Capital Classics theater company will return to the golden age of radio this Halloween season – We-Ha
A spooky event for the whole family will appear on stage at Saint Joseph’s College in West Hartford this October with “Halloween Horror: An Evening of Old Time Radio Theater.”
Get ready to get goosebumps to get goosebumps! Back by popular demand, Capital Classics Theater Company presents “Halloween Horror: An Evening of Old Time Radio Theater” at Saint Joseph’s University Hoffman Auditorium in West Hartford Thursday-Saturday October 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m.
Just like back in the golden age of radio, members of Capital Classics will bring three spooky tales to life for audiences of all ages this Halloween season. Originally broadcast in the 1940s on the radio show “Lights Out”, Capital Classics will perform “Don’t Tell Me About Halloween” by Wyllis Cooper and “The Dark” and “Knock at the Door” by Arch Oboler – right before your eyes – and your ears, with live music and sound effects!
Co-founder Laura Sheehan will direct “Halloween Horror: An Evening of Old Time Radio Theater” and Mike Isko will provide the Foley SFX. The cast includes Betzabeth Castro, Emely Burns Larsen, Wil Moses and Geoffrey Sheehan.
Over the years, Capital Classics has spooked audiences this Halloween with radio theatrical performances of “The Invisible Man” (2019), “Frankenstein” (2018), “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (2017 ), “War of the Worlds” (2016), “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (2015), “Dracula” (2014), “Poe Down Below”, An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe Stories (2013) and Macabre Macbeth (2010).
Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, October 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October. 11-2 p.m. at Saint Joseph’s University Hoffman Auditorium, 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT. Tickets are $20 for the general public and $14 for seniors, students, and groups of 10 or more. Cash-only tickets will be sold at the door, but you can also book tickets online in advance at www.CapitalClassics.org Where www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5553963.
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