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You’ll love First Folio’s “The Man Beast”, a Moody Gothic Horror Story

**** Recommended **** Every autumn, First Folio Theatre celebrates October with a scary and/or macabre drama. This year, they’re kicking off their season with the premiere of “The Man Beast”, Joseph Zettelmaier’s third exploration of the horror genre. “The Man Beast”, a moody gothic tribute to the Loup-Garou, follows Zettelmaier’s unique spin on the Dracula legend, “Dr. Seward’s Dracula” and his bizarre angle on the Frankenstein legend, “The Gravedigger”. “The Man Beast is fascinating, romantic and very scary. 4 Spotlights

“The Man Beast” runs through November 5th at First Folio Theatre at the Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street (31st & Rt. 83), Oakbrook. Parking is free. Running time is 1 hour, 50 minutes, with an intermission. Performances are Wednesdays at 8:00 pm; Thursdays at 3:00 pm; Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 4:00 and 8:00 pm; and Sundays at 3:00 pm. Tickets range from $29-$44. FYI (630) 986-8067 or

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