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The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking

Closed Now: 20:00 - 22:00
Open today: 20:00 - 22:00
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SURPRISINGLY VERY ENTERTAINING!

I hadn't read a review and we got tickets at TKTS last minute, so I wasn't sure how this event... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CinColo
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From Yeast To Prohibition

The history of alcohol, joyfully presented through music and dance numbers and the occasional... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
88AVANTI
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"Remarkably compelling!" Raves Time Out New York! Four Stars and Critics' Pick! The drinks are on us as you join world-renowned mixologist and raconteur Anthony Caporale for a boozy romp through the history of spirits and cocktails in this...more
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340 W 50th St, New World Stages, New York City, NY 10019-6629
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't read a review and we got tickets at TKTS last minute, so I wasn't sure how this event would be. I was even more concerned when we were led into a small,intimate bar. That concern resolved within 5 minutes of the "play" starting....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CinColo
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

The history of alcohol, joyfully presented through music and dance numbers and the occasional scientific experiment performed atop the bar. The three cocktails mixed before your eyes are tasty and pack a punch. The four young cast members are all talented, energetic and very engaging....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

We saw this show over a year ago on a whim. It was terrific. Funny, catchy music, and that they served drinks was quirky and fun. We LOVED it! WE are seeing the other show, Day Drinking, now.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This was one of the worst shows I’ve ever seen! All the performers are completely robotic and they don’t even serve good drinks!More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Anthony C, Owner at The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Karan, This is the third place you've posted this review of our show in as many days -- we understand that you didn't enjoy your experience, and we apologized to you on both Yelp and Google. As we said on both of those sites, our...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

As a bartender myself, I admit, I had an 'advantage' going into this show. But, I am so happy to say that I learned so much that I did not know about the history of drinking as we know it. Everything about the show was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Lots of fun with 3 drinks included and you learn the history of drinking so definitely educational.The show is a musical as well as the actors do quite a bit of singing.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We got tickets to this show kind of last minute and they were on sale.The show was entertaining and funny and interactive. There were drinks included in the price. The shandy was the best one. Well worth the price!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The Imbible is the “HAPPIEST HOUR” Off-Broadway. The show has something FUN for everyone — history buffs, alcohol connoisseurs, fans of musical theatre, and patrons of stand-up comedy. While “our sweet Ethel” alcohol and her chemical properties are the figurative star of the show, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 25 July 2018

New York offers everything, so we say. It is, however, actually hard to find something that everybody --- locals. tourists, young, old, serious art lovers, easy-going party lovers, etc. etc... --- can enjoy together. The Imbible has been our go-to entertainment...for us as a couple,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

What a fun show! Not only can the cast sing and dance, they also know how to mix delicious drinks. The show gives you a history and chemistry lesson while providing great entertainment. Bonus are the 3 delicious drinks included in the ticket price.

Date of experience: September 2017
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no food just drinks.
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We have two different shows running at New World Stages: "A Spirited History of Drinking" plays 8P Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 5P and 8P Saturdays. This show tells the story of cocktails and spirits from 10,000 BC... More
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