Venue Details

14 Star Starred
Apollo Theater Studio
2540 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
773-935-6100
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Bonnie
Several bars in the area to go to before the show and bar service during the show was excellent
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3.3 average rating
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9 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 14 2010

The acting was great, but the play left much to be desired. I didn't find it to be too creepy or disturbing, though I can see how some may say that. The other issue is that the people that work at the box office LITERALLY couldn't tell me how to...continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Oct 02 2010

Saw the show last weekend. For a small venue the space was utilized in very interesting ways creating a complex multidimensional stage. I was drawn in by the monologues while attempting to unravel the mysteries of the characters lives and...continued

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54 reviews
171 stars
attended Oct 02 2010

It is perhaps overbilled when they refer to it as a Halloween “thriller” but nonetheless I enjoyed the story and the utilitarian special effects. It seemed ghostly but more along the lines of “Ghost” the movie. But this is an artful and...continued

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Website

http://www.infusiontheatre.com/ghostbox.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“A tight performance that blends the mixed media format with precision. Paradoxically chilling and beautiful.” —_Chicago Critic _
Theater Pick. “[Victoria Gilbert is a] radiant, responsive performer [who] melts into Colburn’s tex.” —Time Out Chicago
“_Ghostbox _is damned haunting…It’s abstract and thought-provoking.” —_ChicagoNow _

Description

A supernatural thriller, Ghostbox tells of a wife searching for her husband. She finds herself in a mysterious place where past and present and life and death collide. While seeking to find her husband through the static of an old transistor radio, a looming shadow figure lurks in the darkness watching her every move. Video images fill the stage as clues from her past reveal themselves and she gets closer to finding her lost love.

About the Ticket Supplier: InFusion Theatre Company

InFusion Theatre Company's mission is to seek out new plays and organically "infuse" them with other elements of entertainment such as music, dance, and film. They strive to create dynamic performances by combining different forms of entertainment that will result in both exciting and thought-provoking work. They focus on giving voice to new works, as well as looking at older works in a new way.