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 »

Weekend: Frankenstein Play, Skeletons in the Closet Premiere, and More

Weekend: Frankenstein Play, Skeletons in the Closet Premiere, and More
An abundance of horror-themed plays are rushing to the Chicago stage very soon. This weekend begins performances of Frankenstein and Little Shop of Horrors, among other ongoing productions. This fall season, quite a few companies will be presenting their own versions of Frankenstein! A separate post on the upcoming horror plays this year will be... Read more »

Weekend: Demons with Geretta Geretta Q&A, King Cohen, Revenge, & More

Weekend: Demons with Geretta Geretta Q&A, King Cohen, Revenge, & More
It’s another wild weekend in Chicago for genre fans. The Halloween season is moving in slowly but steadily like a fog hiding monsters we actually want to find… “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: DEMONS with star GERETTA GERETTA in person! – (Sept. 1st from 1pm-6pm) Meet star Geretta Geretta! She will be signing photo... Read more »
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Weekend: Summer of 84, Noir City, Wheaton All Night Flea Market

Weekend: Summer of 84, Noir City, Wheaton All Night Flea Market
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: SUMMER OF ’84 – (Aug. 17th & 18th at midnight) A standout at Cinepocalypse Film Festival this summer! The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Silent Summer Film Festival – (Aug. 17th-19th) Live organ by Jay Warren! Hosted by the Silent Film Society of Chicago... Read more »

Flashback Weekend Horror Con, 16mm Horror Classics, & More Weekend Fun

Flashback Weekend Horror Con, 16mm Horror Classics, & More Weekend Fun
Quick events list to keep your horror cravings satisfied! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: Flashback Weekend Horror Con – (August 3rd-5th) Annual horror convention with celebrity guests, panels, vendors, and outdoor screenings (Child’s Play and Fright Night). Don’t miss cast reunions of Fright Night, Child’s Play, Ash vs. Evil Dead, and Friday the 13th:... Read more »

Weekend: Stephen King Film Fest, Accumulator 1, Sci-Fi Fest

Weekend: Stephen King Film Fest, Accumulator 1, Sci-Fi Fest
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: GREETINGS FROM CASTLE ROCK: A Stephen King Film Festival – (July 27th & 28th) Celebrate Stephen King on 35mm! The Losers’ Club curates 8 films that relate to Castle Rock in connection with the new series on Hulu. Friday films: STAND BY ME, CUJO, CREEPSHOW. Saturday films: THE SHAWSHANK... Read more »
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Explore Horror, Independent Films, and More on Kanopy

Explore Horror, Independent Films, and More on Kanopy
Since this weekend started on Friday the 13th–otherwise known as a national holiday for horror fans–it’s a good time to mention another great way to watch horror films online. KANOPY is a free streaming service that is available to anyone with a library card whose library participates in this service. As of now, Kanopy is... Read more »

Weekend: G-Fest, Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Horror Plays

Weekend: G-Fest, Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Horror Plays
Another great variety of ways to spend your weekend going through next week in the city of Chicago and beyond. Weird dark art exhibits, horror screenings, outdoor movies, horror plays, and the biggest, baddest convention ever to celebrate Godzilla! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: G-FEST XXV – (July 13th-15th) 25th anniversary of the largest... Read more »

Stephen King Film Festival Gears Up for Castle Rock

Stephen King Film Festival Gears Up for Castle Rock
In anticipation of Hulu’s July 25th premiere of the new series Castle Rock, The Losers’ Club (co-hosts of the Consequence of Sound podcast) has curated eight films to screen at Greetings from Castle Rock: A Stephen King Festival at the Music Box Theatre on July 27th & 28th. This two-day film fest will offer 35mm... Read more »
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Otherworld Theatre Company Grand Opening

Otherworld Theatre Company Grand Opening
Chicago-area fans of science fiction and fantasy will soon have a new place to interact with others in the community, as Otherworld Theatre Company will be opening their doors on July 14th, 2018. This venue (3914 N. Clark) will be dedicated to live performances of these genres with a pay-what-you-can plan to allow all fans... Read more »
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