Tomes of Terror: Nevermore

Performances: October 24, 25, 29, 30, and 31 and November 1, 2014.
There’s one due date you can never escape! —The Librarian

The Post-Meridian Radio Players are bringing one of America's most respected authors to our stage this Hallowe’en as we present Tomes of Terror: Nevermore.

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!

You can buy a copy of this performance from our Bandcamp storefront!

Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe


The Raven

Adapted and directed by Elizabeth Salazar

Narrator ..... Patrick Molloy
Raven ..... Kitty Drexel
Foley ..... Austen Wright

The Masque of the Red Death

Adapted by A. Lehrmitt and directed by Justus Perry and A. Lehrmitt

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?
Francesca ..... Circe Rowan
Bernardo/Uninvited Guest ..... Justin Hicks
Prince Prospero ..... Jake Scaltreto
The Duchess ..... Lindsay Eagle
Claudio ..... Jeff Robinson
Angelica ..... Amy Lee Bennett-Zendzian
Foley ..... Katherine Daly
Foley ..... Michael Lin

The Fall of the House of Usher

Adapted and directed by Michael McAfee

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?
Narrator ..... Christina Lyn Abboud
Usher ..... Eric Cheung
Foley ..... Joev Dubach
Foley ..... Naomi Hinchen
Guitar ..... Jeff Robinson
Rehearsal Assistant/understudy ..... Jessica Zhang

The Cask of Amontillado

Adapted and directed by Mare Freed

Hear Poe’s classic tale of dissolution, hatred, and revenge transplanted into the Roaring Twenties.
Mr. Montresor ..... Tom Champion
Mr. Fortunato ..... Jeremy Holstein
Mr. Luchresi ..... Tom Russell
Mrs. Luchresi ..... Kitty Drexel
Party Guest ..... Joev Dubach
Party Guest ..... Paul Dworkin
Party Guest ..... Karen Sarao
Foley ..... Austen Wright
Foley ..... Dave Barker
Rehearsal Assistant ..... Jay Sekora

Host Segments

Martha Putnam Sites will serve as your guide to the darker regions of a tortured soul’s brain.


Producer/House Manager ..... Chris DeKalb
Stage Manager ..... Lori-Anne Cohen
Graphic Designer ..... Gilly Rosenthol
Sound Designer ..... Jeremy Tudisco
Ad Sales ..... Ivy Welch

Performance Dates

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00pm (matinée)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:00pm
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:00pm
Friday, October 31, 2014 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:00pm

On our Tickets page you can make a reservation to pay at the door, or buy tickets in advance.


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