Lovecraftian Variety Show
Prepare yourself for something really Weird! We've put together a variety show featuring Live Drama, Poetry, and Contortion! Join us on Saturday night to let loose with shock, laughter, and awe.
Kelly Ward is the founder and Artistic Director of Cirque Macabre, a Seattle based performance troupe specialized in bring dark tales to life through the art of circus. Kelly has been studying circus arts for the past 5 years and performs regularly all around Seattle.
Kelly will be performing Saturday night during the Lovecraftian Variety Show!
Evan J. Peterson is the author of Drag Star! (Choice of Games), the world’s first drag RPG, as well as The PrEP Diaries: A Safe(r) Sex Memoir (Lethe Press). He is a Clarion West alum and author of the horror poetry chapbooks Skin Job and The Midnight Channel as well as editor of the Lambda Literary finalist Ghosts in Gaslight, Monsters in Steam: Gay City 5. His writing has also appeared in Weird Tales, Unspeakable Horror 2, Queers Destroy Horror, Boing Boing, and Best Gay Stories 2015. He is the founder of the now-concluded Seattle programs Minor Arcana Press and SHRIEK: Women of Horror Film. Evanjpeterson.com can tell you more.
The Pulp Stage provides live storytelling for fans of science fiction, fantasy and suspense. Their current project is the creation of Prime Plays. These are stories told through theatrical dialogue and can carry an evening with just actors reading off of tablets. Since the start of project, the company has produced over 35 Prime Plays. Coming up in December, the company will present an epic single-night version of their science fiction trilogy BOX, co-authored by acclaimed novelist, Tina Connolly, and Pulp Stage artistic director, Matt Haynes.