BEHIND THE SCENES: H.H. HOLMES-THE MONSTER BEHIND THE MAN
Sundays, Oct. 20 & 27: 7pm & 8:30pm
Thursday, Oct. 31: 9pm
The world over knows the name of Jack the Ripper, the notorious madman who terrorized London in 1888. But on this side of the Atlantic, in the dark streets of Chicago in the 1890s, there lurked another monster, perhaps even more sinister. Dive into the depraved depths of the life of H.H. Holmes, America’s first serial killer, learn of his important connection to Philadelphia, and realize how terrifying it was for Victorians to read about this horrific killer in the news of the day. Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Audience discretion is advised.