An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
adapted by Robert Mason

Productions (102)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 4 f, 8 m, 2 either (12-52 actors possible: 4-16 f, 8-43 m)
  • Content Notes: Some mild violence.
  • Set: Simple representative sets: three step units, couch and chair, large dining table with chairs.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-325-0

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
adapted by Robert Mason

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Productions (102)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 85 minutes
  • 4 f, 8 m, 2 either (12-52 actors possible: 4-16 f, 8-43 m)
  • Content Notes: Some mild violence.
  • Set: Simple representative sets: three step units, couch and chair, large dining table with chairs.

Enter the wonderfully creepy world of Edgar Allan Poe with six faithful adaptations of some of his most haunting works. From old favorites such as The Cask of Amontillado and The Tell-Tale Heart to lesser known gems like The Oblong Box and The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether, this collection of short plays represents Poe at his most horrifying. Read More

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Enter the wonderfully creepy world of Edgar Allan Poe with six faithful adaptations of some of his most haunting works. From old favorites such as The Cask of Amontillado and The Tell-Tale Heart to lesser known gems like The Oblong Box and The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether, this collection of short plays represents Poe at his most horrifying.

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  • The Cask of Amontillado
  • The Purloined Letter
  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether
  • The Oblong Box
  • The Tell-Tale Heart

    • Drama
    • 70 - 85 minutes
    • 4 f, 8 m, 2 either (12-52 actors possible: 4-16 f, 8-43 m)
    • Content Notes: Some mild violence.
    • Set: Simple representative sets: three step units, couch and chair, large dining table with chairs.
    • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-325-0
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