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Derren Brown: Secret
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Derren Brown: Secret

Sep 06, 2019 - Jan 04, 2020
Running time: 2:30
James Earl Jones Theatre
138 W 48th St
New York, NY 10036
By Subway: F to 47-49 St./ Rockefeller Center
Show Description:


Andrew O'Connor & Andy Nyman

Written By

Andy Nyman, Derren Brown & Andrew O'Connor

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$49.00 - $179.00
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Audience Advisory
This production contains haze, strobe lighting, and subliminal messages There is a cerebral nature to the performance and the duration of the show may cause issues with concentration.
Age Guidance: 13
Show Notes
1 Intermission


Six ADA compliant viewing locations with companion seating. Transfer optional.
Mezzanine, balcony, and lower lounge reached only by stairs. Seats 1,083.
Valet parking garage: Next door. No vans.
Curb Ramps
SE corner 48th St. & 7th Ave; SW corner of 48th St. & 6th Ave; Driveways on either side of theater.
Double doors in series: 1st set (each 26.5") has one pair of automatic doors from 48th Street to ticket lobby with push-button control; 2nd set (each 26.5", attended by ushers) to Orchestra.
Box Office
Ticket lobby. Counter 43". Accessible pass-through with writing shelf at 32". Assistance available
Womens and Mens: Lower level. Down seventeen steps.
Water Fountain
Rear orchestra, house left. Spout 36".
Ticket lobby. Coin slot 54". Cord Length 29". With TTY and electric outlet.
Assisted Listening System
Reservations are not necessary. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit. Please call: (212) 582-7678 to reserve in advance.
Visual Assistance
Folding Armrests
Eleven row-end seats with folding armrests.



J.J. Abrams and 'Hamilton' director Thomas Kail are among the producers of this debut Broadway appearance by the two-time Olivier-winning British mentalist.The eponymous star doesn't make it easy on reviewers when it comes to writing about the Broadway production of Derren Brown: Secret.  "Don't talk about anything that happens in the show," the British mentalist urges audience members and any journalists in attendance at the beginning of the evening. At least, I think he says that. Frankly, after being manipulated by this master of psychological illusion for two-and-a-half hours, I don't really trust any of my perceptions anymore. CONTINUE READING THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER REVIEW
Critic's Pick -

The current incarnation of that show, directed by Andrew O’Connor and Andy Nyman (and written by them and Mr. Brown), is expert in creating that most essential of theatrical illusions, that everything we see is occurring for the first time. The show feels, if anything, more at home — and oddly, more intimate — in a Broadway palace than it did in a house many times smaller.”  CONTINUE READING THE NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW
He also personalizes the patter by talking about coming out as a gay man at 31, the first of many revelations of the show, which build gradually in surprise until the final secret is shown. It’s a jaw-dropping, multi-layered reveal with a kicker of a coda. If minds aren’t totally blown, they’re at least scrambled for a while. Even cynical New Yorkers will be at least momentarily stunned. CONTINUE READING THE VARIETY REVIEW


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