Chicago readers keep April 12 wide open as the Patio Theater (6008 Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60634) is hosting 16 straight hours of genre madness with their “Sci-Fi Spectacular”!
Running from noon ’til late, Doug Jones (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth) and Kyra Schon (the little ghoul girl from Night of the Living Dead) will be appearing in person!
Tickets are $20 presale, $25 at the door, day of show. Kids under 13 at $10 at the door. Presale tickets available online here.
Free Parking on side streets (check for permit parking signs).
CURRENT FILM LINE-UP:
10:15am-Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Hush Episode
with star Doug Jones in Person!)
11am-Stereo (Early David Cronenberg)
Noon-A Trip To The Moon (Silent with Live Organ!)
12:15pm-Godzilla Vs. King King
2:15pm-Legend (Ridley Scott)
4:25pm-Buckaroo Banzai (30th Anniversary)
6:25pm-Roger Corman 50’s Trailer Contest
6:40pm-Night of the Living Dead (star Kyra Schon)
8:30pm-Pan’s Labyrinth (star Doug Jones in Person!)
10:45pm-Escape From New York (John Carpenter)
12:30am-Dead Zone (David Cronenberg & Stephen King)
2:15am-Phenomena (Dario Argento)
Plus: Vendors, Prizes, Surprises, a live Charity Auction for Vital Bridges (vitalbridges.org), Free Picture Taking with Celebrity Guests & more!!!
Tickets also available at these stores:
Laurie’s Planet of Sound (4639 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago)
Thrift & Thrive (6025 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago)
Shake Rattle & Read (4812 N. Broadway, Chicago)
Alley Cat Comics (5304 N. Clark St., Chicago)
Horrorbles (6729 Stanley Ave., Berwyn, IL)
Pay Once, Come And Go As You Like!
For late night festival goers, Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tours will be giving late bus rides (1am to 5am) from the Sci-Fi Spectacular to the Irving Park Blue Line “EL” for free!