"It's like Squid Game -- for the VIPS." - Cynthia Von Buhler
THE NYC BALL
"One of the top things to do in New York before you die."
-Time Out NY
"The Worlds Sexiest New Year's Eve Party"
- The Sun (UK)
- The New York Post
THE IMMERSIVE EXCURSION
“The kind of night that taps into the artistic foundation of what New York used to be: lavish, worth loving and completely ludicrous.”
– Inside Hook
“Seducing you away from your sense of reality into a more subconscious, dreamlike state of mind, where anything is possible.” - Gothamist
“Lavish, eccentric, mysterious, and exclusive.” “A play like no other.” “Playing with the five senses.”
– Untapped Cities
"Very entertaining new immersive theatrical experience from multi-talented writer and director Cynthia Von Buhler."
- Time Out
"Von Buhler strikes a good balance between entertaining her guests and telling a story."
- Paper Magazine
"Illuminates the Obscure in the Lavish, Erotic, Yet Playful Illuminati Ball."
- Broadway World
Where Cynthia von Buhler’s Fantasies Have Full Rein
The New York Times interview
A Mystery Ball Where the Illuminati Have Cloven Hooves
The New York Times feature
"Illuminati Ball" returns for New York Comic Con book release
AM New York feature
"Without the black dark how would you know what light is? Without pain and death how would you know how good life is? This is not for the weak hearted or the weak minded.” – Prodigy of Mobb Deep
“Brings together mystery, conspiracy and the human condition in one magical story ... no doubt, The Illuminati Ball is one of the best books of the year” - The Daily Fandom
"This elegantly drawn book will attract fans of burlesque and dystopian visions alike" - Publishers Weekly
“Sinister and provocative ... the sexy stuff of nightmares” - Inverse
"an inherently fascinating and thought-provoking graphic novel-- one that will linger in the mind and memory of the reader long after it has been finished." - Midwest Book Review
“Brims over with horror largess and images of nightmares” - Geekorama
“The Illuminati Ball has a magnificent concept . . .”--New York Journal of Books
"Plunges readers into a hypnotic and disturbing world that, when the ostentatious layers are peeled away, reflects our own" - Women Write About Comics