The Mystery of Irma Vep — A Penny Dreadful
By Charles Ludlam
Directed by Steve Wright
October 30-November 23

The season opens with this Charles Ludlam definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, recently revived off-Broadway to rave reviews. It is a quick-change extravaganza in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess are brought to life when her tomb is opened in this mad-cap comedy, perfect for the Halloween season!

Artistic director and Curio co-founder Paul Kuhn is set to co-star with Curio company member Rich Bradford!

Previews October 30, 31 and November 1 at 8pm.
Opening Night November 2 at 8pm.
Matinee Saturday November 16 at 2pm
Industry Night Monday November 18 at 8pm.
Closing Night Saturday November 23 at 8pm.

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  • Starting Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, repeats every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, November 16th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Occurs Monday, November 18th, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Curio Theatre Company

4740 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143


Curio Theatre Company

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