Hoping to catch some Halloween classics before the big night? Check out these local places to view Halloween themed movie screenings and live performances.
Old Town Warren Theatre
Thanks to the October at the Old Town Horrorfest, Wichitans can enjoy a whole month of Halloween classics at the Old Town Warren Theatre for just $5 (unless otherwise noted). Check out this year's lineup!
"Phantasm: Ravager" - Oct. 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Written by Don Coscarelli and David Hartman and directed by Hartman, "Phantasm: Ravager" is the final installment of the Phantasm series. Phans have been waiting to hear the end of the story since it began in 1979. Now, it all comes to an end. Want to know what happens? Come check it out at the Old Town Warren!
"Friday the 13th" - Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
A favorite Halloween horror, "Friday the 13th" tells the story of a group of camp counselors who are brutally murdered when they attempt to reopen Camp Crystal Lake, where a child drowned years before. Who is killing the counselors one-by-one? There's only one way to find out!
"The Fly" and "House on Haunted Hill" in a Vincent Price double-feature - Oct. 18 starting at 7 p.m. with a 10 minute intermission between films. $5 for both films, all age welcome.
"The Fly" tells the story of an eccentric scientist as one of his experiments fails. Just as he tries to teleport himself, a fly enters the teleportation device. As a result, the scientist turns into a human-fly hybrid.
"House on Haunted Hill" chronicles a group of people who have been offered $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a terrible past. Eerie things happen through the night. Will they make it out alive?
"Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" - Oct. 24 and 25. Catch a 4K Restoration at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. This screening is for ages 18 and over.
"Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" stars Michael Rooker as Henry, a drifter who commits a series of murders. The film was directed by John McNaughton and written by McNaughton and Richard Fire.
"Halloween" and "Halloween 2" double-feature- Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 starting at 7 p.m. with a 10 minute intermission between films. Tickets are priced at $10.
In "Halloween," Michael Myers breaks out of an institution 15 years after stabbing his older sister to death when he was six years old. Now, on Halloween night, no one knows who he is after. "Halloween 2" picks up where the first film leaves off, as Michael Myers continues to terrorize the town.
Botanica - Fright Night
Botanica's first-ever Fright Night event will take place in the Children's Garden Meadow. Tickets are priced at $25 and include a brat, chips, popcorn, and s'mores, as well as access to a haunted walk. Guests will be able to borrow Coleman outdoor blankets to lay on as they enjoy the outdoor screening. Lawn chairs will not be allowed. Attendees must be ages 21 and older.
"Halloween" - October 28 at 7 p.m.
Once again, the Orpheum will feature a midnight screening of "Rocky Horror Picture Show." Doors open at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28, and the screening will begin at 11:59 p.m. General admission tickets are priced at $10, and participation kits are available for $5. All attendees must be at least 17 years of age or accompanied by an adult. Costumes are encouraged.
"Rocky Horror Picture Show" - October 28 at 11:59 p.m.
This classic musical comedy tracks a naïve couple. Brad (played by Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) stumble across the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry). The bizarre musical, known for the "Time Warp", co-stars Meat Loaf and Richard O’Brien. "Rocky Horror Picture Show" bombed in its initial release but later gained a cult following.
Mosley Street Melodrama
Mosley Street Melodrama presents Frank N Stein this season! Dinner from Pig In Pig Out BBQ will be served from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., and the show begins at 7:50 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $26 for seniors and children ages 12 and under.
Frank N Stein - Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings through Oct. 29 at 7:50 p.m.
This live production takes audiences right into the world of Dr. Frank and Dr. Stein who work together create terrible creatures. The Halloween comedy is filled with fun! Rated PG-13, the show is appropriate for most but features mild innuendo.