Shack Up With the Eccentric Folks at Harry's Halfway House
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The last date listed for Harry's Halfway House was Sunday June 23, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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Stephen King considers The Haunting of Hill House one of the top three horror novels ever written. He isn't alone in his (terrified) admiration: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, even the notoriously picky Dorothy Parker, have all praised Shirley Jackson's novella as the quintessential haunted house story, never to be out-done or out-spooked. Now after two film versions, The Haunting of Hill House has been adapted for the stage by Paul Edwards (winner of 2013 Jeff Award for Best Adaptation for City Lit's Peyton Place). Hoping to find "proof" of the supernatural, Dr. Montague rents Hill House, an abandoned mansion with a creepy reputation, and invites a select number of guests to join him there. Quickly, however, their stay goes horrifically awry. Learn More
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This was a very inventive and entertaining play. A group of misfits live in Harry's Halfway House, which isn't really a halfway house, but sort of a boarding house that operates under the radar of municipal regulations. Each resident has a secret and all have their own reasons for staying there. When a social worker starts snooping around, the residents must band together, or lose their home. Along the way, they all gain a better understanding of one another and learn to tolerate each other's foibles. There are plenty of laughs and the performances are comically energetic. Certainly worth the Goldstar ticket price!
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