New Solo Showcase KILLING AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLEN POE Plays 10 Performances This Fall

New Solo Showcase KILLING AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLEN POE Plays 10 Performances This FallSummoners Ensemble Theatre, in association with the Merchant's House Museum, is pleased to announce Killing An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe, a haunting new solo showcase that will play ten performances only this fall at the landmark 1832 Merchant's House Museum (29 E. 4th Street, Manhattan), New York City's only 19th century family home preserved intact, inside and out.

Killing An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe will be performed by John Kevin Jones, seen previously over the past 5 years in A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House. His Christmas Carol collaborator, director Rhonda Dodd, also helms Killing An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe.

Killing An Evening With Edgar AllEn Poe is an Actors' Equity Association approved Showcase.

Tickets, priced at $18 for all performances, are now on sale at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3562414 or (800) 838-3006. Seating is strictly limited to 40 per performance.

In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe lived on Amity Street (now W. 3rd Street) just blocks from the Merchant's House. His publication of "The Raven" had brought him instant fame and invitations to the city's most fashionable literary salons. Join John Kevin Jones (A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House) as the great master of horror in the Tredwells' candlelit double parlor for a hauntingly memorable performance of Poe's thrilling tales, "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Raven." It will be a bone-chilling evening of irrational revenge, obsession and premeditated murder, dismemberment, and the very, very dark.

The production's performance schedule is:

  • Friday, October 12 at 7PM
  • Saturday, October 13 at 7PM
  • Sunday, October 14 at 7PM
  • Monday, October 15 at 7PM
  • Tuesday, October 16 at 7PM
  • Monday, October 22 at 7PM
  • Tuesday, October 23 at 5PM
  • Tuesday, October 23 at 7PM
  • Wednesday, October 31 at 6:30PM
  • Wednesday, October 31 at 8:30PM

For more information, please visit www.summonersensemble.org and www.merchantshouse.org.



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