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The Shadow Over Innsmouth (2013)

By Scott T. Barsotti*
Adapted from the novella by H.P. Lovecraft
Directed by Shade Murray

December 12th, 2013 – January 26, 2014
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 North Southport, Chicago, 60657

“Do you sometimes find it difficult to close your eyes?”

Small towns have big secrets. In the dead of winter, an eager young student of anthropology is pulled toward the strange and isolated village of Innsmouth, Massachusetts, where the only thing more disquieting than the furtive townsfolk is the pervasive odor of death, decay, and rotting fish in the air. Some say a pagan cult drove all of the orthodox churches out. Some say there are endless tunnels beneath the town. And some say they’ve seen devils on the reef by the light of the moon. But all who hear its name, spoken in hushed whispers throughout New England, will agree on one thing: there is a dark and sinister shadow over Innsmouth.

Featuring Brian Amidei*, Christy Arington, Mary Jo Bolduc, Brittany Burch, Matt Farabee, Steve Herson*, Brady Johnson, Katherine Kerman, Bob Kruse, Ele Matelan*, Mark Pracht, Jude Roche, David Seeber, Adam Shalzi

Shade Murray – Director
Scott T. Barsotti* – Adaptor, Movement Design
Lindsey Miller – Stage Manager
Aly Renee Amidei* – Costume, Mask, & Makeup Design
Ben Dawson – Production Manager
Misha Fiksel – Sound Consultant
Heather Gilbert** – Lighting Design
Adam Goldstein – Dialect Coach
Kenneth Hite* – Dramaturg
John Kelly – Master Electrician
Justin Kreck-Snyder – Technical Director
Mikey Moran – Sound Design
Brad Sauper – Properties Design
John Ross Wilson* – Scenic Design
Peter Bisinov, Janelle Boudreau, Brian Burke*, Adam Seidel, Kelsey Shipley, Kate Hardiman – Scenic Painters
Coye Vega*, Allie Kunkler*, Michaela Petro* – Makeup Assistants
Chris Walls – Carpenter
Charlie Athanas* – Poster Design
Casey Cunningham* – Casting Director
Mandy Walsh* – Marketing & Hospitality
Michaela Petro* – Hospitality