Wednesday, November 16, 2011

VOC Silent Film Harmonic - upcoming show!

The VOC and the Registry Theatre present…

An original soundtrack to the 1924 classic “Hands of Orlac”
Thursday, Nov. 24th, 8p.m.
The Registry Theatre: 122 Frederick St., Kitchener
Advanced tickets at the Centre in the Square box office are $15; at the door of the Registry, tickets are $15, $10 with a Food Bank donation or $5 eyego.
Paul Orlac is a world-renowned pianist who loses his hands in a horrible accident. A surgeon is able to attach a new set but they are from a convicted murderer! When Orlac feels compelled to kill, have the hands taken over his body?
Reuniting two of the principles from “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” – director Robert Weine and actor Conrad Veidt – this classic is all grim ambience and b&w mood. (imdb, wiki)
The VOC Silent Film Harmonic are: Ted Harms (double bass), David Hunsberger (clarinets), Steve Lederman (percussion, brass), Bradford Nowak (percussion, trumpet), and Wade Whittaker (guitar).
Upcoming VOC shows: Pandora’s Box – Feb. 4 and Buster Keaton short films – March 16; if you come out to Hands of Orlac, advance tickets for the next two shows will be on sale at a reduced price!
Feel free to tell any interested parties, mention us around the water cooler, or put up the poster wherever cool cats like you can be found.

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