Tag: immersive theatre

‘Kingdom’ by Underground Cinema

With over 100 performances under their belt, Underground Cinema (UGC) has honed the art of tease and surprise. With the intension of “Taking cinema out of the cinema” the UGC crew screen films in secret locations in Melbourne and Sydney…

Underground Cinema presents: ‘DREAM’

Expect the unexpected from Underground Cinema. Run by Secret Squirrel Productions, the team specialise in immersive, experiential movie events. The actual film is kept a secret until the opening credits, but attendees receive basic information such as dress code and…

‘Mr. Naismith’s Secret’: immersive theatre in a cemetery

Know that feeling of being invited to a Victorian engagement party? In a gothic manor house? Sneaking outside, skulking around a cemetery garden while following Lady Adair’s maid, searching for a missing child that might not exist, or might be…

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Underground Cinema: FBI

When it comes to dressing like an FBI recruit, my wardrobe was more Cadet Kelly, less G.I. Jane. So yes, there was a chance I was the most stylish Quantico student that turned up to Underground Cinema‘s latest venture, FBI….

Small Time Criminals

It only took an hour to steal 1.3 million dollars’ worth of loot from a bank. I can’t wait to do it again at Small Time Criminals. The team from Pop Up Playground have taken over a disused bank for their new venture. You and…

Underground Cinema: Hope 2.0

The Underground Cinema experience is gathering a grand following in Melbourne, despite its reputation for secrecy and surprise. The setup is simple: ticket holders are shown an undisclosed film at the end of an evening of live interaction and participation….

Underground Cinema: Money

Money, fast money, 1980s money. That’s all we knew about Underground Cinema‘s event, ‘MONEY’. Needless to say, with my background being in finance I was curious. What could the movie be? Oliver Stone’s original Wall Street? Too obvious. Or perhaps…

Underground Cinema’s ‘PATRIOT’ experience

Everything about Underground Cinema is a surprise. The film is secret. The location is secret. All you know is you’re going to watch a movie, interact with actors, and that you should dress a certain way. The UGC team are masters at…