Dark Songs from The Holiday Music Motel!!!
In a life-or-death quest for the perfect Halloween theme, 36 songwriters face a darkly daunting deadline. Paired off in 3 frightening games of spin-the-bottle, they co-write their commingled hearts out before taking the stage to face the greatest terror of all: YOU!
Dark Songs 2019 marks the annual events 10th anniversary with its eleventh production, STAGE FRIGHT!!!
Since its first incarnation in 2009 as The Edgar Allan Polka (celebrating Edgar Allan Poes 200th birthday), the Dark Songs stage aesthetic has fluctuated between classic Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos while more recently, some specific themes have emerged. Last years theme was a psycho circus. The year before, it was a mock opera about Sturgeon Bays historic granary, which was endangered at the time. This years Stage Fright theme involves an exorcism.
Themes change, but dark comedy is the consistent element, along with regular nods to polka music theres always tuba and accordion and of course, Edgar Allan Poe (the original guiding light).
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