Appendix: Chapter Seventeen

Hell Houses are Halloween productions designed to show the wages of sin. They usually are assembled from a kit sold by Denver pastor Keenan Roberts.

In 2006, a Brooklyn, New York theater company staged one faithfully as a work of anthropological drama.

Photos:

HELL HOUSE: Photos from the Brooklyn production

Video:

HELL HOUSE: trailer for a 2001 documentary on Hell Houses

HELL HOUSE: abortion scene from the Brooklyn production

HELL HOUSE: humorous song set to scenes from the Brooklyn production

HOLLYWOOD HELL HOUSE: scenes from a spoof using Roberts’s script

Links:

THE HELL HOUSE OUTREACH KIT - official site

HELL HOUSE - The site of Brooklyn theater company Les Freres Corbusier

2008 Daniel Radosh    Design: Pat Broderick     Programming: Kevin Shay