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When: Mondays, Sundays. Continues through Oct. 30 2017

The first half of Theater Oobleck's A Memory Palace of Fear is ingeniously disappointing. After checking in with an officious loan officer who poses problematic questions ("Why are you?" came my way), skittish, white-haired real estate agent Constance arrives, welcoming you to the open house. It seems you've signed up to tour a dilapidated home, its massive cardboard facade a jumble of cliches from commercial haunted houses and bad horror movies. Constance immediately offers reassuring words: "The seller is motivated." Continue reading >>

Price: $15 suggested donation; $10 for Drumm's performance; more if you can, free if you're broke

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