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Daemonologie: Smoke and Mirrors

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - November 2 @ 8:00 pm

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What will YOU decide? An original immersive experience happening in October in Salem. October, 1849 Monsieur Renee Edouard Philipe Levesque, cordially requests your attendance at his home to explore what liesbeyond…will you accept? Join Intramersive Media, producer the CreativeCollective and their partner The Peabody Essex Museum for the third installment of Daemonologie. Smoke and Mirrors brings you to the year 1849 in the luxurious home of Monsieur Levesque, a recent addition to Salem society. He is inviting you and the rest of his trusted friends to attend an evening of wonders as he conducts a seance with a blossoming young medium. Butnot all is as it seems and there are many ways to get lost in a house ofsmoke and mirrors. Show runs about 90 mins + optional talk back and discussion There is a strict limit of 30 audience members per show. There is a discount rate available for currently enrolled students, current teachers, senior citizens and military. ID must be presented to claim discounted tickets or you will be expected to pay the difference at the door to gain entry. Audiences will be able to follow whichever character they choose andchange at any time. But fortune favors the loyal, the more you learn from characters the better the story gets. You may be asked to perform tasksfor the characters, you will never be forced or coerced but we encourageyou to be bold. This show has light to medium contact but consent will always be verbally requested. We ask the same courtesy of our audience in respect to our actors. This show will involve standing and walking for the better part of the time, however we will provide options for seating in allperformance spaces should any guests require a rest. There is one set ofstairs in the house but it is not necessary for everyone to go to the second floor to get a full experience of this show. The restroom is indoors and on the main floor of the house. This show will be performed rain or shine unless the weather proves a danger to the audience, cast and property.This show takes place in an historic house museum, while we have mostly furnished it with dressings you can sit on and touch there are a few pieceswhich are museum collection. These items will be marked and we ask you donot touch them. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? We will require ID for people who purchase student, teacher andmilitary tickets but there is no age minimum. We would recommend this showfor audiences above the age of 17 due to content and intensity. Our showsdo deal with themes about racial politics and tensions of the time period, descriptions of treatment of enslaved plantation workers, descriptionsof the Great Hunger in Ireland and discussion of mental health treatmentpractices of the time period. We ask if you are bringing younger audiencemembers use your own discretion. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Public transportation is always the best option for Salem in October, particularly late October. The house isonly a 5 minute walk from the Salem Depot through a very photogenic neighborhood. As far as parking goes we are trying to arrange for parking but inthe case we cannot make it work all parking on Federal St is resident only. There are lots nearby but they may be charging around $20 to park for the evening. If we do arrange parking we will email all ticket holders to update them. What can I bring into the event? Please bring only what you will need for the show as you move throughout the house. We will have a coatrack but coats and bags cannot be secured. How can I contact the organizerwith any questions? Please email info@intramersive.com should you have any questions. What’s the refund policy? There are no refunds except for theunlikely event that a performance gets cancelled. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? NO! Save a tree! We will have guests on a list. Can I update my registration information? Yes, please email info@intramersive.com should you have any changes. Is my ticket transferrable? Yes,if you would like to give your ticket to someone else please update us with their name at info@intramersive.com

This event first appeared on EssexCountyCreates.org

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Start:
October 4 @ 8:00 pm
End:
November 2 @ 8:00 pm