I've experienced my share of Halloween-themed theatre (including ones where I was blindfolded). But what I've rarely experienced was a room where audience members screamed in fright from all directions. And they were not screaming because of anything typically scary, such as bloody scenes, murders, or anything ghoulish. Instead, the brilliance of The Woman in Black is its use of old-fashioned jump scares and an immersive soundscape to make audiences shriek and jump in their seats.The Woman in...
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The Woman in Black is at the McKittrick Hotel from October 21. The Woman in Black tickets in New York are on sale soon.
The Woman in Black tells the story of a young lawyer who stumbles upon a small town with a grave secret. Stephen Mallatratt's ingenious stage adaptation comes dramatically alive in Robin Herford's gripping production of Susan Hill's acclaimed ghost story.
The show received the Best Play Revival Award from the Off-Broadway Alliance and was nominated for 3 Drama League Awards (Outstanding Play Revival and Distinguished Performance Award for the two actors, Ben Porter and David Acton.
The Woman in Black was first presented for a three-week run in the theatre bar at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, England. The Woman in Black moved to the West End two years later.
Cast and creative
By: Susan Hill, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt
Director: Robin Herford
Cast list: Ben Porter and David Acton