Listen to our review of The Man From Beyond by Strange Bird Immersive, a meticulously crafted blend of immersive theatre and escape rooms. The review is short, but trust us, any more and we’d verge on spoiling the incredible surprises this show has to offer. This experience flipped our entire view of the escape room industry upside-down, in the best way possible.
The review is followed by a conversation with the creators, Cameron Cooper and Haley ER Cooper! We discuss their approach to designing an immersive theatre escape experience, what escape rooms can learn from theatre, and their plans for the future.
Experience reviewed in this episode:
The Man From Beyond atStrange Bird Immersive
Haley and Cameron's Favorites
Sleep No More presented by Emursive in New York, NY
Then She Fell presented by Third Rail Projects in Brooklyn, NY
Sweet and Lucky presented by Third Rail Projects
Haus of Creep presented by Just Fix It Productions in Los Angeles, CA
The Johnny Cycle presented by The Speakeasy Society in Altadena, CA
Miss Jezebel’s Tea Party at 60 Out in Los Angeles, CA
The Nest presented by Scout Expedition Company in Los Angeles, CA
Story-driven Escape Rooms
Lab Rat at Hatch Escapes in Los Angeles, CA
Stash House in Los Angeles, CA
Escape Extension Sharks by Escape My Room in New Orleans, LA
Escape My Room in New Orleans, LA
Puzzle-centric Escape Rooms
Palace Games in San Francisco, CA
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