The Day After Halloween 2014: Those Haunts That Remain

Did Halloween rain on your parade last night? Were the cemeteries washed out? The candles extinguished? The cellars flooded? In

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Halloween 2014: Re-Animator The Musical on stage

Location: The Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90027

Herbert West returns in this revival of the stage musical, based on the 1985 cult movie about a precocious college student who develops a reagent that revives the dead. Stuard Gordon (who helmed the film) will direct. Gordon, screenwriter Dennis Paoli, and William J. NOrris wrote the book; music and lyrics are by Mark Nutter (including some new songs for this run).

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Nevermore will run some more at Steve Allen Theatre

NEVERMORE - an evening with Edgar Allan Poe, featuring "Prose, Poetry and Perversion" - has had its run at the Steve Allen Theatre in Hollywood extended yet again. The originally scheduled performances (ending on July 31) sold out weeks in advance, so the play was extended to August 29, then into September, and now until October 31. See below the fold for details.

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In Person: Don Coscarelli & Angus Scrimm with Phantasm 2, James Cameron with Aliens & The Abyss; Cast & Crew of Dark and Stormy Night

Friday is a busy day for in-person appearances, with no less than three scheduled. Two are related to old classic and cult films; the other is for a premiere of a new would be cult film: director Don Coscarelli and Angus Scrimm will be appearing in between a double bill of their work; director James Cameron will answer questions in between a double bill of ALIENS and THE ABYSS; and the cast and crew of A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT (from the people who made THE LOST SKELETON OF CADAVRA) will appear in Hollywood for the film's Los Angeles premiere.

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