Story Pirates to present “HalloWHOA,” an interactive haunted house, at Manhattan Youth Center 10/15
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
“H A L L O W H O A!”
A NEW INTERACTIVE HAUNTED HOUSE
IT’S SO SILLY! IT’S SCARY!
OCTOBER 15TH – OCTOBER 31ST
MANHATTAN YOUTH DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY CENTER
SPECIAL PREVIEW DAY, MONDAY, OCTOBER 11TH
“3RD ANNUAL AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL: FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER,” OCTOBER 30TH
New York, NY (9/7/10) – Manhattan Youth is proud to present Story Pirates (Lee Overtree, Artistic Director, Benjamin Salka, CEO) and its latest creation: HalloWHOA!, a new genre-busting, kid-friendly, mind-blowing Halloween haunted house that will keep you guessing – and laughing – harder than you thought possible. The 30 minute show is designed for all ages with special performances for kids under 5 – don’t want to scare them too much — and adults only – to really scare the pants off everyone!
Performances begin Friday, October 15th for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 31st at the Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center (120 Warren Street). Special preview performances are set for Monday, October 11th. The 3rd Annual After School Special: A Halloween Festival to Benefit the Story Pirates will take place Saturday, October 30th with performances, a costume contest, Halloween games and more scheduled throughout the day.
General admission is $40 with special packages available at $60 & $100. Tickets may be purchased at www.hallowhoa.com or by calling (347) 8-STORY-8.
What do secret passages, mind-bending puzzles and ballet-dancing Frankenstein’s have in common? They're all part of a new interactive haunted house brought to you by the Story Pirates!
HalloWHOA! is a haunted house influenced by you and your kids! Will the wolfman howl at the moon and gnash his teeth, or will he pour everyone tea and tell a story about his grandma? And how will you ever get out of this room? It’s up to you and your kids to solve puzzles that move you through the house and decide just how silly or spooky it should be!
In their typical child-centric fashion, the Story Pirates let your kids call the shots, and the result is an interactive Halloween mystery that's never too scary and always hilarious. With all proceeds benefiting Story Pirates' literacy programs in low-income schools, there's no reason to stay home this October. Expand your brain and tickle your fancy at the Story Pirates house of intrigue that's so silly, it's scary!
The Story Pirates mission is to promote literacy as a vital part of childhood education, and to preserve the spark of youthful creativity often lost in the transition to adulthood. The cornerstone of the company is the Play/Write Program, a series of creative writing and drama workshops that lead to a musical sketch comedy show acted by adults and comprised entirely of stories written by kids. For six years, the Play/Write program has brought high quality arts programs to tens of thousands of students who need it most.
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