For their latest prank, New York based troupe Improv Everywhere have re-enacted a scene from Ghostbusters at the New York Public Library.
According to the New York Times the library approached Improv Everywhere to stage the scene in order to raise awareness about its Don’t Close the Book campaign, as the library is facing budget cuts of around $37 million.
The group have a detailed behind-the-scenes report on how they prepared and executed it all.
Fans of the original film will note that the 1984 comedy features the library in its opening scenes:
The New York-based group specialises in “scenes of chaos and joy in public places” and in the last few years have staged similar performances such as Frozen Grand Central, the Food Court Musical, and the No Pants Subway Ride.
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