House of the Exquisite Corpse Rough House Theatre

Oct 7 - 30

Descend into the HOUSE OF THE EXQUISITE CORPSE, an all-new immersive anthology of horror told through peep-show puppetry. Rough House has assembled six teams of Chicago's most ingenious puppet artists to concoct six unique visions of intimate horror.  Brave the halls of a cursed and ancient house to peer through keyholes, cracks, and hidden doors to discover surreal worlds that will terrify and amaze.


**Rough House Theatre is a part of a growing coalition of performing arts venues and producers across Chicagoland that have agreed upon Covid-19 Requirements for audiences. Please click Tickets Link to read their COVID safety, disclaimers and protocol before attending their indoor performances ** 


10/7/21 - 10/30/21

Thu-Sat; see Ticket link for Show times


This October, descend into the HOUSE OF THE EXQUISITE CORPSE, an all-new immersive anthology of horror told through peep-show puppetry. Rough House has assembled six teams of Chicago's most ingenious puppet artists to concoct six unique visions of intimate horror. Brave the halls of a cursed and ancient house to peer through keyholes, cracks, and hidden doors to discover surreal worlds that will terrify and amaze.

 

 

Through puppetry, sound, performance art, movement, and illusion, EXQUISITE CORPSE will horrify and enrapture. An evolution of Rough House's sold-out HARROW HOUSE , this new immersive experience beckons you to gaze into nightmares you won't soon forget. Audiences beware. Some of these nightmares gaze back.

 

Performers
Time Brickey & Sam Lewis, Felix Mayes, Mike Oleon, Claire Saxe, K.T. Shivak, Corey Smith. Collaborating Room Artists (as of Aug 18): Sara Kachelman, David Gordezky, Jeremy Ohringer

Production
Connor Sale (Lighting), Emily Chervony (Production Manager), Mike Oleon (Scenic Designer, Artistic Coordinator), Claire Saxe (Artistic Coordinator), Joey Meland (Sound Designer), Grace Needlman (Puppet Designer), Caitlin McLeod (Costumer Designer), Fletcher Pierson (Assistant Artistic Coordinator), Saskia Bakker (Assistant Decorator), Warren Wernick (Technical Director).

Tags: Theater, American, 2021