POE the musical
POE is a novel musical with entrancing trails of mystery and imagination! It finds Edgar Poe rising from the grave, seeking to clear his reputation that had been sullied by Rufus Griswold. This fantastical musical with heart explores the literary icon's life and works.
Nicholas D.G. Hikes is Poe. Ed Schoaps is Death, who is Poe's therapist. Caitlin Clark portrays Virginia Poe (and Frances Allan), with Kathleen Lundquist is Maria Clemm, her mother. Also in the cast is Jackson Bailey as Griswold, Simon Staples as John Allan (as well as Charles Dickens and George Graham), and Christa L. Fenton as Fanny Osgood.
The production is directed by Rachel Wolf, who wrote the book, music, and lyrics. Christa L. Fenton is the show's dramaturg.
Chemeketa Community College, Auditorium, Bldg 6 (View)
4000 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, OR 97305
|Minimum Age: 10|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|