Members of the Playbill On-Line Club now have a chance to pay their respects at the funeral of Mrs. Sylvia Schindler Grossman at the Off-Broadway smash-hit interactive comedy, Grandma Sylvia's Funeral. Mrs. Grossman was an early mentor of Bill Gates (she was his babysitter for a time), who died recently after being hit by a garbage truck on Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn.
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After more than 750 burials, and doing drop-dead business in New York for 22 months, Grandma Sylvia's Funeral can now proudly proclaim itself the Longest Running Funeral in History! That's a dozen coffins alone!
The SoHo Playhouse (The Helsenrot Jewish Mortuary) 15 Vandam Street, one block north of Spring Street, between Varick and 6th Avenue.