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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 »

Weekend: Horror Screenings, Book Release Parties, Plays, Exhibits

Weekend: Horror Screenings, Book Release Parties, Plays, Exhibits
Chicago’s overflowing with horror this weekend as we make the countdown toward Halloween. Be sure to peruse this list carefully, as each section has been updated with quite a few interesting options for tonight through next week and beyond! Horror films and monthly horror series, macabre plays, horror book release events, haunted houses, witchy fairs,... Read more »

Weekend: Drive-In Horror, 70mm Fest, Splatter Theater, Haunted Houses

Weekend: Drive-In Horror, 70mm Fest, Splatter Theater, Haunted Houses
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: Dusk-to-Dawn HorrorFest at Midway Drive-In – (Sept. 22nd) Flashback Weekend Horror Con presents a drive-in night of horror showing The Thing, The Blob, The Funhouse, and Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers. Horror vendors, vintage ads, “World of Death” episodes, and more. Adults $15; Children (aged 3-11) $5. Box Office opens at... Read more »
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Chicago Horror and Sci-Fi Events in May

Chicago Horror and Sci-Fi Events in May
I will be on vacation today through next weekend, so the events list is filled with screenings, horror plays, exhibits, and more genre fun going on throughout the rest of the month of May. The list is as comprehensive as it can be right now, but venues could be adding more films next week. Enjoy... Read more »

Carrie 2: The Rage (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)

Carrie 2: The Rage (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)
Underscore Theatre Company celebrates the Halloween season with a world premiere of their stage production, Carrie 2: The Rage (An Unauthorized Musical Parody), to launch their 2017-18 season. Stephen King’s iconic 1974 horror story, Carrie, made quite an impression on film audiences when it was adapted to the screen in 1976. Carrie 2: The Rage... 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 »

Krampus! Christmas Horror Show

Krampus! Christmas Horror Show
Strangeloop Theatre presents a delightfully frightful way to start out December properly with four nights of KRAMPUS! While based on the darker side of history, this play will ensure enough humor to keep any fears of Christmas devils at bay. As long as children are good, the cloven-hoofed, long-tongued, horned Krampus won’t make an appearance... Read more »

Feathers and Teeth Horror Comedy at the Goodman Theatre

Feathers and Teeth Horror Comedy at the Goodman Theatre
The Goodman Theatre brings chills and giggles with Feathers and Teeth to start off their 2015/2016 season. This dark comedy invites audiences to immerse themselves into the lives of a very dysfunctional family who might have inadvertently found themselves to be living inside a haunted house. Written by Charise Castro Smith and directed by Resident... Read more »
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Cemetery Screening, Chilling Plays, and More Weekend Thrills

Cemetery Screening, Chilling Plays, and More Weekend Thrills
Things are getting crazy this weekend and the best bet is to bookmark the plays that will be running throughout October and catch the more limited events if possible. It sounds expensive, but there is always something cool to do for free as well (scroll down to the cemetery screening!). Horror on the Chicago stage... Read more »
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