On television, criminal investigators are slick and relentless, which explains why most kids want to grow up to be cops, actors, or a pair of sunglasses. Shine like a snooping star with this GrouponLive deal to The Lombardi Case 1975, an interactive murder-mystery of New York from Live In Theater. For $25, you get one ticket for general admission (up to a $51.22 value, including all fees). The show embarks from The Living Room on Sundays at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Choose from the following dates:
- October 14
- October 21
- October 28
- November 4
- November 11
On the busy modern streets of New York, a historical homicide has just occurred. In this audience-participation murder mystery, creative director Carlo D'Amore and crew don the period costumes of suspects, victims, cops, and witnesses while weaving an enigma pulled from the police blotters of yore. The members of the walking audience must stay hot on the crew's heels as they move from The Living Room through city parks and other sites. From the creators of The Ryan Case 1873, which was recently nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, The Lombardi Case 1975 challenges sleuths to interrogate a live cast of crooked policemen and junkies on the Lower East Side, plumbing them for clues about the crime. Guests must try to solve the case before the commissioner fires their chief and forces them to peel the gum from their shoes.
Live In Theater Productions
Murder mysteries should be anything but silly. That’s the view espoused by Live In Theater Productions, the brainchild of prolific actor and playwright Carlo D'Amore. Eschewing the goofy tone of some other shows, Live In Theater plunges participants into cases that take their immersive details from unsolved, historical murders in New York. Showgoers make their way along the city streets where the real crimes once took place, interrogating actors playing roles ranging from 19th-century Irish slumlords to strung-out 1970s junkies. Each event plays out differently as the amateur sleuths weigh evidence, pursue leads, and finally find some use for their pocket-sized polygraphs, creating a one-of-a-kind adventure that earned a 2012 Drama Desk nomination for Unique Theatrical Experience.