What is A Midnight Visit?
A Midnight Visit is an interactive and immersive indoor theatrical experience, created by Broad Encounters Productions and originally produced by Broad Encounters and Groundswell Productions. Conceived and designed as a ‘choose-your-own-journey’, guests are invited to let their curiosity lead the way as they travel through a multi-room dreamscape filled with otherworldly characters and exquisite scenes.
The show features adult concepts, uneven floors, small and large spaces, low-level lighting and many thrilling sights and encounters.
Where can I see it?
A Midnight Visit has had two seasons. After premiering in Sydney over a 12-week season, it was presented as part of FRINGE WORLD Festival in Perth 2019. To be the first to know of future seasons, subscribe to our newsletter.
How long does the show go for?
Visitors are welcome to explore the space for 60 – 90 minutes at their own pace.
Can I sit down during the show if I get tired?
There are not many places to sit during the show as you spend most of your time walking through the many rooms in the set exploring all the different areas.
Is the show suitable for pregnant woman?
Yes. We have had many pregnant women attend the show.
Is the show accessible?
Due to the nature of the event and the venue, A Midnight Visit is not wheelchair accessible.
Is it scary? Will there be jump scares?
The show is more gothic and mysterious than scary. There are no jump scares, but there is some suggestively gruesome set installations and themes of death.
I have claustrophobia. Is it possible to attend the show and avoid small confined spaces?
The set of A Midnight Visit contains many small and large spaces which you can choose to enter or avoid as you wish. You will not at any point to be coerced to move into a confined area.
Will I be separated from my partner/group?
Groups may be randomly split up – but not for the entire duration of the show.
Do you have a cloakroom?
Yes, there is a cloakroom at the venue. All bags will need to be checked in here before the show begins, and can be collected afterwards. We do advise you arrive at the venue as unencumbered as possible to avoid queuing.
Is there an age limit?
The show is recommended for individuals over 15 years. Anyone between 12 and 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. The show is not suitable for anyone under 12.
Can I take photographs in the show?
Photography is not permitted during the show in any of the performance spaces. You are very welcome to take pictures in the foyer and bar area however.
Do I need to bring my reading glasses?
It is advised to wear your reading glasses if you need them. Before the show, you will need to sign a waiver, and it is important that this is legible before you sign. If you do need them for this purpose, arrive early so you can sign your waiver and then check in your glasses to the cloakroom.