Duke City Rep and Blackout Theatre Announce Lineup for POE FEST, Feb-April 2013

Duke-City-Rep-and-Blackout-Theatre-Announce-Lineup-for-POE-FEST-Feb-April-2013-20010101

Blackout Theatre Company and Duke City Repertory Theatre present Poe Fest. Join Blackout and Duke City Rep for a festival of events celebrating of the life and works of the renowned writer Edgar Allan Poe, the inspiration for both DCRT's Poe and Blackout's The Poe Project: Merely This and Nothing More. Poe-centric activities begin the last week of January and continue through April.

Events include; Po(e)p Quiz at Nexus Brewery, Comedy? Presents Sketchy Poe at The Box Performance Space, The Bells: A Night of Poe Inspired Music at Blackbird Buvette and last but not least, the "Mask of the Red Death" Masquerade Ball at ArtBar!

Visit http://dukecity.wix.com/poefestival for more information.

February/March Events Submission: Poe Fest

Poe Fest: Po(e)p Quiz

Nexus Brewery

4730 Pan American Freeway

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

January 23rd, February 13th, March 6th, March 27th

$2/person (Teams- up to 4 people)

7pm

Part of Blackout and Duke City Rep's Poe festival; Pub quiz style trivia game related to the life and works of Poe in addition to general knowledge of that era and part of the country. (Team entry fee goes toward cash prize.) Bring your friends, win prizes, drink Nexus' collection of craft brewskies and sample New Mexican soul food! Or just chow down on some slammin' chicken & waffles while you play...

Poe Fest Event Passes- Save 40% on admission to up to 8 events through April 7th!

Poe Fest: "Poe" Kickoff Party

Blackbird Buvette

509 Central Avenue SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

February 5th

9pm

Free

Poe-stash party! Wear your best mustache (fake or real), mix and mingle with DCRT and Blackout to gear up for the opening of DCRT's Poe by John Hardy!

Duke City Repertory Theatre's "Poe" by Dr. John Hardy

The Filling Station

1024 4th St SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

February 7th-10th, 14th-17th

(8pm Thur-Sat, 2pm Sun)

$20 Adults; $12 Student/Senior/Military; $5 Kids 9-17, $10 for Groups of 8+; $10 Thursday Performances

Buy tickets online at www.dukecityrep.com. Call 797-7081 for reservations.

Join DCRT as we journey into the mind of the father of American horror and revisit his best known stories and seek to answer the question: Who is Edgar Allan Poe?

POE masterfully weaves the life of the writer and two of his works, William Wilson and The Telltale Heart into an electrifying look at the legendary master of macabre and mystery. Part thriller, part history lesson this fierce and energetic production is sure to mesmerize audiences of all ages.

Poe Fest Event Passes- Save 40% on admission to up to 8 events through April 7th!

Poe Fest: The Bells: A Night of Poe Inspired Music

Blackbird Buvette

509 Central Avenue SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

February 9th

10pm

Free

Part of Blackout and Duke City Rep's Poe festival; Enjoy libations and music inspired by the renowned and aloof Edgar Allan Poe. Featuring the song stylings of Ladies' Society of Grenadiers & Seahorn.

Poe Fest Event Passes- Save 40% on admission to up to 8 events through April 7th!

Poe Fest: Story Time with Blackout

Bookworks

4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107

February 20th

7pm

Free

Ages 16 to adults

Part of Blackout and Duke City Rep's Poe festival; Riveting short performances by Blackout Theatre Company that highlight their upcoming "Poe Project; Merely This and Nothing More".

Poe Fest: "Mask of the Red Death" Masquerade Ball

ArtBar

119 Gold Ave SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

March 2nd

10pm

$10 (at the door)

Part of Blackout and Duke City Rep's Poe festival; Costume contests! Mask contests! Live music by Phantom Lake! Don a mask, your best macabre attire and prepare to slip into another era for just one night!

Poe Fest Event Passes- Save 40% on admission to up to 8 events through April 7th!

Poe Fest: Comedy? Presents "Sketchy Poe" The Box Performance Space

114 Gold Ave SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

March 9th

10:30pm

$6

Part of Blackout and Duke City Rep's Poe festival; Riotous and clever Poe themed comedy sketches by Comedy?

Poe Fest Event Passes- Save 40% on admission to up to 8 events through April 7th!

Poe Fest: "Poe Project: Merely This and Nothing More" Kickoff Party

Blackbird Buvette

509 Central Avenue SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

March 19th

9pm

Free

Poe-stash party! Wear your best mustache (fake or real), mix and mingle with DCRT and Blackout to gear up for the opening of Blackout's Poe Project!

Blackout's "Poe Project: Merely This and Nothing More"

VSA North 4th Arts Center

4904 4th Street NW

March 22nd - April 7th

8pm Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun

$15 Adults; $10 Senior/Student/ATG (Appropriate for ages 16 and up)

Blackout's tale follows Dr. Valdemar Usher, a prolific scientist, lost in his dark experimentations. Dr. Usher is paid visit by an old friend, August Dupine, who brings along a new assistant, Rowena. Dupine hopes that the beautiful Rowena will help guide Usher back to sanity. Can love drag Dr. Usher out of his madness? Or will his scientific passion engulf all who surround him? This original play inspired by the poems, tales and essays of Edgar Allen Poe promises to be dark, eerie and frightening!

Order tickets at www.blackouttheatre.com or call 672-8648.

Poe Fest Event Passes- Save 40% on admission to up to 8 events through April 7th!

More Albuquerque! More...


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 
🔀ALBUQUERQUE SHOWS
Love, Loss & What I Wore in AlbuquerqueLove, Loss & What I Wore
(Runs 2/22 - 8/30)
Kiss of the Spider Woman in AlbuquerqueKiss of the Spider Woman
(Runs 10/10 - 11/13)
Footloose in AlbuquerqueFootloose
(Runs 11/14 - 11/22)
Shrek The Musical in AlbuquerqueShrek The Musical
(Runs 12/12 - 12/28)

View All | Add Show | Auditions