Theatre at Barton Presents Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe November 11-14

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WILSON, N.C. — November 1, 2021 — Theatre at Barton is excited to present “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” by Eric Coble on the Kennedy Family Theatre stage November 11-14.  A dress rehearsal performance is scheduled for November 10 by invitation only.

The theatre performances will be held in the Kennedy Family Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.  Seating will be limited to 60 seats in the audience for each performance. All those attending must wear face masks and observe social distancing protocols. Temperatures may be taken at the door, magnus app will also be accepted.

Tickets are $10 each for adults, and $5 each for students, seniors, and military. Reservations must be made online at barton.edu/theatre. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Travel to the darkest corners inside Edgar Allan Poe’s mind, as four of his favorite tales are blended together to create a chilling excursion. Fall under the spell of “The Raven,” “The Fall of House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and the “Tell-Tale Heart.”  These familiar stories and poems are brought to life in a theatrical adaptation that will make your skin crawl, leave you frozen in fear, and questioning his madness. Perhaps you should check your heartbeat at the door.

The talented cast of Barton actors includes Luke Eason, Allysa Krasovich, Jordan Peartree, Erica Patterson, Justin Trent and Will Unruh.

Michael Dornemann, set and lighting designer, is responsible for all technical elements of the production, and costume designer Dorothy Austin-Harrell will oversee wardrobe and all properties. Nick Leek is sound designer and operator, with Jessica Simpson as stage manager.

For more information about upcoming theatre events, please contact Sherry Lee Allen, director of Theatre at Barton, at slallen@barton.edu or 252-399-6492, or visit www.barton.edu/theatre.

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