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Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

  • Posted : June 17th, 2019
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“What’s this? What’s this?” No, it’s not a dream… The Nightmare Before Christmas is returning to Chicago on October 31 and November 1! Get in the Halloween spirit with a screening of Tim Burton’s classic stop-motion film, featuring beloved songs like “This Is Halloween!” and “Jack’s Lament” performed live-to-film by the Chicago Philharmonic, who “truly [bring] to life the spooky magic of Danny Elfman’s legendary music” (Chicago Stage Standard). This new Chicago tradition has everything you need to celebrate Halloween with your family or your friends: Dress in your Halloween or Nightmare finest and come early for trick-or-treating, fun activities, and a costume contest in the Auditorium Theatre’s historic… and perhaps even haunted… obby.

Individual tickets go on sale July 19. For more information, visit Auditorium Theatre.org.

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Hardcore Hearse Club Hearse Show & Oddities Market on Saturday, June 15th

  • Posted : June 13th, 2019
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Hardcore Hearse Club, Oddities Market and Brauerhouse present the HEARSE SHOW & ODDITIES MARKET on Saturday, June 15th at 2:00 pm, featuring DJ Vamp and War Pigs (Black Sabbath Tribute Band). Brauerhouse is located at 1000 N. Rohlwing in Lombard, IL.

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WildClaw Presents The Brood: An Evening of the Horror Variety

  • Posted : May 20th, 2019
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WildClaw Theatre invites you to join us for a new cabinet of horrors! A one-night-only special engagement where we’ll raise a bit of Halloween spirit from the grave early.

The evening includes a variety show of performers specially curated from the darkest corners of the city; magic and music, burlesque and drag, and maybe even some puppets if you are lucky. We’re even bringing a favorite piece from Deathscribe, WildClaw’s International Audio Drama Festival, back to life just for you.

Get into the spirit with us and come as you are — or as you’d like to be — in costume, cosplay (the scarier the better), or your spookiest swanky apparel. Don’t have time or need some help? Wildclaw makeup artists will be available that night to provide you with special makeup and costume pieces for the evening. Costume or not, just be there!

Drink, laugh, scream, and mingle and when the night is over and you wander home slightly unbalanced — from the whiskey or the cavalcade of strange things you’ve borne witness to — know that you will not be falling asleep early…

Bar opens at 7:00; Doors at 7:30; Show begins at 8:00. Tickets include one drink ticket in purchase price.

Tickets are open seating. All seats (except reserved tables) are available at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4226060 on a first come, first served basis when doors open.

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Win 2 Passes to See a Special Advance Screening of MA!

  • Posted : May 9th, 2019
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Dark Chicago has received a set of Admit 2 Passes to give away to a special advance screening of MA at 7:30 pm on March 19th. ALL PASSES HAVE BEEN CLAIMED.

Please note: These screenings are first-come, first-served and tend to fill up to capacity, so plan to arrive earlyThe pass you print does NOT guarantee entry if the venue is full!

Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe.

Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town (Diana Silvers, Glass), to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids has to stay sober. Don’t curse. Never go upstairs. And call her “Ma.”

But as Ma’s hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on earth.

MA opens nationwide on May 31st, 2019. #MaMovie

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NIGHT OF THE CREEPS Reunion & Tickets Now On Sale! Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention 2019

  • Posted : April 8th, 2019
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Tickets for the 2019 Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention are now on sale, including multiple VIP and weekend packages: http://flashbackweekend.com/tickets.html

Just added to the already-amazing celebrity guest lineup: Night of the Creeps director Fred Dekker and stars Tom Atkins, Jason Lively, Jill Whitlow and Steve Marshall!

Fred Dekker
Tom Atkins
Jason Lively
Jill Whitlow
Steve Marshall

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