The Kansas Collection: Chapters One and Two

immersive theatre · the speakeasy society · Ages 14+ · United States of America

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AARON VANEK certified reviewer June 18, 2017
tagged as: immersive · mystery
Loved it! This is just what I want to experience with immersive theater. It was engaging, entertaining, full of excellent performances, intrigue, and most importantly, narrative agency (choice) for the participants. I am definitely going to incorporate some of their gimmicks/tricks into my own larp (live action role play) and immersive experiences.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 18, 2017
The overall layout of the show was very creative. Having to move through connected tents was very exciting and made every corner feel that much more magical. I was very eager to learn more about each union and was impressed by the movement of the storytelling through the space.... full review
RAY COWAN certified reviewer June 19, 2017
Amazing! Do you want texture,ambiance, subtlety as well as in your face action and intrigue, while personally participating and interacting within the story line? Well, then this is your cup of tea! This show is destined to to grow a large, cult like following and is well on it's way. Go with a friend or group, there will be lot's of intrigue and mystery to discuss, compare, analyze and speculate on for days and weeks after. Fun,Fun, Fun -Don't hesitate,Get tickets while you can. ... full review
ASHLEY STEED stage raw and la bitter lemons certified reviewer June 22, 2017
Immersive theatre is best when you go in blind, so if you’ve already experienced chapters 1 (The Key) and 2 (The Axe) of The Kansas Collection by LA-based immersive company The Speakeasy Society, or if you’re on the fence, then read on. I’m sure I looked like a fish out of water — I couldn’t stop grinning. Which isn’t exactly the typical face someone makes when being recruited into a militia. I entered a colourful tent on the edge of a town in Kansas, where I learned that Dorothy left Oz long ago and that the Scarecrow is the new king. But there’s mutiny afoot with the rise of a group called the Patchwork Rebellion. Everyone is searching for the Patchwork Girl (aka Dorothy) and it’s up to you to decide who you believe and where your alleg... full review