The Aspect of the Place: A Halloween Happening at The Evergreens

Wednesday-Sunday, October 28-November 1, 2015

Shows at 6:30PM and 8:00PM


One need not be a Chamber -- to be Haunted --
-Emily Dickinson

the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth

-Isabella Banks

Get into the spirit of Halloween with this story-telling celebration of ghosts and all things Gothic at The Evergreens. Co-produced by The Emily Dickinson Museum & TheatreTruck, a roving collaborative, The Aspect of the Place takes the audience through The Evergreens, the home of Austin Dickinson’s family and a 'time capsule' of prosperous nineteenth-century life in a small New England town. The house is furnished with Dickinson family furniture, household accoutrements, and decor selected and displayed by the family during the nineteenth century. The piece honors the House, the spooky delights of Victorian ghost stories, and the idea that phantoms walk within.

TheatreTruck and the Emily Dickinson Museum partnered this summer to produce a sold-out run of The Emily Dickinson Project, attracting audiences from all over the Pioneer Valley, the nation and even the UK! TheatreTruck is dedicated to crafting mobile and site-specific performance sustainably & playfully, and the museum is delighted to partner with them.

Each performance lasts one hour.