We Are Indie Horror are fans of new and original ideas. A few years back, we caught wind of an incredible experience called Delusion, an interactive theater experience. Due to Delusion being out of commission until next year, creator Jon Braver has let the world know what he is doing in the mean time. This year Jon Braver at Delusion is out promoting his favorite Halloween production, due to Delusion being delayed until next year. Wicked Lit 2015 allows audiences to experience three short plays led through the grounds of the mausoleum and cemetery at Mountain View Mausoleum & Cemetery (2300 N. Marengo Ave.
Altadena CA 91001)
Wicked Lit is a theater company that has been around since 2009 and last year bested even Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood Gothique as best Halloween attraction. The company consists of 22 actors and run this year’s show for seven weeks. The show runs approximately 2 Hours and 45 minutes and for an added fee you can get a Backstage Experience on how they put the show together. Delusion has been kind enough to inform via social media, if you mentionDelusion in the comments section of your checkout, you will recieve that backstage experience free of charge!!
Unbound Productions has been putting on Wicked Lit for seven years now and is brought to life by Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack. You can catch this play’s run between October 2nd and November 14, 2015
This year the interactive theater company is adapting three horror stories into walking plays for world premieres. The plays are listed below. Tickets are not too expensive at most $45 and can be as cheap as $25. Be sure to grab yours fast, they are sure to sell out
For tickets and more information please visit http://unboundproductions.org/wicked-lit-2015/
The Grove of Rashomon
By Jonathan Josephson
Directed by Darin Anthony
Adapted from “In A Grove” by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Masago, a maiden, is missing and her samurai, Takehiko, is dead. As her mother investigates the brutal crime, she encounters numerous versions of what happened on that fateful night in a haunting cedar grove. Staged in the cemetery at Mountain View, The Grove of Rashomon is a reimagining of the iconic short story that inspired the Akira Kurosawa film Rashomon
Featuring Sachiyo K, West Liang, Hisato Masuyama, Robert Paterno, Alpha Takahashi, and Kazumi Zatkin.
The Fall of the House of Usher
By Paul Millet
Directed by Jeff G. Rack
Adapted from the short story of the same name by Edgar Allan Poe
An enhanced, updated version of the play that was featured in the very first Wicked Lit at Greystone Mansion in 2009, this macabre tale of desperation and ambition will be staged inside the iconic mausoleum on the Mountain View grounds. Nathaniel has received a desperate and mysterious letter from his friend Roderick Usher. When he arrives, he is drawn into a nightmare world that brings a family’s horrifying past into an even more twisted and perverse present.
Featuring Carlos Larkin, Tanya Mironowski, Devon Michaels and Michael Prichard.
The Ebony Frame
By Susannah Myrvold
Directed by Jaime Robledo
Adapted from the short story of the same name by Edith Nesbit
Henry just inherited a lavish home from a relative he never met, and he is engaged to a woman who adores him beyond words – so things are good. But there is something about that painting that is just captivating – but what is it? Ah – nothing that can’t be sorted out by a Satanic wedding.
Featuring Deborah Dominguez, Kevin Dulude, Joe Fria, Angie Hobin and Tina Van Berckelaer.
The System(The Wicked Lit 2015 Frame)
Conceived, written & directed by Debbie McMahon
Based on the short story The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether by Edgar Allan Poe
Come one, come all, and enjoy our merry play! Get well, heal fast – just avoid Nurse Racher.
Featuring Alan Abelew, Kevin Dulude, Kyle Fox and Mark Ostrander.