Halloween has become a major event for both children and adults. Is there anyone who doesn’t like eating candy, dressing up and playing tricks?! But beneath the costumes some scary stuff lurks - like monsters. Real or fictional, we’re drawn to the monstrous side of life. I got to thinking about our beastly attractions thanks to Stephen Asma, who has a great book on the ‘unnatural’ history of monsters. You can settle in for a scary read, or you can head out - I’ve found plenty of monster-friendly events happening around Chicago this weekend.
Here are the top 6 picks for the weekend:1. Halloween Havoc 4
Friday 4:30 - witching hour
Portage Theatre 4050 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Friday October 28th - Sunday, October 30th
Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street
Hear more from playwright John Logan here.
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