Thursday, October 16, 2008

"Dreams in the Witch House" -It Begins...

J David Moeller, reporting:
-Chicago; WildClaw Theatre's Charley Sherman has adapted H.P. Lovecraft's horror tale "Dreams in the Witch House" into a four act play and is directing 10 highly skilled actors playing 29 roles. Set to open November 16th in Chicago's Atheneaum Theater, the play examines folklore, witchcraft, betrayal, murder, coincidence and horror in a quest to scare the bejeebies out of it's audiences.

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Cast members at the first read-through of the script. Dir. Charley Sherman (c.)

The WildClaw Theatre company was formed specifically to bring horror, science fiction, and fantasy works to the live stage. It's premier production was another of Sherman's adaptations; the horror master Edward Machen's "The Great God Pan".

Play posters by Charlie Athanas

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1 comment:

Mr. Morlock said...

Caractacus? Fantastic choice, J.David. Don't know your associations, but for me, that name conjures up the mad scientist inventor of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. not Dick Van Dyke, mind you, but the bad-ass, spy-hunting, gangster-thwarting fellow from the original Ian Fleming story.