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Alt.Rocker MDMP Channels Cosmic Forces Of Sound And Silence Into Emotionally-Charged  Photo Alt.Rocker MDMP Channels Cosmic Forces Of Sound And Silence Into Emotionally-Charged “Strength'
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2021

Cosmic forces of sound and silence are channelled effortlessly through the artistic perception of multi-disciplined renaissance musician MDMP on the emotionally charged single 'Strength' - available now.

First Folio Theatre Announces it Will Cease Operations Photo First Folio Theatre Announces it Will Cease Operations
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

First Folio Theatre’s Board of Directors has announced that Founding Executive Director David Rice will be stepping down in the spring of 2024. In conjunction with that decision, the Board has also determined that First Folio will cease operations at the end of the 2023-2024 season.

Local Audio Theatre Company Markiewitz Audioworks Brings Works Of Edgar Allan Poe To  Photo Local Audio Theatre Company Markiewitz Audioworks Brings Works Of Edgar Allan Poe To Life
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 31, 2021

 A new audio theatre company has hit the airwaves in Sacramento while bringing classic works of Edgar Allan Poe to listeners everywhere. Their third work, 'Manuscript Found in a Bottle' is being offered for free on the Markiewitz Audioworks Presents YouTube channel. Their first two stories, 'The Raven' & 'The Cask of Amontillado' are available now.

AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE Returns To Lakewood Playhouse Photo AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE Returns To Lakewood Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021

The Lakewood Playhouse, re-opened to public performances, will present a special event for its 83rd season: a return engagement of one of our most wildly popular performances - the one-man show An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe, written by Pacific Northwest playwright Bryan Willis and featuring veteran South Sound actor Tim Hoban.

NEVERMORE‚Ä"The Fantastic Terrors Of Edgar Allan Poe is Now Playing at Coggeshall Far Photo NEVERMORE‚Ä"The Fantastic Terrors Of Edgar Allan Poe is Now Playing at Coggeshall Farm
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2021

The outdoor theatrical fence experience is created & directed by P.J. Griffith (Broadway's American Idiot, Sleep No More, Giant & Rock of Ages Off Broadway) and occurs throughout the structures of a cursed 19th century salt marsh farm along the New England coastline.

The Resident Ensemble Players to Present Audio Production of THE MURDERS IN THE RUE M Photo The Resident Ensemble Players to Present Audio Production of THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

The Resident Ensemble Players will present their audio production of The Murders in the Rue Morgue, newly adapted from Edgar Allan Poe's classic thriller by REP company member Michael Gotch. Streaming October 27th - November 14th, this spine-tingling tale is sure to give you a Halloween fright!

SYNETIC THEATER to Present a Vampire Ball Featuring THE MADNESS OF POE Photo SYNETIC THEATER to Present a Vampire Ball Featuring THE MADNESS OF POE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021

On Friday, October 29th, DC theater, and nightlife revelers rejoice - the festivities start with a performance of The Madness of Poe followed by an indoor/outdoor dance party with all the food, drinks, and candy that a ghoul could ask for.

East Lynne Theater Company Presents NOSFERATU and POE in Time for Halloween Photo East Lynne Theater Company Presents NOSFERATU and POE in Time for Halloween
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents two events in time for Halloween: 'Nosferatu,' the 1922 silent classic horror film, accompanied by Wayne Zimmerman on the organ on Friday, October 22 at 7:00p.m., and 'Poe by Candlelight' on Saturday, October 23 at 8:00p.m. Both are being presented at The Cape May Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes Street in Cape May, where the theater is in residence.

Netflix Announces THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Series Photo Netflix Announces THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Series
by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2021

Netflix and Intrepid Pictures today announced a new limited series created by Mike Flanagan titled The Fall of the House of Usher, based on multiple works from Edgar Allan Poe. 

We Happy Few Presents A MIDNIGHT DREARY: Etched In The Wall Photo We Happy Few Presents A MIDNIGHT DREARY: Etched In The Wall
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

Helen Hayes Nominated We Happy Few begins its 2021-2022 season with a return of their acclaimed horror audio dramas, featuring another story from horror master Edgar Allan Poe and, for the first time, an adaptation from another author, the hugely influential Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

BWW Review: NEVERMORE at Gretna Theatre Photo BWW Review: NEVERMORE at Gretna Theatre
by Jason Davis - Oct 2, 2021

The mysterious, supernatural, and dramatic energy that characterizes the work of Edgar Allen Poe was superbly captured in Gretna Theatre's production of Nevermore. Six popular stories, adapted into powerful monologues and performed in a unique outdoor environment, captivated and haunted theatre goers.

NEVERMORE Halloween Theatrical Experience Comes to Old Stturbridge Village This Month Photo NEVERMORE Halloween Theatrical Experience Comes to Old Stturbridge Village This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021

NEVERMORE‚ÄĒThe Fantastic Terrors of Edgar Allan Poe returns October 13th-31st to Old Sturbridge Village in central Massachusetts after last year's sold out run.

Write Out Loud Announces 4th Annual POEFEST Photo Write Out Loud Announces 4th Annual POEFEST
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021

Write Out Loud is gearing up for the 4th Annual San Diego PoeFest, in performance from October 29th - 31st at the Villa Montezuma Museum in Sherman Heights. This historic Queen Anne Victorian was named 'The Palace of the Arts' by Jessie Shepard, the musician, spiritualist and author who designed it in 1887.  

H.P.Lovecraft's THE WHISPERER IN THE DARKNESS Opens October 20 Photo H.P.Lovecraft's THE WHISPERER IN THE DARKNESS Opens October 20
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2021

Newly adapted by Radiotheatre in an entirely new multimedia format for its 11th Annual H.P.Lovecraft Festival and 18th Annual Halloween Fest, 'THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS' includes a great cast, original orchestral score and award-winning sound design. Just bring your imagination!

BWW Previews: NEVERMORE: THE FANTASTIC TERRORS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE at Gretna Theatre Photo BWW Previews: NEVERMORE: THE FANTASTIC TERRORS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE at Gretna Theatre
by Jason Davis - Sep 27, 2021

Gretna Theatre, in keeping with their reputation for creating unique and innovative productions, brings to life an interactive theatrical experience based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe. Tackling the multitude of delays and disruptions caused by the pandemic, Gretna Theatre has managed to successfully produce a season filled with laughter, mayhem, and even a few circus arts. As one of the nation's oldest running summer theatres, the season's end is coming near. Instead of winding down, they have opted for a challenging format and exploration into new territory.

The Tiger Lillies Return To The Southbank Centre With The UK Premiere Of Their Christ Photo The Tiger Lillies Return To The Southbank Centre With The UK Premiere Of Their Christmas Carol
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2021

Post-punk pioneers, The Tiger Lillies, return to the Southbank Centre this Christmas with the UK premiere of a brand new concert inspired by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Giving the novel a dark musical twist, the band dissect and reassemble the story that everyone knows to shine a light on the poverty and depravity laid bare on the cold London streets.

Synetic Theater to Present THE MADNESS OF POE Photo Synetic Theater to Present THE MADNESS OF POE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

SYNETIC THEATER will welcome in-person audiences back to the theater with terrifying tales from Edgar Allan Poe, THE MADNESS OF POE, choreographed by Irina Tsikurishvili and directed by Paata Tsikurishvili. 

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL And More Announced for The Coterie 2021/2022 Season Photo THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL And More Announced for The Coterie 2021/2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

Nationally-recognized as one of the nation's leading producers of new works of theatre for young people and their families, The Coterie Theatre's 42nd Season will offer multiple new plays and musicals created to entertain, engage, and serve as memorable experiences for every generation of the family.

FIRESIDE Comes to Cumston Hall Next Month Photo FIRESIDE Comes to Cumston Hall Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

These spooky classics are given new life as chilling theatrical stories. Though told with some humor, this production might be too intense and scary for very young audiences. 

London Horror Festival 2021 Announced at The Pleasance Theatre and The Space Photo London Horror Festival 2021 Announced at The Pleasance Theatre and The Space
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2021

The London Horror Festival was spawned in 2011 with the aim of championing the genre on stage, and in 2021 it returns with more in-the-flesh frights and continues to demonstrate that horror has well and truly proven its worth with theatre audiences.

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