Reviews of Show Goes On, the (1982)
Review by hup234 (2005-08-21)
This may be one of the most frightening short stories ever penned.
A late-night visit into a long-abandoned theatre, the smell of decay from the dusty seats and the mouldering carpet, the yellow beam of the flashlight playing on the flaking plasterwork, and a slowly-growing awareness of ...
"The Show Goes On" is written with a masterful sense of dreamlike unreality. And Ramsey Campbell proves he is indeed a master at pulling this off.
This is an unforgettable short story.