Blair Thomas & Company announces an exclusive preview of their new Halloween performance, The Tell-Tale Heart. This incomparable interpretation of one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous short stories, a psychological portrait of a mad murderer who is tormented by the sound of his victim’s relentless heartbeat, will be performed in various private locations within Chicago in October, 2012. The performance includes original music by Mark Messing and Bunraku puppets by Shoshanna Utchenik.
Each night, an intimate party and performance will support the remarkable contemporary puppet theater work of Blair Thomas & Company. Hosted in three distinctive locations, these unique events include dinner, drinks and Blair’s latest creation. 6:30pm – Dinner and Drinks; 7:30pm – Performance of The Tell-Tale Heart. Tickets ($80 each) for adults and kids age 8 and up are available through Brown Paper Tickets links below.
Tuesday, October 23 at Coyle & Herr, 1200 W. 35th St.
Explore and enjoy Coyle & Herr, Chicago’s inspiring home furnishings consignment warehouse. Discover why Rick Kogan of the Chicago Tribune calls it “‘the world’s biggest living room.'” For tickets click HERE.
Wednesday, October 24, at the home of De and Paul Gray
Visit the home of gallery owners and art collectors De and Paul Gray, and experience their spectacular skyline view and world-class art collection, including a privately commissioned work by Jaume Plensa. For tickets click HERE.
Tuesday, October 30, start at the home of Claire Geall Sutton and Mark Sutton
Continue at the home of Karen Carter Lynch and Brad Lynch. Start this progressive evening in the cozy confines of the Sutton home surrounded by their eclectic art collection. Then stroll next door to a modern architectural masterpiece designed by owner Brad Lynch. For tickets click HERE.
And for the little ones…
In addition to the evening event on October 30 at 4:15pm, there will be a separate 15 minute long family-friendly performance of “Halloween Tales” (for kids ages 3-8). Tickets are $10, click HERE to purchase.