Photo Flash: First Look at THE HOUSE ON POE STREET At 14th Street Y
The World Premiere of Fengar Gael's The House on Poe Street opened on October 27th at the 14th Street Y Theatre. The production runs until November 12th and is produced by Yonder Window Theatre Company. Artistic Director Katie McHugh, directs, with original music composed by Sheilah Rae.
The play was inspired by Gael's fondness for lurid tales of the supernatural as well as the city's obsession with the escalating price of real estate and the discovery of Edgar Allan Poe Street on West 84th Street, between Broadway and Riverside Drive.
Gothic ghosts encounter modern monstrosities when twin sisters inherit the house where Poe is reputed to have composed The Raven. In The House on Poe Street a wealthy estate lawyer learns to appreciate Poe's macabre spirit while questioning his own presumptions of wealth, gender parity and the power of poetry to conjure visions of a spectral afterlife.
Daniel Light (Incognito/NYU Playwrights Horizons Theater School), Olivia Nice (Fool for Love/Princeton), Gadi Rubin (Bull/CBS), and Eliza Shea (originated the role of Margie, opposite Alan Cumming, in Me and the Girls: A Noël Coward Musical).
The creative team includes scenic design by Pei-Wen Huang-Shea, sound design by Robert Gonyo, lighting design by Isaac Weisselberg, and costume design by Alice Giacconi. The production is being co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y.
Performances take place at the 14th Street Y Theatre, 344 East 14th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues), New York, NY 10003. Subway: L train to 1st Avenue. Tickets are $18.00 and are available at www.yonderwindow.co - Running time 85 minutes, no intermission.
Photo credit: Al Foote III
More Hot Stories For You
The Jerusalem Post has reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda broke up an argument between quarantined Israeli journalists. What were they fighting about? W... (read more)
Breaking: SMASH Star Katharine McPhee Is 'Probably' Team Ivy; Megan Hilty Responds!
In a shocking turn of events, SMASH star Katharine McPhee has revealed her status as a tentative member of Team Ivy. ... (read more)
PBS Streams Shows From Live From Lincoln Center and Great Performances Series For Free
PBS has unlocked a selection of its shows and concerts in its Live From Lincoln Center and Great Performances series, for a limited time.... (read more)
WAITRESS in London to Close Permanently
The West End production of Waitress, which recently temporarily closed due to the current health crisis, has announced via Twitter and their website, ... (read more)
New York City Center Cancels Remainder of 2019-2020 Season
New York City Center has canceled the remainder of the 2019–2020 season including Encores! Thoroughly Modern Millie.... (read more)
VIDEO: Watch Colleen Ballinger in STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky
Stars in The House continues tonight (8pm) with Miranda Sings/Colleen Ballinger.... (read more)