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Perfect Crime

First Preview: Apr 14, 1987

Opening Date: Apr 14, 1987

Open run

Running Time: 02:00

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Playing @

The Theater Center

1627 Broadway New York City, NY 10019

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The longest-running play in New York theatrical history, Perfect Crime is is a funny, romantic mystery thriller set in the home of a wealthy psychiatrist, Margaret Brent, who is accused of murdering her husband. The handsome detective thinks he has it all figured out, but her husband's murder is only the beginning in what may just be the perfect crime.  

Leading lady Catherine Russell, dubbed "The Cal Ripken of Broadway" by People Magazine, has only missed 4 shows over the course of Perfect Crime's 26 year run. She has been featured in the Guinness World Records and has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, The Today Show and Good Morning America and in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Daily News.

COVID Safety Information:
Masks are required. 
Age Guidance

Age Guidance: 13

Show Notes

Show Notes: 1 Intermission

Audience Advisory:

Late seating is at the discretion of the management.

Performance Schedule:

SUNDAY @ 3 & 7:30 PM

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TDF member tickets:


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Full-price tickets

$40 - $60

Lottery & Rush

Tickets are available for Student Rush at the Box Office the day of the performance. Please call the box office for questions.



Quotation Mark

"In London, it's The Mousetrap; in New York, it's Perfect Crime... NYC's little mystery thriller that could."


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"It's a cunning little whodunit, appropriately confusing in the first act, gradually revealing in the second. Catherine Russell gives a sly, tough performance as the lead character, a wealthy Connecticut psychiatrist..."

---The New Yorker

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Directions Subway

1 Train to 50th & Broadway A C E train to 8th Ave & 50th St


The Theater Center is accessible via the elevator at the 50th Street entrance

Wheelchair Info

Wheelchair accessible.

Assisted Listening System

Both theaters are outfitted with RF Assistive Listening device transmitters.


Two entrances, one directly on Broadway (1627 Broadway) and one around the corner on 50th Street (210 West 50th Street). The Broadway entrance is stairs-only while the 50th Street entrance has both stairs and an elevator.


None on premises

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