SPRINGFIELD – The award-winning TV comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” (MST3K) will visit Springfield on Nov. 14 in an all-new live show featuring Joel Hodgson, original host and the creative vision behind theTV and Netflix comedy series for more than three decades.
Produced by Alternaversal LLC, “Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour” will play the Clark State Performing Arts Center with the never-before-screened film “Circus of Horrors,” a garish 1960s British thriller showcasing colorful circus acts, plastic surgery, and animal attacks by stagehands in fur suits.
The show gives fans the chance to sit in the theater with their favorite characters.
“When it was announced that this will be Joel Hodgson’s final live tour performing the unique comedic art form he created, I knew we needed to bring it to Springfield,” said Adele Adkins, executive director of the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S. Fountain Ave..
Tickets for the 7 p.m. show range from $35.75 to $40.90 each and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.