Thursday, September 18, 2008
WildClaw Theatre's First Annual
Ten Minutes of Terror Radio Play Festival.
Chicago, IL—September 18, 2008—WildClaw Theatre Company proudly announces Deathscribe: Ten Minutes of Terror Radio Play Festival, Monday October 6th, at 8:00pm, presented at the historic Music Box Theater, 3733 N. Southport Ave, Chicago. Admission to this evening of spine-tingling entertainment is $15 if purchased in advance through our website (www.wildclawtheatre.com) or $20 at the door.
Continuing our pursuit of intelligent, imaginative horror storytelling, we solicited and received original works from both theatre and horror aficionados from around the world. We are pleased to announce this year's Deathscribe Horror Radio Festival lineup:
"A Crying Shame", written by Doug Lamoreux and directed by Adam Kozlowski (Lifeline Theatre, WildClaw Theatre ).
"The Friend", written by Jenn Udoni and directed by Jeff Christian (award winning actor and director, Seanachi Theatre and Shakespeare Project company member).
"Transmission Unknown", written by Charles M. Kline and directed by Lindsay Porter (Running With Scissors, Live Bait).
"Dark and Stormy", written by Albert Gerber and directed by Don Hall (founding director, WNEP Theater).
"Career Day", written by Chris Hainsworth and directed by Tom Mula (award-winning Chicago playwright, actor, director, and best-selling author).
This evening of five original horror radio dramas, performed by renowned Chicago actors, featuring live foley sound, special guests, and a live band in the Chicago's historic Music Box Theater guarantees a unique evening of horror theatre.
A "Best of the Fest" award will be chosen by a celebrity panel of judges that includes WGN radio personality and Chicago Theatre director Nick Digilio, Chicago Dramatists artistic director Russ Tutterow, award winning graphic artist Tony Akins, horror author and Columbia College faculty member Mort Castle, and The Goodman Theatre's award winning director Steve Scott.
Deathscribe kicks off WildClaw Theatre's thrilling second season, which includes H.P. Lovecraft's "The Dreams in the Witch House" directed and adapted by Charley Sherman premiering this fall, and Scott T. Barsotti's "The Revenants", directed by Anne Adams premiering next spring. For more information, please visit us at www.wildclawtheatre.com.
The Music Box Theatre is near all forms of public transportation and is wheelchair accessible. Neighborhood parking near the Music Box is limited. Please allow extra time when arriving by car.
To interview any WildClaw company members concerning Deathscribe or our 2nd season, please contact Brian Amidei at (773)220-1258.