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PLAY DEAD INTO THE NEW YEAR THE GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE EXTENDS MAGICIANS TODD ROBBINS’ AND TELLER’S HIT CREATION THROUGH JANUARY 12 LOS ANGELES (December 13, 2013) – Los Angeles is alive with the screams and laughter coming from the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. The critically-acclaimed hit show Play Dead has been extended through January 12, 2014. Created by magicians Todd Robbins and Teller (of Penn & Teller fame), Play Dead is an homage to the midnight spook show where the audience is plunged into can’t-seeyour-hand-before-your-eyes blackness that is sure to make one grasp their date. The charming Todd Robbins leads an evening of spooky entertainment that involves flying spirits, an on stage murder, demon extraction surgery and merry tales of the macabre. The stories and events of this interactive production contains some disturbing images, strobe effect, theatrical haze, interactivity, brief moments of nudity and a great deal of fun. Audiences are surrounded by sights, sounds and touches of the returning dead. Material may be inappropriate for the faint of heart – or those under 18. Performance Schedule Through January 12 Monday Tuesday*

Wednesday**

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

No performance 8:00pm *Christmas Eve, December 24 – no performance; New Year’s Eve, December 31 – 5:00pm; 9:00pm 8:00pm **Christmas Day, December 25 – no performance; New Year’s Day, January 1 – no performance 8:00pm 8:00pm 3:00pm; 8:00pm 2:00pm; 7:00pm


PLAY DEAD EXTENDED – 2 of 2

The Geffen Playhouse presents Play Dead Written by Todd Robbins & Teller Directed by Teller Featuring Todd Robbins Ticket Info Ticket prices range from $69 to $74. All seats for both New Year’s Eve shows are $74. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the Geffen Playhouse box office, online at www.geffenplayhouse.com or by phone at 310-208-5454. Location The Geffen Playhouse in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater 10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90024 On Line Media Center High resolution photos and video along with press releases are available at http://geffenplayhouse.com/mediacenter.php.


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