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Perfect Crime, New York's Longest-Running Off-Broadway Play, Turns 29

The whodunit runs at the Theater Center in Times Square.

Catherine Russell stars in Perfect Crime at the Theater Center in Times Square.
(photo courtesy of the production)

Perfect Crime, the longest-running play in New York City's history, will celebrate 29 years off-Broadway today, April 18. The production runs at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater in the Theater Center in Times Square. On the 18th, it will have played over 11,482 performances since it first opened in 1987.

The murder mystery tells the story of attractive psychiatrist and suspected cold-blooded killer Margaret Brent, her wealthy husband, deranged patient, and the handsome detective who's falling in love with her.

Perfect Crime features Catherine Russell, who has starred in the show since its first performance and has never taken a sick day or vacation. Her streak has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Daily News.

The show's current cast also includes Jack Koenig, George McDaniel, Patrick Robustelli, and Richard Shoberg. Perfect Crime is directed by Jeffrey Hyatt.

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