Tyrone, Resident Ordained Minister, Had A ‘Scary’ Haunted House Idea Featuring The Pulse Shooting

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An ordained minster’s plan to host a haunted house featuring the Pulse Nightclub at a Chicago elementary school fell apart after the school canceled the event.

Tyrone Tappler, an ordained minster, director and producer, planned a Halloween event called “The Room: A Journey To Hell” to be hosted at Fernwood Elementary School, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.


The event intended to feature a room about the Pulse Nightclub massacre, as well as a room showing a botched abortion and the Charleston massacre, where nine black people lost their lives.

According to the event description, “The Room” would force people to “face the consequences of their actions.”

“Guest will experience IN YOUR FACE scenes of dark reality. You will walk in 10 Rooms and encounter individuals who will make choices. The choice is life or death; sin or salvation; heaven or hell. The scenes will be action-packed, real and jaw dropping,” the description reads.


Tappler put out an ad via Facebook in August, requesting people to play victims and dancers for the Pulse Nightclub part.

“Club Pulse, Dancers, Victims … CAGED PEOPLE/SCREAMERS, Extras needed trying to escape a cage! … SOUNDS INTERESTING? COME OUT THIS SATURDAY!!!” the ad read.

The school rescinded its offer to host the event on their campus, saying that organizers for the event had “mis-characterized” it.

“The event organizers mis-characterized the true content of the event, and we did not approve any association with the activities the organizers have now advertised,”  Michael Passman, a spokesman for Chicago Public School System, said.

Tyrone Tappler Productions did not return The Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.

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