Perfect Crime, the longest running play in the history of New York theatre marks 26 years of performance. Originally opened as an Equity Showcase on April 18, 1987 with a planned run of only four weeks, Perfect Crime along with its Guinness Award winning leading lady Catherine Russell have since become a part of theater history breaking record after record, year after year.
The Associated Press has just published an article on Perfect Crime's leading lady Catherine Russell. Read the article.
Perfect Crime is having a special 8PM Thanksgiving day performance. Reserve your tickets now at Ticketmaster.com.
Perfect Crime is resuming regular performances beginning this afternoon at 2PM. Happy Halloween!
There will be a special show this evening (Tues, Oct 30) at 8 PM. All tickets are $50 and are available at the Box Office of The Snapple Theater Center or by phone at 212-921-7862. BroadwayWorld: PERFECT CRIME to Perform 10/30 & 10/31 Despite Hurricane Sandy.
There will be no show tonight (Mon) and likely tomorrow (Tues.) We will provide updates as we can. Stay safe.
We are mixing things up at the theater this week (a TV show was filming here!) There will be an added performance of Perfect Crime on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 8pm & Thursday, Oct. 25 at 8pm. A special chance to catch the show on a Wednesday or Thursday night. Make it a date! Reserve tickets by calling the Box Office at 212-921-7862.
Rob Sedgwick, the accomplished New York actor, instructor, and now author (his book, Bob Goes to Jail, was recently featured in the New York Times), has joined the cast for a limited run as the deranged patient Lionel McAuley. Sedgwick, who has played McAuley in the past, has returned to the role through Oct 20th.
WATCH the video below, a special report from CNN’s Maggie Lake, on set with the cast of Perfect Crime. The cast assists Ms. Lake in asking the “who done it” question on everyone’s mind in America, “Who Killed the Economic Recovery?”
The cast and crew of Perfect Crime would like to give a big THANK YOU to reporter Maggie Lake, producer David Brandt and the rest of the CNN crew! Watch the video and let us know on twitter via @PerfectCrimeNYC - Who do you think killed the economic recovery?
A few more photos of CNN's time on-set with the cast of Perfect Crime.
Producer David Brandt goes over an upcoming scene.
John Hillner and Catherine Russell.
Richard Shoberg enjoying a moment between takes.
CNN's Maggie Lake in faux detective garb
CNN International visited Perfect Crime to film scenes for an upcoming news segment this week. The cast had a blast on camera with CNN's Maggie Lake. A few teaser images of the shoot are below. Stay tuned to find out the time and date the segment will air.
A new kind of 'shooting' on the set of Perfect Crime
CNN's Maggie Lake at Perfect Crime
CNN's David Brandt directing a scene through smoke
The cast takes a bow at the end of shooting.
Reviewing a take on the monitor
Reuters.com offers an online video news segment profiling Perfect Crime's Catherine Russell on her unstoppable record run.
Reuters.com: Actress continues to smash performance record
A reviewer at theateradvisor.com shares their experience with Perfect Crime decades after seeing it for the first time. Perfect Crime at 25.
MediaStorm has put together a fascinating mini-documentary on Catherine Russell's work and life - Video and Photography by Chris Capozziello, Lauren Hermele and Peter Lundberg.
See the Film at MediaStorm.com
Broadway World interviews Catherine Russell on PERFECT CRIME's 25th anniversary. Read the full article at Broadway World
Perfect Crime is selected as a 2012 Best Of NY pick in CBS 2's New York's 5 Best Off-Broadway Shows. CBS New York