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Sally Roberts (from left), Valerie Meachum and Karyn Ustas set the tone for "Spooky Stories and Songs of the Season," presented by GreenMan Theatre Troupe of Elmhurst. (Submitted photo)

GreenMan Theatre Troupe will launch its 10th year with "Spooky Stories and Songs of the Season," featuring spine-chilling lyrics and tales. The selections pay homage to the time-honored tradition of storytelling. The show will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12, in Asbury Hall at First United Methodist Church, Elmhurst.


Admission costs $5, and free parking is available. The church is at 232 S. York Road. Tickets can be reserved at

"Spooky Stories and Songs of the Season" is directed by Carolyn Thomas-Davidoff, and features the talents of Cassy Beach, Marilyn Connolly, Gary Davidoff, Judy Ekblad, Valerie Meachum, Alice Rebecchi, Sally Roberts, Paul Safyan, Sally Soukup and Thomas-Davidoff.

The nonprofit GreenMan Theatre Troupe has been presenting plays in Elmhurst since being founded in 2003 by Jill Perez, David Soria and Carole Thorpe. GreenMan also offers classes and workshops, and welcomes new members and participants in all aspects of theater production.

For more information, go to or call 630-464-2646.

GreenMan programs are partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Financial support is provided by the City of Elmhurst Community Grant Program.