Traveling Carnival Freakshow: Cabaret Performance at Eclectic Company Theatre
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The last date listed for Traveling Carnival Freakshow was Sunday December 19, 2010 / 8:00pm.
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This theatrical adaptation of a classic short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne (The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables) tells the tale of Reverend Hooper. The minister of a small town in Massachusetts circa 1710, Rev. Hooper creates a significant stir when he shows up for a Sunday service wearing a black veil over his face. With no explanation, he continues to wear the veil for the duration of the day, even during a wedding ceremony. As a matter of fact, it doesn't look like Rev. Hooper ever plans to remove this mysterious black veil from his face. But ... why? Hawthorne's story is a timeless examination of fear, guilt and superstition that bears more than a passing similarity to some beliefs that still persist today. Learn More
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Featured review from Nicholson N.
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Missed a lot of potential. The story wasn't up to snuff - too much arguing instead of good scenes. The acting was all over the place. The dancing not up to snuff for an advertised 'Cabaret Performance.' The Tarot reading was a great character, but then she didn't really do anything. Akira was a fun dancer, but it didn't fit into the rest of the show.
Set on Christmas Eve in a Dust Bowl town, a traveling carnival freakshow has rolled into town bringing with it a dark, magical force. A young drifter falls for a carnival freak, a female who is part woman, part puppet and part machine, but emotionally all too human. She is in thrall to the carnival’s owner, an evil woman with sorcerous powers. Will the young man be able to rescue her?