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Calendar, Night&Day The Frightening Disappearance of the Line Between Stage and Life

The Frightening Disappearance of the Line Between Stage and Life

The boundaries between theater and truth blur in Grand Guignol. The play is set in Paris in 1903 and follows psychiatrist Alfred Binet, who becomes obsessed with the horror shows he sees in a back-alley theater, the Grand Guignol.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Hellraiser

Hellraiser

In the 19th century, Grand Guignol terror plays used to shock people — props from the butcher shop took care of that. Although the work is tame compared to current horrorshows like Drag Me Back to Hell, restagings of Paris’…
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Culture, Stage Thrillpeddlers show that the Grand Guignol can still disturb

Thrillpeddlers show that the Grand Guignol can still disturb

There are certain things a theatergoer can pretty much depend upon when visiting the Hypnodrome, the home of Thrillpeddlers — one of the few companies in the world (if not the only one) dedicated to presenting plays from the Grand…
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