There’s one due date you can never escape!
The Post-Meridian Radio Players brought one of America's most respected authors to our stage this Hallowe’en as we present Tomes of Terror: Nevermore.
Performed live during October 2014.
Three tales of Edgar Allan Poe will grace our stage—and your ears—this Fall, including adaptations of his classic stories The Cask of Amontillado and The Fall of the House of Usher. And we’ve got a little extra treat as well to set the mood!
Martha Putnam Sites as the host
The classic poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted and directed by Liz Salazar
Narrator – Patrick Molloy
Raven – Kitty Drexel
Foley – Austen Wright
The Masque of the Red Death
A prince attempts to wait out the horrors of a plague by shutting himself, with many other nobles, in his abbey and distracting them by luxury and celebration from the suffering beyond the walls. Will Death so easily be cheated?
Adapted by A. Lehrmitt and directed by Justus Perry and A. Lehrmitt
Francesca – Circe Rowan
Bernardo/Univnited Guest – Justin Hicks
Prince Prospero – Jake Scaltreto
The Duchess – Lindsay Eagle
Claudio – Jeff Robinson
Angelica – Amy Lee Bennett-Zendzian
Foley – Katherine Daly, Michael Lin
The Fall of the House of Usher
A chilling tale an unsound man of unsound mind from an unsound family in an unsound castle. Death or the fear of death: Which is more terrible?
Adapted and directed by Michael McAfee with Jessica Zhan as rehearsal assistant/understudy
Narrator – Christina Lyn Abboud
Usher – Eric Cheung
Foley – Joev Dubach, Naomi Hinchen
The Cask of Amontillado
Hear Poe’s classic tale of dissolution, hatred, and revenge transplanted into the Roaring Twenties.
Adapted and directed by Mare Freed with rehearsal assistant Jay Sekora
Mr. Montresor – Tom Champion
Mr. Fortunato – Jeremy Holstein
Mr. Luchresi – Tom Russell
Mrs. Luchresi – Kitty Drexel
Party Guests – Joev Dubach, Paul Dworkin, Karen Sarao
Foley – Austen Wright, Dave Barker
Producer/House Manager – Chris DeKalb
Stage Manager – Lori-Anne Cohen
Graphic Designer – Gilly Rosenthol
Sound Designer – Jeremy Tudisco
Ad Sales – Ivy Welch
Please visit nevermore.pmrp.org
for more information
released February 27, 2021