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The Woman in Black Arrives at the Royal George Theatre

The Woman in Black Arrives at the Royal George Theatre
The Woman in Black has been terrifying audiences for 30 years in London. Royal George Theatre is prepared to shock Chicago audiences with this chilling production presented by PW Productions and Pemberley Productions. Susan Hill’s deeply unsettling Gothic ghost story (adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt) is the American premiere of the original London... Read more »

WildClaw Theatre Presents New Chilling Play, SECOND SKIN

WildClaw Theatre Presents New Chilling Play, SECOND SKIN
Celebrating ten years of bringing horror to the Chicago stage, WildClaw Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Second Skin, a new production by Kristin Idaszak and directed by Jess Hutchinson. Second Skin is told in three interconnected monologues starring Paula Ramirez, Stephanie Shum, and Hilary Williams. It is a haunting study of the delicate... Read more »

Horror Writers! Submit to Deathscribe Now!

Horror Writers! Submit to Deathscribe Now!
Submissions are currently open for DEATHSCRIBE, WildClaw Theatre’s 11th Annual International Festival of Horror Radio Plays. WildClaw, a talented company dedicated to bringing tales of horror to the Chicago stage all year-long, seeks terrifying radio scripts running ten minutes long. These stories need to be truly scary, smart, full of dread, suspenseful, horrifying, or just... Read more »
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Casting Call for MIASMA: A Terror Experience

Casting Call for MIASMA: A Terror Experience
Miasma: a terror experience is an adult-only, interactive, extreme, immersive experience exploring darker psychological themes than the average person is used to having during haunt season. Their goal is to perform a truly terrifying moment for each person on a unique case-by-case basis. They’re currently casting for their upcoming show in Chicago this September (official... Read more »

WildClaw Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Future Echoes

WildClaw Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Future Echoes
WildClaw Theatre opens its 10th year of bringing horror to the Chicago stage with Future Echoes by Paul Foster to begin the 2018 season. Directed by Norine McGrath, this horror play begins with a group of college friends reuniting at a dinner party and reminiscing about the past. They soon realize time is no longer... Read more »

Need Creepy Electronic Props for Your Haunted House or Movie Set?

Photo Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Dept.
Calling all haunt owners, horror/sci-fi directors, prop handlers, collectors, and mad scientists! If you happen to fall into one of these categories and need peculiar, old electronic props, you’re in luck. The Cook County Sheriff’s Department came across a massive amount of curious items found inside a barn on an old farmstead they recently acquired... Read more »
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Rapture 2017 Dark Art Exhibition

Rapture 2017 Dark Art Exhibition
Aeon Gallery & Art Collective present “Rapture,” a group art exhibition featuring dark artworks by multiple artists from around the world on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. The exhibit, curated by Zmiya Mochoruk and Cheryl Ryan, will have work by dark, contemporary, and fine artists of all types and levels of experience. “Rapture” features a selection... Read more »

October Horror Movie Challenge 2017

October Horror Movie Challenge 2017
Helloooooooo, October! Went for a chilly walk tonight and was thrilled to see pumpkins already being placed on doorsteps. More people seem extra excited about the Halloween season this year. Stores have been selling seasonal merchandise for at least a month already. Is this a problem? Never. Now that it’s officially October 1st, we can... Read more »

Akvavit Theatre Presents GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre

Akvavit Theatre Presents GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre
Akvavit Theatre presents GHOSTS & ZOMBIES, a newly translated version of Henrik Ibsen’s classic 1881 Norwegian story, Ghosts (which first hit the Chicago stage in 1882). Chad Eric Bergman’s American translation offers a contemporary Swedish tale with a little twist… Zombies! Directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch and written by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tenby,... Read more »
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Weekend: Black Sunday, Horrorbles Returns, and More

Weekend: Black Sunday, Horrorbles Returns, and More
Events in the Chicago area are going strong this weekend, mostly starting today through the next few days. The Mario Bava Italian horror film series continues at the Gene Siskel Film Center, Berwyn’s beloved horror store Horrorbles returns with an official launch today, The Nightingale’s garage sale offers items filmmakers might want to check out,... Read more »
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