SPOOKHOUSE   1984-1986

A Coney Island Hysterical Society Project

managed and operated  by Hysterical Society founder , Richard Eagan with artistic direction by co-founder, Philomena Marano  

 

SPOOKHOUSE was a Transformation of the original 'Dragon's Cave" dark ride  into an unprecedented "ride thru gallery in the dark" with refurbished original attractions, contemporary artists installations and set designs by Bill Stabile;   from from Harvey Fierstein's  off B'way play, titled: SPOOKHOUSE. 

 

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Right: "Spooquarium", one of the ten  in the

"ARTIST'S PAINT CARS" project for the SPOOKHOUSE.

Original  car (circa 1940 manufactured

by Messmore & Damon) 

customized by Philomena Marano, 1985 , for

the Coney Island Hysterical Society 

SPOOKHOUSE.

Photo: Maureen McCarran

Left to Right: Richard Eagan, Eugene Manzione, Philomena Marano 

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