Poe Triple Bill: Perfect for Halloween
Perfect for Halloween, three classic Edgar Allan Poe stories are brought to life by composer and pianist, Nick Boyle, on Saturday 28October at Down Arts Centre.
Through an innovative take on shadow puppetry, music and narration, Poe Triple Bill is a visually striking piece of theatrical storytelling complete with a frightening soundtrack throughout and narration packed with atmosphere and chills.
A 19th Century American writer, editor and literary critic, Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. ‘Hop-Frog’, one of Poe’s last published stories, tells the tale of a bitter jester’s revenge on a cruel king. In ‘The Masque of the Red Death’, peasants are left to suffer the plague unaided while the nobility make merry in an isolated castle. In ‘The Black Cat’, a man who succumbs to the bottle must see the consequences of his actions come full circle.
Poe Triple Bill is suitably dark and menacing and ideal night out in the run up to Halloween. Tickets are available at the Box Office, priced £12 per person and £10 for concessions. Performance starts at 8pm with bar facilities from 7pm.
For further information or to book tickets contact The Box Office, Down Arts Centre on
028 4461 0747 Full programme available at www.downartscentre.com