Theatre 68's 2009 Haunted House - Review

The Theatre 68 Haunted House in Hollywood is in full swing for the last week of Halloween, and if you decline to sample the horrors contained therein, then you are only hurting yourself (in the sense of the old joke: "What do you do to hurt a masochist? Nothing!"). This is one of our favorite Halloween events in Los Angeles: it was great last year, when we first encountered it, and it is every bit as good this year. A handful of the old vignettes are back, but this is a largely new presentation that should be on every Halloween fanatic's must-do list, whether or not you have experienced it before

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Must-See Halloween Haunts for 2009

You have idled away the Halloween season; your best of intentions have dwindled away to almost nothing, and now you find yourself on October 31 with too little time and too many haunts. You cannot get to all of them on Halloween night, and unfortunately most are not taking advantage of the weekend to stay open an extra day on November 1. What are you going to do? How can you prioritize? Well, it is your great good fortunate that you are reading this article, because we are about to enumerate 2009's must-see Halloween events in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. These are the best Halloween haunts, rides, and mazes - the ones you will regret missing if you do not make the extra effort necessary to enter their murky portals before the witching hour sounds tonight. Be bold and brave, dear traveller, and as you ride through the night, urged on by ghosts and goblins, do not despair of reaching your final destination before dawn, for remember: "the Dead travel fast...."

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Theatre 68 Haunted House returns for Halloween 2010

Dates: October 22-31
Location: Theatre 68, 5419 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Description: Theatre 68 offers ten nights of unique Halloween horror - quite different from the usual walk-through maze. Admission is $10, with a $1-discount for bringing a canned good (which will be donated to a homeless shelter for Thanksgiving).

Description: Theatre 68 offers ten nights of horror, running Friday October 22 through 31. Hours are8:00pm to midnight Friday-Saturday-Sunday, 8:00pm to 11:00pm Monday-Thursday.

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Theatre 68 Haunted House 2010: Review

Dates: October 22 through 31
Location: 5419 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood
The Theatre 68 Haunted House is back in business, doing what it does so well: scaring hapless victims foolhardy enough to wander into the seemingly innocuous Hollywood venue. The 2010 version of the annual Halloween event retains the general approach and several specific vignettes from previous years, but scenes and settings have been rearranged, so that even if you remember what to expect, you will not know quite when to expect it. Now that we are in the waning days of October, when the major Halloween attractions have been operating for weeks, and their actors are perhaps losing some of their spontaneity and enthusiasm, it is an enormous pleasure to encounter a professional haunt operating at full intensity for the last ten days of the month. If you feel your nerves have been deadened by all the frights you have endured thus far, Theatre 68's Haunted House will jolt them back to life.

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2010 Must-See Halloween Haunts

It's the final weekend; time is running out! You have paused and prevaricated, allowing the October days to slip through your fingers, and now you are in a last-minute flurry, trying to see as much as you can before midnight of November 1 arrives, bringing Halloween to a conclusion. In this limited two-day window of Saturday and Sunday, what are the absolutely essentail Halloween haunts that you must see in 2010? Read on to find out...

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Hollywood Gothique’s 2010 Halloween Haunt Awards

To my surprise, looking over last year's posts, I find no 2009 edition of Hollywood Gothique's annual Halloween Haunt Awards.

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Theatre 68 Haunted House 2011: Review & Video

Dates: October 14-31
Hours: 8-11pm weeknights & Sundays; 8pm-midnight on Fridays & Saturdays
Theatre 68 doesn't have the expanse of other Halloween haunts in Los Angeles, but it offers something distinctive that you would be hard pressed to find elsewhere: a more personal, intimate variety of horror, with audience and characters engaged up close and personal.

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Last-Minute Halloween Suggestions for October 31, 2011

We know you're out there, you prevaricators and procrastinators, wasting the precious days of October until Halloween Night rolls around,

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