Wimberley Players host Spooktacular Fundraiser

Marc Haygood and Maya Goodson as Dr. Frankenstein’s great, great, great granddaughter and Frankenstein’s monster. PHOTO BY ROBIN WOOD

The Wimberley Player’s theatrical “Spooktacular” annual fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 26 is a far cry from a traditional sit-down dinner event. Set on the premises of 7A Ranch on the western-themed streets of Pioneer Town, it features two bands, street performers, a costume contest, circus and carnival banners, and a haunted house staffed by volunteer performers. It’s definitely not “your father’s fundraiser!” In addition to the full fundraiser experience for ticket holders, the haunted house will be open to the general public from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at a reduced entrance fee of $10 per person.

For the aptly named “Spooktacular,” a theatrical haunted house was created by Robin Wood and Laura Haygood and is staffed by over 20 volunteer performers. Join these talented and creative individuals for an “open house tour of the WP Institute of Genetic Research” guided by talented area actors Whitney Marlett and Craig Higdon. The Haunted House is a fully scripted performance with close attention paid to visual details and features a number of literary references to eerie people and places. Come be tickled and terrified at this spooky and whimsical take on a traditional haunted house. One night only -– don’t miss it! Proceeds support a great community theatre.

In addition to the five shows the Wimberley Players present each season, they’ve recently welcomed new gardens, an outdoor stage, a lobby renovation, the ability to sell beer and wine, and a connection to the arts district via a city walkway.

“Making our theater a desirable destination is part and parcel to providing the best experience possible” Wimberley Players President David Bisett said. For more information call 512-847-0575 or visit wimberleyplayers.org.

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