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Outvisible Theatre turns ‘the screw’ in Allen Park

Show Announcement October 19, 2018

ALLEN PARK—Outvisible Theatre offers The Turn of the Screw adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from October 19 through November 4. Tickets are available online here.

Based on the provocative tale of suspense, horror and repressed sexuality, this adaptation gives the famous story yet another turn of its own. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children. But she is not their first governess. Her predecessor, Miss Jessel, drowned herself when she became pregnant by the sadistic valet, Peter Quint, who was himself found dead soon after under mysterious circumstances. Now the new governess has begun to see the specters of Quint and Jessel haunting the children, and she must find a way to stop the fiends before it is too late. But one frightening question tortures the would-be heroine: Are the ghosts real, or are they the product of her own fevered imagination?

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