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Shear Madness, Boston

4.6
#10 of 77 in Nightlife in Boston
It’s been voted “BEST COMEDY OF THE YEAR” eight times in Boston, “BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR” in both Chicago and Philadelphia, and most recently won the 2014 Molière de la Comédie (The French Tony Award!). It’s even listed in the GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS as the longest-running play in the history of the USA

The madness goes down at your not-so-typical hair salon, when suddenly the old lady upstairs gets mysteriously murdered and everyone’s dying to know WHODUNIT? The audience combs through the suspects, questioning the cast like a bona fide “Shearlock Holmes.” And the best part? It’s different every time you see it!

Recommended for anyone over the age of 8.

(Except pets—this isn’t the groomers!)
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  • We did not know what to expect. We were very very happy we made this choice. We laughed almost continuously. The visual comedy was hilarious. The cast was very talented and the improve was excellent a...  more »
  • My husband and I had seen this 12 years ago. When we brought our grandson to Boston, we knew he would enjoy the one-liners and play on words. It is not really appropriate for small children, High Scho...  more »
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  • Incredible show. Laughed like I haven't in ages. Cast was awesome. A TRUE DELIGHT.
  • So this is BY FAR the best show I have ever seen. I love how they are interactive with the audience. I went with my school and during “the break” Tony was was talking to us and in the second half they incorporated some of what we talked about in the improv. Tony was definitely my favorite character. The only thing I wish is that we could have talked to the cast afterward. Overall I loved it through and through. I would highly recommend this to anyone!

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