A Very Carrie Christmas!

by Dave Jennings Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 6:25pm

Please be advised, our Carrie event, originally scheduled for Sunday, October 9, will now take place on Sunday, December 4.

Please be advised, our Carrie event, originally scheduled for Sunday, October 9, will now take place on Sunday, December 4.

While we regret this sudden change in schedule, we are very pleased to announce that Piper Laurie, who played Carrie’s mother in the film, will be in attendance on December 4 to discuss the film, her extensive life in the entertainment industry, and will autograph her book “Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir.” This event will now be called “A Very Carrie Christmas,” with all the fun and camp previously planned.

Those who had previously purchased tickets to the event will have their tickets honored and will be contacted immediately and offered refunds or exchanges. Tickets are now on sale for the December 4th the event. Tickets will be $12 in advance, $15 day of. Piper Laurie’s new book “Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir.” Will also be available for sale at the event.

If you have any questions, you may contact Buck LePard, Assistant General Manager, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Best Regards,
Music Box Theatre

Music Box Theatre and Camp Midnight present…

A VERYCARRIECHRISTMAS!

WITH STAR PIPER LAURIE IN-PERSON!

Sunday, December 4

Music Box Theatre and Camp Midnight present a one-of-a-kind screening of the infamous 1976 horror film CARRIE their first ever horror/camp screening to kick off the Holiday season on Sunday, December 4. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hell in a Handbag Productions, Inc., the theatre company noted for their one of a kind theatrical parody shows, including a hit musical version of Carrie, called “SCARRIE The Musical” that debuted in 1998 and was revived in 2005.

The event begins with a Camp Midnight pre-show hosted by Dick O’Day and featuring David Cerda, Artistic Director of Hell in a Handbag Productions and two of the troupe’s hilarious acting mainstays, Ed Jones and Alex Grelle. Following the pre-show, Brian DePalma’s thrilling 1976 teen horror classic CARRIE will be screened, complete with “frighteningly funny” interactive audience guide and “hellaciously hilarious” running commentary from O’Day and Cerda.

Star and Camp Icon Piper Laurie will also be on-hand for a spirited, post-screening Q&A hosted by O’Day and Cerda.

Those who had previously purchased tickets to the event will have their tickets honored and will be contacted immediately and offered refunds or exchanges.

Tickets are now on sale for the December 4th the event. Tickets will be $12 in advance, $15 day of. Piper Laurie’s new book “Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir.” Will also be available for sale at the event.

EVENT DETAILS

Who: Camp Midnight and the Music Box Theater present
What: A VERYCARRIECHRISTMAS
When: Sunday, December 4
Where: Music Box theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave, Chicago
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hell in a Handbag Productions
Info: http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/features/camp-midnight-presents-carrie

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