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This Brooklyn Nightclub Created a Musical Entirely About Ketamine


Brooklyn nightclub House of Yes is debuting a brand new, drug-inspired musical based on – yes – ketamine. To nobody's surprise, it's already promising to be a hit.

This article originally appeared on Thump

We recently told you everything you need to know about ketamine, but it appears we may have missed something, because the drug just got a musical created entirely in its honor. Ketamine: The Musical is set to debut at the latest Williamsburg-located incarnation of Brooklyn nightclub, House of Yes, which recently reopened in a new space following multiple moves since their original Queens location burned down in 2008.

Billing itself as an "an immersive, participatory, psychoactive and dissociative spectacle, " the event's musical direction will be provided by local DJ David Kiss, Sir Nathan, as well as collaboration from the cast; a group of individuals involved in the venue and the neighborhood's local music scene. Cheekily playing off thedrug's various side effects—"you will not be able to unhear or unfeel the things that you will see, hear and feel," the musical's description page reads—the show will reportedly run for one hour and fifteen minutes, which according to the creators will feel like an eternity. "The fun and scary kind," they added.

Read the full story by David Garber at Thump

Illustration by Adam Mignanelli

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