Edgar Allen News

BWW Reviews: None to Fragile's GIDION'S KNOT, Riveting, Disturbing, Brilliant!
by Roy Berko - Apr 06, 2014

Last year, none too fragile theater's ON THE LINE was honored by the Cleveland Critics Circle as being the 'Best Non-Musical Production of 1913.' Their production of GIDION'S KNOT establishes itself as a candidate for the award this year! (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

As Mildred's Umbrella continues to grow, we proudly bring you another season of Premieres, as well as our Museum of Dysfunction Play Festival as we always do... but this year we've added our WOMEN'S PROJECT, which will be four short-run productions, designed to give up-and-coming female artists a chance to create art with us while also raising awareness of local women's charities. (more...)

Gameshow Presents THIS IS THE MOON, THAT IS THE EARTH Tour, Now-April 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Emerging company Gameshow are developing a new work exploring human relationships to the universe, which will tour to Ovalhouse, Camden People's Theatre and The Yard in 2014. This is the Moon, That is the Earth, will play with the nature of live performance and spark debates on issues both infinitesimally small and impossibly large. Questioning the nature and meaning of the distance between audience and performer, the two-man production will prompt audience members to ask why they are watching - and what they get in return. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Christopher Scheer Returns to Lost Nation Theater This Fall
by Erin McIntyre - Feb 16, 2014

Christopher Scheer is a favorite with Central Vermont audiences. Vermont theater-goers have seen him in a number of Lost Nation Theater productions, including THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP. When we spoke this past week, Christopher shared some thoughts about his work with Lost Nation and filled me in on some of his upcoming projects. (more...)

Profiles Continues 25th Anniversary Season with COCK, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Profiles Theatre continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the Midwest premiere of Cock by Mike Bartlett, directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox. The production runs tonight, February 14 - April 6, 2014 at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 20 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Ray Bradbury Honored with New Short Story Collection, 'A Short Walk to the Other Side'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

On February 14, 2014, author Matthew J. Pallamary launches his second short story collection, 'A Short Walk to the Other Side' at the Southern California Writers Conference in San Diego as a tribute to his mentor Ray Bradbury. Following the trail blazed by Bradbury, Pallamary's tales take readers to the place where the boundaries of reality are blurred in stories that explore supernatural, metaphysical, science fiction, and horrific themes. (more...)

Profiles to Continue 25th Anniversary Season with COCK, 2/14-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Profiles Theatre continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the Midwest premiere of Cock by Mike Bartlett, directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox. The production runs February 14 - April 6, 2014 at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 20 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Olio Theatre Work Presents OLD BLACK MAGIC: A HAUNTED MUSICAL, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

With campy music, slapstick comedy and heartfelt discoveries, Olio Theatre Work's original musical comedy 'Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical' was performed annually in LA and Orange Counties from 2003 - 2007 in a variety of venues from former Seal Beach restaurant Bayou St. John (now 320 Main), Immanuel Center for Spiritual Living in Long Beach, and the Costa Mesa Playhouse, among others, proving to be one of OTWs most successful and memorable shows. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Olio Theatre's OLD BLACK MAGIC: A HAUNTED MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

One night a year spirits dead n' gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they've left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden. But don't be fooled, they're not innocent and havoc will arise when jealous lovers, ambitions ingenues and drunk has-beens clash, threatening to recreate the turmoil of their lives and keep them locked in limbo eternally. Ushered into the land of the living by Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, these celebrity ghosts are given one last chance to heal their 'past life issues' or remain in limbo forever. Featuring the ghosts of John Barrymore, Jayne Mansfield, Edgar Allen Poe & more! The show runs January 31st - February 9th, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ballet Next Performs at New York Live Arts
by Marjorie Liebert - Jan 27, 2014

On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Michele Wiles presented the second evening of performances of her new company, Ballet Next, at NYLA. (more...)

OLD BLACK MAGIC: A HAUNTED MUSICAL to Play Long Beach Playhouse, 1/31-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

One night a year spirits dead n' gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they've left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden. But don't be fooled, they're not innocent and havoc will arise when jealous lovers, ambitions ingenues and drunk has-beens clash, threatening to recreate the turmoil of their lives and keep them locked in limbo eternally. Ushered into the land of the living by Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, these celebrity ghosts are given one last chance to heal their 'past life issues' or remain in limbo forever. Featuring the ghosts of John Barrymore, Jayne Mansfield, Edgar Allen Poe & more! (more...)

Milburn Stone Theatre Kicks Off 2014 with Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The Milburn Stone Theatre begins 2014 with one of the longest running broadway plays of all time, Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP! Levin, author of such notable classic stories of horror and suspense as Rosemary's Baby, The Boys From Brazil and The Stepford Wives won his second Edgar award (an award presented to notable mystery and suspense writers, named after Edgar Allen Poe) with DEATHTRAP! (more...)

Milburn Stone Theatre to Kick Off 2014 with Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP!, Begin. 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

The Milburn Stone Theatre begins 2014 with one of the longest running broadway plays of all time, Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP! Levin, author of such notable classic stories of horror and suspense as Rosemary's Baby, The Boys From Brazil and The Stepford Wives won his second Edgar award (an award presented to notable mystery and suspense writers, named after Edgar Allen Poe) with DEATHTRAP! (more...)

Olio Theatre Work to Present OLD BLACK MAGIC: A HAUNTED MUSICAL, 1/31-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

With campy music, slapstick comedy and heartfelt discoveries, Olio Theatre Work's original musical comedy 'Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical' was performed annually in LA and Orange Counties from 2003 - 2007 in a variety of venues from former Seal Beach restaurant Bayou St. John (now 320 Main), Immanuel Center for Spiritual Living in Long Beach, and the Costa Mesa Playhouse, among others, proving to be one of OTWs most successful and memorable shows. (more...)

The Penny Seats Theatre Company Announces 2014 Annual Appeal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

It's been another incredible year for the Penny Seats Theatre Company. (more...)

Olio Theatre Works Returns to LBPH in Winter 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

One night a year spirits dead n' gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they've left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden. But don't be fooled, they're not innocent and havoc will arise when jealous lovers, ambitions ingenues and drunk has-beens clash, threatening to recreate the turmoil of their lives and keep them locked in limbo eternally. Ushered into the land of the living by Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, these celebrity ghosts are given one last chance to heal their 'past life issues' or remain in limbo forever. Featuring the ghosts of John Barrymore, Jayne Mansfield, Edgar Allen Poe & more! (more...)

Scribd Releases Gift Subscriptions As The Perfect Gift For All The Readers In Your Life
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Scribd, an eBook subscription service featuring +100,000 books, including bestselling and new release titles, today announced its new gift subscriptions, which are accompanied by e-Cards with book cover art inspired by popular literary classics from the Creative Action Network, a marketplace of crowdsourced content from artists around the world.You can purchase Scribd gift cards at: http://www.scribd.com/giftcards. (more...)

Author Daniel Olsen Releases New Children's Book, DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

CORNWALL, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ In the opening inscription page of a fabulous new children's book entitled, Dreams (Pen Hen Publishing, 2013), first time author and illustrator Daniel Olsen of Orange County, New York reminds the reader to 'Dream wonderful dreams until your wonderful dreams become wonderful reality.' Instinctively Olsen shares in this clever children's book what Edgar Allen Poe shared with adults when he said: 'Those who dare to dream by day are cognizant of many things missed by those who dream only by night.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Olio Theatre's OLD BLACK MAGIC: A HAUNTED MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

One night a year spirits dead n' gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they've left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden. But don't be fooled, they're not innocent and havoc will arise when jealous lovers, ambitions ingenues and drunk has-beens clash, threatening to recreate the turmoil of their lives and keep them locked in limbo eternally. Ushered into the land of the living by Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, these celebrity ghosts are given one last chance to heal their 'past life issues' or remain in limbo forever. Featuring the ghosts of John Barrymore, Jayne Mansfield, Edgar Allen Poe & more! The show runs January 31st - February 9th, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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