Perfect Crime Off-Broadway

Perfect Crime

Run Time:
One hour and 55 minutes
Ages: 14+
Opened: April 18, 2021

Upcoming Schedule:

Mondays: 8:00pm Tuesdays: 8:00pm Fridays: 8:00pm Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm Sundays: 3:00pm and 7:30pm

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Duffy Theatre
1553 Broadway New York, NY 10036

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Warren Manzi's Perfect Crime is a sexy, funny and fast-paced thriller that makes for a great night of whodunit. The longest-running play in NYC history, it tells the story of psychiatrist and potential cold-blooded killer Margaret Brent, her rich husband, a deranged patient, and the handsome detective who's falling in love with her.


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Chris Chinn Joins the Cast of PERFECT CRIME
by Stephi Wild - June 28, 2024


Chris Chinn is now starring as Detective James Ascher in NYC’s longest-running play, Perfect Crime, now playing Off-Broadway at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater. 

James Joseph O'Neil Joins The Cast of PERFECT CRIME
by Stephi Wild - June 3, 2024


James Joseph O'Neil is now starring as W. Harrison Brent in NYC's Longest Running Play, Perfect Crime, now playing Off-Broadway at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater. 

Aaron Ramey Joins PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2024


Beginning Friday, Aaron Ramey will star as Detective James Ascher in NYC’s Longest Running Play, Perfect Crime, now playing Off-Broadway at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater. 

PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway to Offer Free Backstage Tours
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2024


PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway production recognized as the longest-running play in NYC history, will launch of free backstage tours for PERFECT CRIME audience members. Learn how to purchase tickets to the show!

Matt Monaco Joins the Cast of PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 25, 2024


Matt Monaco is now starring in Perfect Crime Off-Broadway. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Off Broadway's PERFECT CRIME To Offer Expanded Backstage And Onstage Tours
by A.A. Cristi - January 26, 2024


Off Broadway's Perfect Crime is offering expanded backstage and onstage tours. Learn more about the longest-running play in NYC history.

PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway to Celebrate 36th Anniversary in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 28, 2023


The longest running play in NYC history, PERFECT CRIME will celebrate its 36th Anniversary on Monday, April 18th in the Anne Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center Theater Center.

Tor Hillhouse Joins The Cast of PERFECT CRIME Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - January 31, 2023


Tor Hillhouse has joined the cast of Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME, by stepping into the role of Detective James Asher, stepping in for Michael Halling through February 19th.

PERFECT CRIME Will Celebrate its 35th Anniversary Next Month
by Stephi Wild - March 24, 2022


Perfect Crime, the longest running play in NYC history, will celebrate its 35th anniversary off-Broadway on Monday, April 18th in the Anne Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center.

Mark Campbell Joins The Cast Of Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME
by Stephi Wild - July 13, 2021


The Perfect Crime company also features David Butler as W. Harrison Brent, Charles Geyer as Lionel McAuley, Catherine Russell as Margaret Brent, Patrick Robustelli on video as David Breuer as well as Don Noble, Andrea Leigh (ASM) and Louis Crocco (PSM). 

PERFECT CRIME Hosts Famous Unsolved Murders Exhibit During October
by Julie Musbach - September 26, 2019


Just in time for the Halloween season, the long-running Off-Broadway whodunit PERFECT CRIME, will be staging PERFECT CRIME THE EXHIBIT: INFAMOUS UNSOLVED MURDERS October 1st through October 31stwithin the 4thfloor lobby of the Anne Bernstein Theatre at The Theater Center, 1627 Broadway. Admission is free. 

PERFECT CRIME Celebrates 31 Years and 13,000 Performances on December 12
by Julie Musbach - November 13, 2018


Where were you in 1987? PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway 'whodunit' was just opening and so will celebrate 31 years and 13,000 performances on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - continuing on as the longest running play on or Off-Broadway in the city's history. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater in The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway) first opened in 1987 - and its leading lady Catherine Russell has performed in all 13,000 performances - earning her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records! 

Emmy-Nominated Star Grant Aleksander To Perform Off-Broadway In PERFECT CRIME
by Julie Musbach - July 10, 2018


Emmy Nominated actor Grant Aleksander, best known for his role as Philip Spaulding on Guilding Light is replacing two other daytime drama legends Robert Newman (Guiding Light) and Richard Shoberg (All My Children), in Off Broadway's longest running play, Perfect Crime. Mr. Aleksander is returning to the role of Detective Asher (a role he took on this Spring) and begins performances tonight. 

PERFECT CRIME Celebrates Its 31st Anniversary Today
by Stephi Wild - April 18, 2018


The Off-Broadway 'whodunit' PERFECT CRIME will celebrate its 31st Anniversary today - continuing on as the longest-running play in the city's history. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller plays in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway).

PERFECT CRIME Will Celebrate Its 31st Anniversary On April 18
by Stephi Wild - March 30, 2018


The Off-Broadway 'whodunit' PERFECT CRIME will celebrate its 31st Anniversary on Wednesday, April 18th - continuing on as the longest-running play in the city's history. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller plays in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway).

PERFECT CRIME to Celebrate Infamous Wives in New Lobby Exhibit 'THEY HAD IT COMING'
by BWW News Desk - October 2, 2017


These women had enough, and their men had it coming! The long-running Off-Broadway whodunit Perfect Crime will be staging 'PERFECT CRIME: THE EXHIBIT - THEY HAD IT COMING' - now through November 4th within the 4th floor lobby of The Theater Center, located at 1627 Broadway in Manhattan.

PERFECT CRIME Becomes the First Off-Broadway Play To Ever Reach 30 Years of Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017


The long running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history tonight, Tuesday, becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach its 30th anniversary.

Catherine Russell to Make Theatre History After 30 Years Performing in PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017


Catherine Russell is about to be the first actress in theater history ever to reach a milestone 30 years performing in the same role, in the Off-Broadway play, PERFECT CRIME.

Emmy Nominated Soap Veteran Robert Newman Returns to PERFECT CRIME
by Julie Musbach - March 10, 2017


Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, will be returning to the cast of the longest running play in NYC History, Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME. Mr. Newman will return to the role of Inspector Asher -March 13 through April 9 - a role he took on in another limited engagement in July of 2014.

PERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year Milestone
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017


The long-running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history on Tuesday, April 18th becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach a milestone 30th Anniversary.

Gary Busey Calls Out Audience, Makes PERFECT CRIME Part His Own
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016


Gary Busey's two-week stage appearance earlier this fall - joining the cast of the longest running Off-Broadway play in NYC history, Perfect Crime - gave the murder mystery another layer of intrigue.

Photo Coverage: Meet the New Star of PERFECT CRIME- Gary Busey!
by Walter McBride - November 11, 2016


Academy Award & Golden Globe Nominated and BAFTA Award Winning Actor Gary Busey will star on stage next month, joining the cast of the longest running Off Broadway play in NYC history, the murder mystery Perfect Crime. Mr. Busey will step into the funny, romantic thriller to take on the role of Lionel McAuley, a brilliant, charismatic serial killer for a limited two-week engagement, November 21st to December 4th at The Theater Center, 1627 Broadway. www.perfect-crime.com 

Perfect Crime FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long has Perfect Crime been running Off-Broadway?
Perfect Crime opened at the Snapple Theatre Center on Sunday Apr 18, 2021 and has now been running for 3 years.

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