Early Wicked Lit Photos – Sneak Peek!

Brand new Wicked Lit Photos

Wicked Lit photos from Dracula’s Guest are available for your enjoyment! Peruse photos of cast members McKenzie Eckels, Angie Hobin, Eric Keitel and John T. Cogan as they journey throughout rural Romania in Bram Stoker’s terrifying tale.

Enjoy additional photos here.
Check out the latest press release for Wicked Lit 2014 here.

These fabulous photos were taken by Daniel Kitayama. The play was adapted by John Lesie and is directed by Jeff G. Rack.

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Wicked Lit at ScareLA

Wicked Lit at ScareLA

Thank you to the hundreds of fans who came to see Wicked Lit at ScareLA last weekend! We had a blast meeting you all at our booth, participating in the first ever “Theatre of Halloween” panel, and exploring all of the awesome events that will be coming to LA this October.

Visit www.ScareLA.com for more info about events and spooky happenings later in the year!

We were thrilled to participate in this fabulous panel on Sunday night:

5pm: Stage Frights: Horror and Halloween Theater – Wicked Lit at ScareLA
From mausoleums to old abandoned houses, tales of Lovecraftian beasts to immersive, interactive vignettes of sheer terror, Los Angeles provides an unparalleled number of theatre companies devoted to horror. CreepyLA’s theatre editor Richard Becker leads a discussion on staged frights with Paul Millet and Jeff G. Rack from Wicked Lit, Jon Braver with Haunted Play, Zombie Joe from Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre, and Dan Spurgeon and Drew Blakeman with the Visceral Company, as each describe their own approach towards the theatrical experience, and upcoming productions perfect for the Halloween season.

Tickets to A Night at the Mausoleum II are available now!

Make your reservations now – we will sell out!

Saturday, April12, 2014
6 p.m.-12 a.m.

Poker Tournament *  Play Readings * Short Film Screening
Silent Auction *  Cash Bar & Munchies

Admission limited to 150
Poker tournament ~ $45 buy-in (49 max)*

General admission ~ $25 (100 max)*

MEMBERS GET $5 OFF Check Your Email for a Special Code!

Make your reservations now – we will sell out!
For more details, visit the A Night at the Mausoleum II page.

Announcing Our 2014 Events – Members Get In Free!

Join us for a series of fantastic theatre events, all inspired by classic literature! Members can attend all of these events for free by making monthly, tax-deductible donations to our company. Click here or contact Jonathan at jonathan @ wickedlit dot org for details.

Katie Pelensky - Photo by Daniel Kitayama
Katie Pelensky in a staged reading of “The Garden Party” – Photo by Daniel Kitayama

Workshop Reading
Mystery Lit: Sherlock Was Wrong May, 2014
This event is supported in part by the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Department. Location: Pasadena Central Library
FREE – Reserved seating for Members

Wicked Lit Installation The Monkey’s Paw
Summer, 2014
In the spirit of The Tell-Tale Heart at ScareLA and A Ghost Story at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel: LA Location: TBD

Wicked Lit 2014

October, 2014
An evening of classic horror literature performed as an immersive theatre event!
Location: TBD

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - Wicked Lit 2013
Ilona Kulinska and Eric DeLoretta in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” – Wicked Lit 2013. Photo by Daniel Kitayama.

Workshop Reading Holiday Lit: A Christmas Carol
December, 2014
Follow Scrooge through a stunning mansion as the classic holiday story unfolds as an immersive event. Location: Pasadena Museum of History
FREE – Reserved seating for Members

Members make monthly contributions to our non-profit theatre company that will allow us to grow our artistic programming as well as our education and outreach programs. Members receive many special benefits including the ability to see our shows, again and again, subject to availability.

One-year Membership commitment required. Members also receive a $5 discount on additional tickets for friends for all events (when applicable). Click here or contact Jonathan at jonathan @ wickedlit dot org for details.

Photo: Ilona Kulinska in THE GARDEN PARTY, History Lit 2012. Photo by John T. Cogan.

The Criticis Rave About Wicked Lit 2013

We have two weekends left of Wicked Lit 2013! We have completely sold out of advance tickets, but you can sign up for standby here. Take a look at what the critics have thought of the show:"The Lurking Fear" - Wicked Lit 2013

Wicked Lit has transformed a mausoleum and cemetery into a hot ticket for horror-related site-specific theater.”
Don Shirley, LA Stage Times, October 21, 2013

“Wicked Lit celebrates its fifth anniversary with its most immersively frightening experience yet!”
Pasadena Weekly Cover Story, October 10, 2013

“Wicked Lit’s Best Halloween Theatre Festival Ever! …you must – absolutely must – head over to the Mountain View Mausoleum in Altadena for the 2013 Wicked Lit! We cannot recommend it highly enough.”Hollywood Gothique, October 6, 2013

“Act fast for standby tickets to Wicked Lit…very clever and using its terrain so delicately and observantly that at times you feel as if lost in some sort of psychic realm where time flies by effortlessly.”LA Beat, October 17, 2013

“Nothing could be more perfect for Halloween”Pasadena Now, October 6, 2013

Standby Procedure – Get On The List For Sold Out Shows

Standby for Wicked Lit 2013The Dead Smile - Eric Keitel and Melissa Lugo - Photo by Daniel Kitayama - small

Wicked Lit 2013 is selling out left and right! If you would like to try and attend a sold out performance, please add yourself to our standby list using this form. Completing this form does not secure you a ticket to Wicked Lit 2013, it simply establishes a priority among all of the patrons that show up on the night of a given performance. The only way to guarantee yourself a ticket to the show is to purchase an advance ticket on an available date.

The Process

1. Add yourself to a standby list for a specific date using this form
2. Show up to the performance that you want to attend as early as possibly, starting at 6:15pm
3. Standby tickets will be sold for $50 each to standby patrons starting at 6:15 in order of priority (the lower the number – the higher the priority).

See the updated priority lists at http://unboundproductions.org/standby/

Announcing the Cast, Designers, and Production Team for Wicked Lit 2013!

CASTWL photo montage
Chairman Barnes (Burger ~ The New Catacomb)
Jennifer Novak Chun (Cellist Masquer ~ The Masque Experience)
Stephen Davalos (Masquer – The Masque Experience)
Eric DeLoretta (Ichabod ~ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
Bianca Gisselle (Singer ~ The Masque Experience)
Jaclyn Friedlander (Masquer ~ The Masque Experience)
Eric Harris (Bo Willis ~ The Lurking Fear)
LizAnne Keigley (Deputy Becky Trask ~ The Lurking Fear)
Eric Keitel (Duro Jones ~ The Lurking Fear)
Ilona Kulinska (Katrina Van Tassel ~ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
Richard Large (Deputy Rick Tobey ~ The Lurking Fear)
Carlos Larkin (Kennedy ~ The New Catacomb)
Brandon Massey (Masquer ~ The Masque Experience)
Susannah Myrvold (The Buffoon ~ The Masque Experience)
Katie Pelensky (Mary ~ The New Catacomb)
Brian David Pope (Sheriff Arnold Trask ~ The Lurking Fear)
Michael Prichard (Baltrus Van Tassel ~ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
Teena Pugliese (Masquer ~ The Masque of the Red Death)
David Reynolds (Ensemble ~ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
Shawn Savage (Brom Bones ~ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
Tory N. Thompson (Adam Munroe ~ The Lurking Fear)
Jonah Zimmerberg-Helms (Masquer ~ The Masque Experience)

DESIGNERS
Christine Cover Ferro (Costume Designer)
Drew Dalzell (Sound Designer)
Noelle Hoffman (Associate Sound Designer/Sound Engineer)
Angie Hobin (Choreographer)
Julie Pound (Make-Up Designer)
Ric Zimmerman (Lighting Designer)

PRODUCTION TEAM
Jacqueline Adorni (Production Manager)
Mary Lansing (Stage Manager ~ The New Catacomb)
Aurora Long (Stage Manager ~ The Masque Experience)
TaShaunna Peterman (Stage Manager ~ The Lurking Fear)
Vincent Sanchez (Stage Manager ~ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)