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Our dueling critics enter the realm of writer H.P. Lovecraft, who is regarded as one of the true masters of horror and a founding father of the science fiction genre.


Lovecraft is best known for his Cthulu stories, in which he created an entire mythology, a parallel universe filled with horrendous gods and demons that wreak havoc on the earth and humankind. One of those short stories is “The Dreams of the Witch House”. It's been adapted for the stage by WildClaw Theatre in Chicago .

The story revolves around a mathematician and folklorist who moves into a New England house once inhabited by a 17th century witch. Quickly, dreams and reality become blurred and blood is spilled – buckets of blood!

Hey, sounds like a typical encounter between our dueling critics Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleiman!! 

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