Boo a halloween ball

A night of terrifying tales, dancing, and craft cocktails.

10/31/2013 7:00–11:00 p.m.

Ghost Stories by Jessica Thebus

Experience theatrical storytelling of The Devil Baby at Hull House, Resurrection Mary, The Clown on the Bank, and other adaptations of Chicago folklore by Jessica Thebus and Michele Volansky, directed by Jessica Thebus.

Jessica Thebus

Jessica Thebus is an Associate Artist with Steppenwolf Theatre Company, a faculty member in the Directing Program at Northwestern, and an artistic associate at The Corn Exchange in Dublin, Ireland.

music by DJ Nix

DJ Nix

The night's music will be provided by Jena Nixon, founder of Gold Noise DJs. She spins at The Bedford, Studio Paris, and the Hubbard Inn.

Cocktails by notable mixologists

Danny Shapiro

Danny Shapiro

Head bartender and partner at Scofflaw. When Danny is not behind the bar, he is often researching recipes or scouring the land for unique spirits.

Justin Cochren

Justin Cochren

After opening Tavernita and JParker, Justin now does brand work for Hennessy. He prefers working with barrel-aged spirits.

Magic Performances

Benjamin Barnes

Benjamin Barnes

Co-founder of Magic Chicago and a student of the legendary magician, Eugene Burger.

David Kovac

David Kovac

Performer of Random Acts of Magic involving fascinating feats with newspapers, numbers, Rubik’s Cubes, secret envelopes, and card tricks.


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$50 General Admission
$40 Museum Members

Price includes horror d’oeuvres and two boo-zy beverages.

Beware, this event is 21+