Poe’s Unhappy Hour, Interactive storytelling of the works of Edgar Allan Poe
Inspired by Karyn Reppert.
Director Beverly Houck.
Adam Danoff: Edgar Allan Poe, The famed poet and storyteller himself
Megan Rose: Virginia Clemm, His wife (and cousin)
Tyler Reppert: Rufus Griswald, His arch nemesis and literary critic
Alison Fisher: Maria Clemm, His Aunt (and mother-in-law)
Amy Shea: Maid, Enchanted by stories and ready to play along (will be an understudy for Friday’s performance)
You are cordially invited to visit the parlor of Mrs. Maria Clemm to enjoy an hour of entertainment and camaraderie. Mrs. Clemm is delighted that her dear nephew and son in law, the remarkable Edgar Allan Poe, has offered to share a recitation of some of his most remarkable works, including his ever-popular poem “The Raven”.
In addition to several school day performances, there will be a public performance to this interactive theatrical event. The evening will include the audience as esteemed guests who witness and interact in a performance of heightened storytelling of many famous short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe. The works include Poe’s short stories: “The Tell-Tale Heart” & “The Cask of Amontillado” along with his poems including “Annabel Lee” and “The Raven”.
Please join Mr. and Mrs. Poe, and Mrs. Clemm and a few select guests for this memorable and thrilling event.
Available to school audiences October 22 & 23
Public Performance Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM
$10 in advance students ages 3+/ seniors ages 60+/ members
$12 general in advance
$15 all at the door