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Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble, Your Halloween Fun is About to Double

Theater lore of haunts and ghosts

Which one will scare you the most?

Scroll a bit, then press play

We’re sure this spook will make your day

From the tales of the ghost light to the origins of “break a leg,” theaters have plenty of eerie stories to tell. So, the Kauffman Center joined forces with Mesner Puppet Theater to shed a little (ghost) light on these common, yet not too well-understood superstitions. Enjoy our virtual four-part series of spooky (but family-friendly) stories from inside the Kauffman Center, starting with “The Tale of the Ghost Light.”

Watch as Scary Mary Bumbershoot, a fright in her own right, warns against whistling in a theater and shares a well-known name that should NEVER be uttered on stage…or else.

These four short videos are the perfect ghoulish treat for all ages.

Presented by Kauffman Center Premier Partner Saint Luke’s Health System.

Created in collaboration with Mesner Puppet Theater. Scary Mary Bumbershoot created and performed by Mike Horner.

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