Creepy Calendar: Sept. 2nd thru Sept. 9th

Can you smell it?  Maybe its the impending Santa Ana winds… or the fresh scent of back to school supplies… or those longer shadows… sniff, sniff… smells like Halloween to me. Fortunately, this week’s Creepy Calendar has a few events here in Los Angeles to satiate your Halloween cravings until things go into full gear…

The big news is a double dose of “The Fly,” as David Cronenberg attends a Q&A following a screening of the film at the Arclight on Wednesday night, and then on Sunday, the debut of the staged version of “The Fly,” now an opera, directed by Cronenberg himself. That and more after the jump…

Saturday, September 06 11:59 PM
New Beverly Midnights: “Idle Hands”
Presented by Amoeba Music and Phil Blankenship.
New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Blvd.

Sunday, September 07 12:00 AM
“The Fly” the opera
David Cronenberg directs this musical adaptation of his groundbreaking film, scored by Howard Shore. Placido Domingo conducts the orchestra. Is horror actually being considered art? info: (213) 972-7211
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 North Grand Ave.

Sunday, September 07 12:00 AM
Dungeon Master
“A hybrid of Theater and Improv performed on a stage using actors as the background… and starring you as one of the main characters. Every show, a 6-person party of adventurous audience members is chosen from a list of voluntarily-submitted names before the play begins. These original characters are guided from scene to scene of a scripted episode. Although each show’s original episode is scripted and rehearsed, once the audience members are involved…it is always unpredictable.” Dates: September 7th and 21st, October 5th and 19th, and November 2nd and 16th, 7pm Tickets: $10 ($8 if you wear a costume).
Write Act Repertory Theatre, 6128 Yucca Street