Electric Poe

 A co-production of The Coterie Theatre (Kansas City, MO) and Union Cemetery Historical Society.

A special event performed at one of Kansas City’s hidden gems!

Readings of two moody masterpieces by Edgar Allan Poe are brought to life (and death!) by Coterie actor/teaching artist R.H. Wilhoit and Rex Hobart on electric guitar. In The Premature Burial, a speaker delivers an antique TED Talk about his mortal fear, when it appears to manifest right before our eyes. Then, in The Masque of the Red Death, Prince Prospero walls himself and his courtiers away from the outside world where the contagious Red Death reigns…

Length: Approx. 45 Minutes followed by a Q&A about Union Cemetery history