Tuesday, March 3, 2009
From the Fangoria website:
"WildClaw Theatre, Chicago’s leading horror stage troupe, will bring their brand of terror and the supernatural to the fast-approaching Chicago edition of FANGORIA’s Weekend of Horrors, to be held March 6-8 (this weekend!) at the Wyndham Chicago O’Hare Hotel (6810 North Mannheim Road, Rosemont, IL). On Sunday of the event, 6pm, the local horror theater stalwarts will discuss their previous shows, screen clips of their most outlandish work, answer questions, talk about their upcoming Zombie Bowling and zombie play, THE REVENANTS, then close out the convention with a round of 'Scary-aoke,' where the audience will have the opportunity to act out scenes from their favorite horror flicks."
Other guests comin’ to the Midwest extravaganza include:
George A. Romero (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD), Tobe Hooper (TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE), Ruggero Deodato (CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST), Lamberto Bava (DEMONS 1 and 2), FX artist/director Sergio Stivaletti (CEMETERY MAN), Tom Towles (HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER), Marilyn Burns (TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, Caroline Williams (TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2), Doug Bradley (HELLRAISER’s Pinhead), Bill Moseley, (HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES and THE DEVIL’S REJECTS), Bill Johnson (Leatherface from Tobe Hooper’s TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2), Herschell Gordon Lewis (BLOOD FEAST), Tom Savini (DAWN OF THE DEAD), Lloyd Kaufman (TOXIC AVENGER), Gary Sherman (DEAD & BURIED), and many more!
The convention will also host a costume contest, a Friday night Shock ‘N’ Roll Spooktacular (with Mushroomhead and Fashion Bomb), cocktail/dessert party (free for Gold and Silver customers), giant dealers’ marketplace, a jam-packed indie-horror movie festival and advance previews of 2009’s hottest fright flicks! For additional information and tickets to our national 2009 Weekend of Horrors tour, produced by Creation and FANGORIA Entertainment, visit http://www.creationent.com/cal/fangocon/fangochi.asp