When a murder is committed every night, it's "Shear Madness!" Come see why over 6 million people around the world have made this play one of America's favorites.
Set in a hairstylng salon that is the scene of a wacky murder, Shear Madness is the uproarious whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. Shear Madness holds the distinction of being the longest-running play in the history of the American Theater! In this play, actors follow a basic format, and incorporate not only the contributions of the audience, but also frequent references to the latest media scandals and local news items. As a result, it's a play you will want to see over and over!
Length: 2 hours
8:00 pm - Tuesday through Friday
6:00 pm & 9:00 pm on Saturday
3:00 pm & 7:00 pm on Sunday
Ticket does not include hotel pick up. The show takes place at the Charles Playhouse (details on E-Ticket). this show is not recommended for ages 13 and under. All ticket sales are final - there are NO REFUNDS. Please order online or call to order or for more information.
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There are no refunds. All sales are final.
Shear Madness is an enormously popular and hilarious whodunit! This three-time winner of the Chicago Tribune Reader's Poll "Best Play of the Year" is filled with spontaneous humor and different each time you attend.
Set in a unisex hair salon that is the scene of a wacky murder, Shear Madness offers its audience a side splitting comedic experience. This play allows the audience to be actively involved in solving the crime, while incorporating references to the latest media scandals and local news items!
Come and join the cast of Shear Madness and see if you can solve the crime!
The New York Times: "Very funny"
Newsweek: "A hair-raising hit"
The Washington Post: "Very funny. Shrieks of laughter night after night"
The Boston Globe: "Best comedy of the year" (seven times!!)
Time: "This fizzy burlesque is plenty clever. One of the best-kept successes in show business"
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Shear Madness? -- Shear Madness is a comedy whodunit, where the audience gets to solve the crime.
Is it appropriate for children? -- We recommend Shear Madness for children over the age of 13, but all ages are welcome. There is some innuendo, but it is all in good fun.
What happens during the performance? -- The play is set today in a hairstyling salon in the city in which it plays. The landlady Isabel Czerny who lives above the shop is murdered, and every one of the actors has a reason to do her in. The audience gets involved in the action by questioning the actors and attempting to solve the crime.
Can you accommodate the handicapped? -- This theater is accessible only if they can make their way down one flight of stairs.
Ticket does not include hotel pick up. The show takes place at the Charles Playhouse (details on E-Ticket). Please order online or call to order or for more information.