The 13 best theater events for a happy Halloween

Travel to dark places for Halloween at these 13 creepy New York City stage shows on and Off Broadway
Ghost Light: The Haunting
Photograph: Michael Blase Ghost Light: The Haunting

Halloween is the most theatrical of American holidays. Every year, people of all ages and from all walks of life put on costumes and makeup and bring the world of make-believe to the streets—and the theater world, for its part, is happy to reciprocate with a range of Halloween shows to celebrate the season. We’ve scared up this list of the 13 best horror-themed events, from Broadway shows to Off-Off Broadway plays, to help you get in the spirit.

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