DoBro’s City Tech College is gearing up for its famous annual Haunted house, titled Gravesend Inn, but this year the scares wont be just for creepy entertainment, University researchers will studying “emotional reactions to unusual experiences.”
City Tech made the announcement earlier this month, but did not give any more information about what the ultimate purpose of the research will be.
Researchers state that they are looking for “audience members 18 and over to participate in a bonus experience on Friday and Saturday nights.” It sounds as if to participate in the research, one must attend a performance of the haunted house first, then sign up for a special event to occur on Friday or Saturday.
Gravesend Inn is a “high-tech” show, designed, created and performed by the university’s theatre troupe. It costs $6 for adults and $4 for students with ID.
Show times are relatively limited, running from October 21st to the 23rd, and the 28th through till the 31st. Check the website for specific times, or call 718.260.5588 during regular business hours.