Traveling Nightmare Haunted Rock Revue

Akron Civic Theatre

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An evening of ghoulish fun features Akron rockers Typhoid Mary, followed by tributes to Black Sabbath and Alice Cooper

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Promotional value expires Oct 26, 2012. May buy multiple. Redeem starting day of event for a ticket at venue Box Office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Akron Civic Theatre. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which Groupon will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Ticketmaster's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1hr before showtime. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

During concerts, a musician's wild side emerges, such as when a guitarist destroys an amplifier or a singer eats a zebra. Observe untamed talent with this GrouponLive deal to the Traveling Nightmare Haunted Rock Revue—featuring tributes to Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, and Alice Cooper with special guest Typhoid Mary—at the Akron Civic Theatre. For $15, you get two tickets for front-orchestra seating on Friday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. (up to a $30 value).

The Traveling Nightmare Haunted Rock Revue transforms the Akron Civic Theatre into an over-the-top celebration of rock and horror, kicking off with Akron-based outfit Typhoid Mary. Fronted by 97.5 WONE’s own Steve Hammond, the band fills the air with shredding guitar licks that claw at Hammond's growling vocals and sardonic singsong. The group's macabre sense of humor shines through in songs such as "Akron Stolen Car Blues" and "Killing Suzie with My Uzi." Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath tribute band War Pigz channel the Prince of Darkness before Alice Cooper avatars The Nightmare keep the night rolling with homages to Cooper's gleefully pitch-black sensibility, complete with such onstage effects as guillotines, gallows, and splattering blood. Gruesomely costumed extras haunt the theater before, during, and after performances, alternately spooking show-goers and sadly gazing into the bathroom mirror wondering who will frighten the frighteners.

E.J. Thomas Hall

Since 1973, The University of Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall has been the center of Akron's performing arts scene. The three-level facility, which occupies three acres of The University of Akron campus, boasts a massive, 44-ton movable ceiling that can shift to enclose the first or second levels. The position of the ceiling has a dramatic effect on the hall's volume and acoustics, so it is controlled by a computer precisely managing 27 counterweights. The hall's ability to transform from an intimate one-level performance space to a vast three-level concert hall allows it to host performances of a variety of sizes and styles by university students and faculty as well as the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Tuesday Musical Association, the Children’s Concert Society, and the Akron Youth Symphony.

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