Paradiso Chapter 1 & Memory Room Chapter 2
“IT’S HACEKED OUR BRAINS” - VICE
“BRACE YOURSELF” - Broadway World
“Paradiso MAKES IT UNCLEAR WHERE FICTION ENDS AND THE REAL WORLD BEGINS ”
- The Creators Project
“MICHAEL COUNTS HAS ONCE AGAIN CREATED A PARANOID, WELL-CRAFTED IMMERSIVE
The Walking Dead Experience
“TERRIFYING!” -The New York Times
“UNLIKE ANYTHING YOU MIGHT FIND ANYWHERE ELSE!” - Fangoria
“RIVETING AND HORRIFYING..LEGITMATELY TERRIFYING!” - Slate
“[Play/Date is] unique, funny and a great night out” - Eric Sassen, The Wall Street Journal
“[Play/Date] Takes immersive theater to new heights” - Meredith Carey, New York Observer
Play/Date “has set a new bar for immersive theater in New York” - The Village Voice
“It’s a testament to the skill of director/designer Michael Counts that the twenty-five plays –
by several different writers – feel like such a unified whole” - Tara Isabelle Burton, Litro
“The Michael Kors Jet Set Experience captivated with a never-before- seen runway show” - Examiner.com
Michael’s award winning projects can be seen here https://wdrv.it/a3257cd7d\
Immersive Award-Winning Michael Counts, recently brought the intensity and intrigue of an Escape Room for our an audience of the medical profession who loved to unlock mysteries, geneticists featuring at the most recent Medical Conference hosted in Orlando, FL. This unique partnership with Amgen is uniting innovation and entertainment conferences around the country. This exhibition will moving on throughout the country.
Paradiso Chapter 2 - “Memory Room” now featured in NYC created and designed by Michael Counts- The projection walls will take you on a journey.
Bio: Michael Counts resides in NYC. is a 20-year pioneer of immersive entertainment, creating large-scale installations, theatrical productions and innovative media and entertainment experiences, often in unconventional spaces throughout the world. Hailed as a “mad genius” by the New York Times and “one of the most fertile imaginations working in New York theater today” by Time Out New York, the NY Times wrote an extensive profile chronicling his recent work.