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THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP | Three Performances Oct 23

The Mystery of Irma Vep, by Charles Ludlam, is a Gothic melodrama in which a naive young woman marries widower Lord Edgar Hillcrest. She slowly uncovers the mysteries behind the untimely deaths of Lord Edgar’s first wife Irma Vep, as well as their son. Murder, mayhem, skullduggery and a few other vices invade the plot like a swarm of Gothic killer bees.