Whedonopolis.com and Fandom Charities Inc. are proud to announce the 6th Annual Halloween Charity screening of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along blog, the Guild and Husbands on Saturday, October 26, 2013, with a new extended schedule starting at 1:00 PM.From the press release
The event will return to the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Along with DR. HORRIBLE, the evening portion will include screenings of the 6th and final season of Felicia Day's hit web series, THE GUILD, and Season 3 of Brad Bell and Jane Espenson's ground-breaking web series, HUSBANDS. New this year is expanded programming with afternoon screenings of two feature films: Joss Whedon's fan favorite, SERENITY, and the new horror classic from Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon, THE CABIN IN THE WOODS.
A variety of vendor tables will be outside the theater with great items available to purchase including t-shirts, costumes, jewelry, comic books and more. Food trucks will be available in the late afternoon, but save room for a Shiny New Australia cookie from the concession stand!
Proceeds from the event will benefit Journey House (http://journeyhouseyouth.org), a local non-profit organization that assists former foster youth with all aspects of adult life.
Proceeds from the SERENITY screening will benefit Equality Now (http://www.equalitynow.org), a non-profit organization that works for the protection and promotion of human rights of women and girls around the world.
In addition to the main fundraisers, the event will also host a canned food drive to benefit SOVA Community Food and Resource Program (www.jfsla.org/SOVA). Screening attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable foods to donate.
Ticket prices are $10 each for SERENITY and THE CABIN IN THE WOODS. Tickets for the evening section of DR. HORRIBLE/THE GUILD/HUSBANDS are $20 and come with the traditional Whedonopolis interactive goodie bag designed to encourage audience participation, with special commemorative items and gifts from participating sponsors. The Wonderflonium Pass, available for $40.00, gives access to the entire day of screenings, includes the interactive goodie bag, plus a special commemorative poster and a complimentary drink and snack from the concession stand.
Tickets for amazing on-site prize drawings will be available at the event only, starting at just $1 per ticket.
Over the past 5 years, the Whedonopolis annual DR. HORRIBLE screenings have raised over $31,000 for various charities. Previous screening celebrity guests have included Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day, Alan Tudyk, Fran Kranz, Jane Espenson, Brad Bell, Ben Edlund, Doug Jones, Georges Jeanty, Sandeep Parikh, and many, many more.
In addition to charity screenings, for the past six years Whedonopolis has presented the premiere closing event at San Diego Comic-Con: an audience participation screening of acclaimed fan-favorite, "Once More, With Feeling," the musical episode of Joss Whedon's BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. For the past three years the event has been introduced by BUFFY alum, Nicholas Brendon ("Xander").
Stay tuned for more information about an exciting new event from the team at Whedonopolis in the form of Whedonopolis Web Fest! Coming Spring 2014.
The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre is at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90027. Parking is free, but limited.
For online ticket ordering or additional information, please visit www.whedonopolis.com.
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