July 28 – August 5
HIS DARKEST STORY WAS HIS OWN… Take a dark, mysterious, musical journey into the heart and soul of Edgar Allan Poe, America’s first truly visionary poet. This story of love, personal demons and self-discovery delves into the mind of Poe with disturbing yet relatable charm. Poe’s poetry is transformed into soaring musical numbers creating a timeline that lures the audience into his world.
By Jonathan Christenson
Original orchestration by Jonathan Christenson
Additional orchestration by Matthew Skopyk
“Greasepaint Youth Theatre presents the local premiere, with a superb cast composed of high school and college aged kids who throw themselves into the material with sheer abandonment. The end result is intriguing, provoking, and highly entertaining.”
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Bennett Wood – Edgar Allen Poe
Photography by Laura Durant