New Vintage Theatre presents The Bone House


New Vintage Theatre’s The Bone House Is Chillingly Perfect For Hallowe’en

New Vintage Theatre is producing Marty Chan’s highly anticipated play The Bone House from October 23-28 at The Black Box Theatre in Kelowna.  The play is a highly suspenseful, sometimes terrifying thrill ride for audiences that is said to be perfect for those that love Hallowe’en.

First produced in 1999, The Bone House was a hit at The Edmonton International Fringe Festival, selling out all shows and held over for three more runs until it was produced in cities throughout North America and internationally-including a critically acclaimed run at The Edinburgh Fringe in 2009 .

“I first saw the play during that first run in 1999. It was the most frightened I have ever been in a play-it was also the most thrilling.  I knew I wanted to produce that play at some point in my career”, says Bonnie Gratz, Artistic Director.

The Bone House phenomenon has continued to 2014 where just last year it was produced for another successful run in Toronto as part of the Summerworks Festival by Red One Collective and there is also a production concurrently running with New Vintage Theatre’s show in Calgary by Downstage Theatre this October.

The story centers around the elusive Eugene Crowley, played by Kelowna actor Brad Hull, who is an expert at profiling serial killers and his assistant Jacob, a very different but equally committed expert, played by Cory Armour.  There is a witness, played by Gratz, and the story unfolds in intriguing ways, never before seen on stage-this is an Okanagan premiere.  The Bone House is directed by Vernon director Matt Brown who will be known to audiences for his Theatre BC award winning horror play, The Woman In Black.

While children might be fans of Edmontonian Marty Chan-he is also a novel writer of the popular kids seriesThe Mystery of …The Frozen Brains and Barnabas Bigfoot, this is an offering that is most certainly for adults and comes with a warning that it is “not for the faint of heart.”  That said the play is a one of a kind theatre experience that has yielded such post show reviews as “Surprising and provocative”; “The most fun you can have at a play” and “Seriously thrilling”.

Tickets are limited and expected to sell out early for this event.  The play runs October 23-28 at The Black Box Theatre. Shows are nightly at 7:30pm, except for October 25 when the show is on at 7pm to accommodate for New Vintage’s Hallowe’en Soap Opera and Party on at 9pm following The Bone House.

Tickets for both plays are on sale now at  , by calling (250) 763-9095 or at Prospera Box Office.



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