Dead Centre of Town 2016


The Haunt at Fort Edmonton Park presents
Dead Centre of Town
created by Catch the Keys Production

October 21 – 23 & 26 – 31, 2016
7:00pm | 8:00pm | 9:30pm | 10:30pm
Tickets available through Fort Edmonton Park

Back for another night of fright, kittens?

This year, Edmonton’s only traveling historical live action horror show possesses Hotel Selkirk. Exhuming the sordid stories of some of Edmonton’s worst kept secrets, locked behind the guest room doors of some of the city’s best-known hotels, Dead Centre of Town dares you to get your scare on.

Dead Centre of Town digs up and dances with the dusty bones of Edmonton’s long-forgotten past, blending experiential theatre with urban lore and factual history.


18A Suitable for viewing by persons 18 years of age or older. Persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Performances contain instances of violence, gore, coarse language, and unsettling themes and are intended.

Written by Megan Dart
Directed by Beth Dart


Colin Matty as Wilf the Narrator
Christine Lesiak as Alice the Hench
Adam Keefe as Jimmy the Hench
Ainsley Hillyard as Isadora the Hench
Morgan Smith as Clara the River Witch and Rose Booher
Elisa Benzer as Bella the Headless Prostitute, the Strathcona Hotel Ghost
Morgan Yamada as Lady Boheme, the La Boheme Bed and Breakfast Ghost
Grant Winfield as Cecil the Bellhop, the Commercial Hotel Ghost
William Mitchell as Rizac, the Jasper House Hotel Ghost
Siona Gareau-Brennan as the Woman in White, the Hotel MacDonald Ghost
Louise Casemore as Edna, the Hotel Selkirk Ghost
Josh Coss as Maximillian Langser
Mat Simpson as Vernon “Bunny”Booher

Sound Design: Michael Caron
Special Effects, Costume Design and Set Design: The October People (Kathryn Evans and John Evans)
Lighting Design: Beth Dart and Maria Burkinshaw
Fight Choreography: Morgan Yamada
Movement Consultant: Ainsley Hillyard
Technical Director: Maria Burkinshaw
Stage Manager: Ian Walker
Production Assistants: Beyata Hackborn and Adrian Lesiak
with help from Leif Ingebrigtsen

Dead Centre of Town is Catch the Keys Productions annual, site specific, historically-based live action horror show inspired by Edmonton’s true history. Each year, a new location, new era, new script, and new scares brought to life by a wildly passionate and talented team of performance professionals.

Special thanks to Fort Edmonton Park and the Hotel Selkirk Staff for their incredible patience and help.