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My Mind is Disintegrating

September 29, 2012 Roy Janik 0

I think I must have read my first H.P. Lovecraft story when I was in college. It was in a round-about sort of way. I had read Robert Anton Wilson’s trippy and surreal Illuminatus! trilogy, and found out that it was full of Lovecraft references. So I bought a few […]

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The Shadow Out of Austin, Chapter 2 (by Jay Michael)

September 22, 2012 Roy Janik 0

Roy here. Right now the Hideout’s Saturday Mainstage show is The Black Vault, Improvised Horror in the style of H.P. Lovecraft. As part of the cast’s preparation, we’re writing a collaborative Lovecraftian story.  In case you missed it, here’s a link to the first chapter. The second chapter is by […]

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The Creeping Laughter

September 15, 2012 Roy Janik 1

The rehearsal process leading up to the opening of the Black Vault has been an interesting one.

The Black Vault tells improvised dramatic horror stories in the style of H.P. Lovecraft. Since 90% of all improv is deliberately comedic in nature, that’s kind of an intimidating prospect.

Will the audience get it? Will they like it?

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The Shadow Out of Austin, A Black Vault Story

September 13, 2012 Roy Janik 0

Roy here. In preparation for The Black Vault, improvised horror in the style of H.P. Lovecraft, I thought it would be fun to try my own hand at some Lovecraftian writing.  One of the biggest challenges in the show is to try and recreate the essence of the overly-wrought and […]

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Important Message from The Hideout Theatre

September 7, 2012 kbadr 0

The text below went out to roughly 2,000 Hideout Theatre customers at 10pm on 9/7/2012. If you did not receive the email, it is because you were not potentially affected by the site security issue. Dear Hideout Customer, You are receiving this email because you purchased tickets or classes through […]