CLUB PURGATORIO: Halloween Comes Early to Times Square

If you are in New York, you may have heard advertisments for something called Club Purgatorio.  It is a mix of a nightclub and Broadway show that will be running in Times Square for a limited time.  Tickets are available now from their Web site, and you must be 21 years or older to enter.

Purgatorio is an interactive Halloween experience for adults, brought to you by Simon Hammerstein and Randy Weiner, founding partners of famed downtown hotspot The Box.

Here is how they describe Purgatorio:

Combining the energy and glamour of a world-class nightclub with the spectacle and illusion of the theater, Purgatorio will offer an interactive Halloween experience unlike anything seen before in New York nightlife.

Adults 21 and over will be immersed in a multi-level world of macabre fantasy complete with interactive variety acts and installations, all set in a dynamic environment that is at once frightening, erotic and whimsical.

There’s nothing typical about this nightclub. Dance, drink, and party with the undead at Club Purgatorio and see what indulgences await you on the other side.

The Club is open from Thursday, October 15 through Saturday, October 31.

Entry times are at 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm and 10:00pm on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

There are two additional entry times at 11:00pm and Midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.

Club Purgatorio will take over the tri-level, 15,000 square foot nightclub space in Times Square at 268 W. 47th Street (corner of W. 47th St and 8th Ave)

Regular Tickets range from $39.99 to $59.99 (check dates & times for pricing)

A regular ticket includes all of the spectacular sights, sounds, and experiences that Club Purgatorio has to offer. Included in the experience are three floors of entertainment that you will be talking about for weeks including a spectacular variety show. The Club Purgatorio experience can last as little as a couple of hours or you can choose to stay later and party the night away.

VIP Tickets range from $59.99 to $79.99 (check dates & times for pricing)

A VIP ticket includes all of the benefits of a Regular ticket plus two drinks. Since you are a VIP, you will also get to skip the line outside the club and enter Purgatorio immediately at your entry time.

Be warned:
Entrance into Purgatorio may be dark and damp with low visibility, strobe light effects and actors that may jump out at you. For the safety and comfort of all our guests, you should be in good health, not be prone to motion sickness and be free from heart, breathing, back, knee and neck problems as well as other conditions that could be aggravated by the experience. You should not enter Purgatorio if you are pregnant, claustrophobic or using crutches. Persons with epilepsy and those who experience anxiety or any physical limitations in enclosed and tight spaces should not attend. You may be touched by the actors during the experience and/or performance.

Purgatorio reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Holders of tickets voluntarily assume all risks and dangers associated with entering the premises and participating in Purgatorio. In consideration and acceptance of entrance into Purgatorio, ticket holder agrees to release the producers, the venue, their parent corporations, affiliates and sponsors, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns from any liability, harm, injury, death, cost or expense whatsoever that may arise directly or indirectly, from attending Purgatorio or any attraction to be held at the event location.

If you violate any rules you will be asked to leave the premises without any refund of your ticket.


Anonymous said…
I loved this show; humorous yet frightening at the same time. Campy and stimulating, great music and dancing.
Nick said…
thanks for the feedback. My wife has been wanting to see this but wasn't sure. It's great to hear some positive review of it.