Loading Events


When the Light Goes Out: Spirits, Souls, and Spooky Tales

WTLGO Poster 10.10
October 29, 2021, 6 pm7 pm.


After nearly 2 seasons of virtual programming, Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre is thrilled to return to the stage with this piece, right in the heart of our Brooklyn community. Get ready to laugh, scream, and howl at the moon! 

Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre was recognized for When the Light Goes Out: Spirits, Souls, and Spooky Tales, which will bring a new theatrical performance piece to the Fort Greene neighborhood in Brooklyn on 10/29-10/31, performances beginning at 6 PM.

Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre is one of 3,000 New York City-based artists to receive $5,000 through the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre.

Hedgepig Ensemble (www.hedgepigensemble.org) celebrates legacy and a tradition of ghost stories in When the Light Goes Out: Spirits, Souls, and Spooky Tales, created by the Ensemble. Performances are October 29th-31st at South Oxford Park, Ronald McNair Park, and Cuyler Gore Park (respectively). To reserve a free spot, visit https://tinyurl.com/lightgoesout.

How do we connect with those no longer with us? What lurks in the shadows? What scares us? These are the questions the ensemble explores in When the Light Goes Out–all while giving you a good Halloween scare. This show has a suggested rating of PG-13.

Hedgepig’s ensemble of actors is the foundation of the cast and creative team. Featuring: Madeline Egan Addis+, Royston Scott+, Basil Rodericks*+, Desirée Baxter*+, Shannon Corenthin+, Dorothea Gloria*+

The production team includes Skye Pagon+ (director), Becca Kaplan (stage manager), Gagarin+ (dramaturg), Rachel Schmeling+ (producer), Mary Candler*+ (artistic director)

+member of Hedgepig’s ensemble                *appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association

When The Light Goes Out: Spirits, Souls, and Spooky Tales created by Hedgepig’s Ensemble

Equity Approved Showcase
RSVP to be updated on weather plans

October 29th at 6 PM: South Oxford Park, 197 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

October 30th at 6 PM: Dr. Ronald McNair Park, Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

October 31st at 6 PM: Cuyler Gore Park, Fulton St &, Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Performances presented free of charge. To RSVP, visit https://tinyurl.com/lightgoesout.

To make a tax-deductible donation visit: https://withfriends.co/hedgepig_ensemble_theatre/join

More from Around New York