LIVE PERFORMANCE "Beyond The Wall of Sleep" & "The Cats of Ulthar"
Join Andrew Leman, director of THE CALL OF CTHULHU and founding member of the HPLHS, for a dramatic reading of Lovecraft's "Beyond The Wall of Sleep" and "The Cats of Ulthar" with musical accompaniment by Chris Bozzone (Yuggoth Records, Cadabra Records).
Andrew Leman is one of the founding members of the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society, and has produced a number of literary, film, theatrical, music, prop and gaming projects there over the decades with his longtime friend and collaborator Sean Branney. He has written and produced more than 20 live-action Lovecraftian role-playing games. He wrote and directed the first HPLHS film, "The Testimony of Randolph Carter", directed "The Call of Cthulhu", and co-wrote and co-produced The Whisperer in Darkness. He co-wrote, produced, and appears in the "Dark Adventure Radio Theatre" series of Lovecraft adaptations. Leman earned his MFA in acting from the University of Illinois, and has been seen on professional stages in Chicago and Los Angeles. He greatly enjoys reading for The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast and being an occasional guest host. When not pursuing any of these many other occupations, Leman is a graphic and type designer, and his typographical work has been seen in books and on movie screens, Trader Joe’s products, and billboards nationwide.
Chris Bozzone is a soundtrack composer, songwriter and filmmaker. In the fall of 2017, he began working with Jonathan Dennison, the founder of Cadabra Records on his first soundtrack for the label, Thomas Ligotti's "The Bungalow House,'' a vinyl-and-cassette release that came out in 2018. His soundtrack work for Cadabra Records covers a wide array of weird, fantastical and macabre fiction. Bozzone also works with film and concert hall composer Peter Scartabello and his Yuggoth Records label. In October of 2022, Yuggoth Records released Bozzone’s first album for the label, “Phantom Flowers,” as a vinyl record and digitally. Bozzone and Scartabello released their debut collaborative album, “Glimpsing Into Oblivion” under the project name Seer in April of 2023. Singular for his ability to fuse together different musical styles, Bozzone's scores and songs encompass evocative electronic music, arresting folk melodies, classical piano compositions, and boundary-pushing experimental soundscapes.