Theatre: E.A. Poe Double Bill
June 6 @ 7:45 pm - June 24 @ 11:00 pm
Edgar Allan Poe Double Feature
Tuesday 6 to Saturday 24 June 2017 Press Night | Thursday 8 June | 7.45pm
The Masque of the Red Death
Adapted by Simon James Collier, directed by Omar F. Okai In his remote and fortified abbey, the notorious Prince Prospero and a handful of selected cronies have taken refuge to wait out the end of the Red Death, a gruesome plague which has swept over the land. But as the revelry continues a mysterious figure appears, and the Prince is forced to confront his own mortality.
The Fall of the House of Usher
Adapted by Adam Dechanel, directed by Maud Madlyn
Those that enter the House of Usher never leave. One man, determined to rescue his captive bride-to-be, is pitted against the centuries old curse cast upon the house. Can he rescue his love before it’s too late? From the twice nominated ‘Empty Space…Peter Brook Award’ Okai Collier Company comes this haunting double-bill from the master of gothic story-telling: Edgar Allan Poe.