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A Call To the Crypt

Ivy Hill Cemetery Vault view

Those who are living
    come this day
Down the graveyard path,
    lanterns light the way
Into the underground crypt
    carved in clay
We're raising the spirit
    of a ghost named Kay
- Michael Jons, Raising Spirits in the Crypt

The door to the underworld is open and awaiting your arrival.

Only 4 performances remain. Grab your tickets before its too late!

Raising Spirits in the Crypt First Review!

Raising Spirits in the Crypt at Ivy Hill Cemetery Review
Thank you Christine Z for taking the time to write such an awesome review of the show. Our first attempt to contact the spirit world was a wild ride.

Only more 5 performances of this special limited run show. Come join us! 

Let's Raise some Spirits in the Crypt at Ivy Hill Cemetery!

Ivy Hill Cemetery Vault

The leaves are starting to change colors, days are getting shorter, there is a crisp charge in the air and the veil that separates the living world and the spirit world grows thin. Halloween is my favorite time of year.

I've been a collector of haunted artifacts for decades and a student of Spiritualism movement which was wildly popular from the 1840s to 1920s that believes that spirits of the dead can communicate with the living through a seance.

I've often wondered what might happen if I actually tried contacting the spirit world myself, but I would need a small group of people to join me to make it work. And, of course, holding the seance in a graveyard after dark would make it even better. 

Come join me, this October, after dark, in the underground burial vault at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia (pictured above) for my new show, "Raising Spirits in the Crypt". I'm not exactly sure what may happen when we attempt to contact the spirit world, but I can promise you that it will be a spooky good time!

We all love a good ghost stories -- this is your chance to be part of one!

Tickets are on sale now!  I will only be performing 6 shows this year and seating in the crypt is very limited, so be sure to reserve your seats now.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Ivy Hill Cemetery Historial Preservation Society.

Michael Jons Raising Spirits in the Crypt coming October 2019

If gathering in an underground cemetery vault after dark one night this October sounds like your kind of fun, do I have a show for you!  "Raising Spirits in the Crypt" will premiere October, 2019 at Ivey Hill Cemetery, in Alexandria, VA.

My artform has roots in the work of 19th century spirit mediums who held seances in the hope of contacting the spirit world. I've been a collector of haunted artifacts and antique spirit seance apparatus for many years, but only recently have I considered actually trying them out. For real.

Ivey Hill Cemetery in Alexandria has kindly granted us permission to use their underground vault. I'm not exactly sure what will happen when we attempt to contact the spirit world this October around All Hallows Eve when the veil between worlds is thinnest, but I can assure you that it will be a spooky good time. 

We all love a good ghost story. This is your chance to be part of one!

Tickets on sale soon