Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Tour of Terror begins Friday, Oct. 17

For the sixth year in a row, Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is proud to bring stories of gruesome stabbings, shocking shoot-outs, grisly beheadings, horrible accidents and much more to audiences during the Halloween season.

Tour of Terror, Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette's annual fundraiser, begins Friday, Oct. 17, and continues through the following dates:

  • Saturday, Oct. 18
  • Friday, Oct. 24
  • Saturday, Oct. 25
  • Friday, Oct. 31
  • Saturday, Nov. 1

Each night there will be full walking tours beginning at 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Mini walking tours will begin at 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. each night. Bus tours are available at 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 1. Additionally, each night will have a special Midnight Witching Hour Tour.

Tickets for full tours, including the bus tours, cost $13.00 per person. Tickets for the mini walking tours cost $10.00 per person. Tickets for the special Midnight Witching Hour Tours are $15.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette at 765-423-PLAY (7529), visiting the office at 313 N. 5th Street in downtown Lafayette, or paying for them online at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette's Web site. Tickets can also be purchased the night of the Tour at the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tour of Terror includes expertly spun, historically researched, theatrically told stories about some truly macabre, spooky, violent and sometimes just plain odd events through Lafayette history.

For more information about the length of the Tours, audience age requirements, safety, refreshments and much more, please visit Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette's Web site and click on the "6th Annual Tour of Terror" link on the left-hand side.

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