Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Wildclaw Wicked Winter Carnival

WildClaw Theatre presents

The Wicked Winter Carnival
A Benefit for The Great God Pan

You are cordially invited to the Wicked Winter Carnival, a benefit for WildClaw Theatre's inaugural production, Arthur Machen's The Great God Pan.

Please join us as we celebrate the season and this new venture, bringing true horror to the Chicago stage, with music, staged readings, food, dancing, raffles, contests, silent auctions, cash bar, and dancing monkeys.*

Where: Strawdog Theatre, 3829 North Broadway, Chicago
When: Saturday, December 8 th. Doors open at 8. Entertainment begins promptly at 8:30 and will continue well into the morning.

Live performances by:
-James Anthony Zoccoli,
-Shanghai Low Theatricals featuring Steve Pickering
-The Pat Smillie Blues Band,
-Ingenious Whittler (featuring Jeff Christian)
-Andy Lawfer, Esteban Cruz, and the Game Show Show Girls
-Plus several more very special guests!

Also on tap for the evening:
-The B-movie Horror Queen Scream-off,
-Turn Your Friend into a Monster with Aly Greaves
-The Ultimate Horror Movie Trivia contest
-50/50 raffle
-Glorious prizes
-Dancing monkeys*

A remarkably frightening Silent Auction with items such as:
-A full headshot session, w/makeup
-Restaurant and spa packages
-A vintage 1980 Moog Opus 3 synthesizer. Just think - you too can be like Kraftwerk, Stereolab, or The Rentals!

All this, and more, for a suggested donation at the door of $20.

Proceeds from this benefit will go directly towards WildClaw Theatre's inaugural production, Arthur Machen's The Great God Pan, adapted and directed by Charley Sherman, opening February 24 th at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago.

If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, please send a check or money order made out to WildClaw Theatre, 312 N. May, Chicago, Il 60607. Or, please visit, where you can make a direct credit card donation using PayPal.

You do NOT want to miss this Spectacularly Horrific and Supernaturally Decadent Evening of Holiday Debauchery, Myth and Mayhem!!!

* There will be no dancing monkeys.

And for the Buffy fans....i believe a certain Mister Trick might be attending...i will be very excited! There will be some Buffy Swag up for auction as well!

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