with Edgar Allen Poe

by Eric Coble

Directed by Jeff Corpening
Produced by

October 23,24,25 & 30,31, Nov 1   2020
6 performances

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM
Sundays at 3 PM

Synopsis Edgar Allan Poe stands alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself, and us, that he's not mad. The spell he weaves brings us a highly theatrical adaptation of four tales Poe himself considered his best: "The Raven," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Tell-Tale Heart." Enter the world of Poe and check your heartbeat at the door.
Edgar : Male -a guest in the House of Usher, an innocent bystander caught up in a whirlwind of evil, neurotic, a genius.

Poe : Male - a tormented soul, Narrates many of Edgar Allen Poe's stories as he is forced to live them.

Madeline: Female - a ghost, haunting the House of Usher. Twin sister to Usher. Hauntingly beautiful.

Usher: Male, the Lord of the House of Usher, Quickly loosing his mind after the death of his twin sister Madeline.

The Old Man : Male - a kind, senile old man who is cursed with a vulture eye, and therefore, Poe's hatred.

Sante : Male - a convict who was sentenced to the mental and physical torture in The Pit and the Pendulum.

The Raven : Male