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Danielle Tarento presents
The Grift
"Inventive, ingenious, unfolds with a whole lot of style, smarts and charm…like stepping giddily into a junior-varsity version of 'The Sting”
 
  • Tom SalamonWriter/Diretcor
Tom Salamon
Writer/Diretcor

GOOSEBUMPS ALIVE - Director/Co-Writer. The Vaults, London, 2016 Immersive adaptation of RL Stine’s children’s books for adult audience, taking place throughout 17,000 sq. foot space The Vaults under Waterloo Station. 18,000+ attendees over an eight-week run. “Gloriously spine-tingling...writer and director Tom Salamon nails the tone so perfectly that each gruesome story feels like a gift.” —The Stage



THE GRIFT - Director/Writer. La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, CA, 2015. Immersive, participatory show—part theatre, part game—taking place in the landmark Lafayette Hotel in San Diego. Produced and presented by Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse. Sold-out eight-week run. “Inventive, ingenious, unfolds with a whole lot of style, smarts and charm...like stepping giddily into a junior-varsity version of 'The Sting.’” —UT San Diego (Critics Pick)


ACCOMPLICE: SAN DIEGO - Director/Writer. La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, CA, 2013. Produced and presented by Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse. Sold-out four-month run.
 “Tightly scripted, funny, well-cast, lively and very entertaining adventure.” —UT San Diego



WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING – Writer. Los Angeles, CA, 2013. Contracted by WDI for ten-week period to write and develop treatments for immersive productions for use inside Disney parks and cruise lines.


MYSTERY AT THE MUSEUM - Director/Writer. Museum Of Natural History, NYC, 2013. The first commission of its kind by the American Museum Of Natural History in NYC, this immersive, participatory production enjoyed an 18-month run.


ACCOMPLICE: LONDON - Director/Writer. Menier Chocolate Factory, London, 2013. Produced and presented by the Olivier and Tony Award-winning Menier Chocolate Factory, co-produced by Tony-Award winner Neil Patrick Harris. Two-year run.
 ****Four out of five stars – Critic’s Pick. —Time Out London. “A terrifying ingenious performance...a cult hit in the making.” —The Telegraph London


ACCOMPLICE: HOLLYWOOD - Director/Writer. Produced by Tony-Award winner Neil Patrick Harris. Two-year run. Best of 2009 —LA Weekly
. Winner, Best Design —LA Weekly Theater Awards


ACCOMPLICE: NEW YORK - Director/Writer/Creator. 
Immersive, participatory show—part game, part theater—taking place in real locations throughout NYC. Over 150,000 attendees since opening in 2015. “Ingenious and Unique – Don’t Miss!” —Time Out New York
. Like being in the middle of the Michael Douglas movie ‘The Game’” The New York Times