Deathscribe X

Monday, December 4, 2017 @ 8pm
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Judges:

Bonnie Bones
Jill Hopkins
Mary Robinette Kowal
Steve Ritchie
Bethany Thomas
Joseph Zettelmaier

Featuring:

THE DEATHSCRIBE ORCHESTRA featuring Joe Griffin, Laura McKenzie, Eric Engleson, Tim Koelling, Hilary Holbrook, Tim Griffin, and Paul Foster*


LIVE FOLEY designed by Ele Matelan*, performed by Moira Begale*, Ele Matelan, and Shandee Vaughan*


MASTER OF CEREMONIES: Josh Zagoren*, Artistic Director of WildClaw Theatre

*WildClaw company member

Winner

Cavities

 

By Bill Daniel
Directed by Thrisa Hodits

Featuring Sasha Smith, Morgan McNaught and Nina O’Keefe

Everyone gets a little anxious about visiting the dentist.
Some people have better reasons than others.

“There is a sharp pain in Teddy’s mouth, like the screeching of a violin.”

 

Finalists

Beckon

 

By Scott T. Barsotti
Directed by Charlotte Drover

Featuring Diego Colón , Christina Hall and Isabella Claudio

A sound engineer subjects himself to sonic torture in pursuit of his obsession.

“Infrasound doesn’t cause people to think they’re seeing ghosts.
Infrasound causes people to
see ghosts.”

 

Creatures of Circumstance

 

By Travis Williams
Directed by Sara Sevigny

Featuring Corrbette Pasko and Audrey Bellemare

Sue and Mary-Beth have a hole in their basement.
Sometimes, things crawl out of it.

“I’ve got it under control. I’ll kill it good. Just like the others.”

 

Loaners

 

By Dan Finnen and Sarah Gise
Directed by Sydney Charles

Featuring Barnabas Lake, Michael Turrentine, Bear Bellinger and Aimée Rousseau

Terry knew he’d be able to hear things he hadn’t heard in years, but the whispers in his new hearing aids are more than just the air conditioning…

“So you’re saying that you heard voices… in your hearing aids?
Do you hear those ‘voices’ in your hearing aids right now?”

 

Monstruos

 

By Jim McDoniel
Directed by Kaiser Ahmed

Featuring Serge D’angoulême, Paloma Nozicka, Beaumont Sheridan, Michael Turrentine, Bear Bellinger and Diego Colón

Father Felipe catches a thief stealing from his church, and hears a late-night confession that draws him into a nightmare.

“I saw him looking at us. Really looking. And after that… I just knew.”