, and Paris should you ever get over to those areas and want to see the show from another perspective! More

New York, Ny
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very funny, pop culture references are hilarious, a nice twist that the audience gets involved and determines the outcome.

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

Thank you so much for coming! You are welcome back anytime to question more suspects! More

atlanta,ga.
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We got 1/2 price tickets day of show at BosTix which is located outside of Faneuil Hall. We got the tickets for $35 and it was worth every penny. Small intimate theatre and cute set. The actors were amazing. I enjoyed each of them so much. They did a great job of entertaining and intriguing you with the murder mystery.... More

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

Thank you so much for coming- We couldn't do the show without armchair detectives such as yourself! More

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Even after reading the reviews here I was not sure what to expect. Well, I had a great time. Pure refreshing fun. Thanks to actor Jordan Ahnquist, who stood out , and the rest of the excellent cast to make a mundane Tuesday evening into a memorable one.

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

So glad you took a chance on us and enjoyed yourself!! You are welcome back anytime, we promise to give you a fresh new show every time! More

Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have attended this show 3 times over the past 7 years and loved it each time. They do a great job changing the material and adding lots of improv. I was especially hesitant this time with the increase in ticket price and new cast members, but I actually thought it was the best yet. I don't remember it being... More

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

Thank you so much for coming. We love repeat visitors, the show is great at adapting and making a new and enjoyable experience each time. So glad to have you as one of our regular patrons!! More

West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Shear Madness still is a great show to take in...It has been around a long time but it is still fresh and funny...Had a great time and highly recommend this show for teens to grandparents!

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

Thank you so much for coming to the show! Glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again maybe with a new killer this time! Thanks More

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