Written by Jay Torrence • Directed by Halena Kays
The Ruffians’ BURNING BLUEBEARD returns this 2020 – streaming online and into your home. Don’t miss Chicago’s Holiday Legend. BURNING BLUEBEARD is a magical theatrical experience inspired by the true story of The Iroquois Theatre – told through music, clowning, dance and acrobatics. In its 9th year, this is the first ever opportunity to view the show online and will only be available for streaming Dec. 04 – Jan. 03. Share Chicago’s holiday legend with your family and friends around the world. Every Online ticket sold helps support our future LIVE performances. The Ruffians thank you for your support and wish you all safe and happy new year!
Includes the 2019 Cast:
Pamela Chermansky (Fancy Clown), Anthony Courser (Henry Gilfoil), Jay Torrence (Robert Murray), Leah Urzendowski (Nellie Reed), Ryan Walters (Eddie Foy), with Crosby Sandoval (Faerie Queen).
“delicate, haunting and winsomely comic…a potently enchanting annual tradition.” – The New York Times
“A MUST SEE PRODUCTION…THAT’S IMPOSSIBLE TO FORGET.” -ChicagoTheatreReview
“Funny, macabre, and frightfully delightful” -AroundTheTownChicago
“A staggering combination of fairy tale and turn-of-the-century pantomime wrapped in poetry, acrobatics and suspense” -Picks in Six
“Burning Bluebeard represents the cumulative potential of theater as an art form: a poetic, terrifying, gutbuster tour-de-force” -NewCity