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POE: The Raven-Winged Hours

A macabre multimedia fever-dream envisioning
the surreal final hours of
Edgar Allan Poe

Including music, dance, poetry, drama, soundscapes and projections,

“The Raven-Winged Hours” takes us through the harrowing and blissful hallucinations of the dying poet as he careens from despair to ecstasy, searching for what lies beyond the grave.

Produced as a gothic horror romance radio theatre drama

In collaboration with actors and musicians from the New York live theatre world including composer actor and tenor Lawrence Rush, actor John Munnelly as Poe, performer Cara Elizabeth as Virginia, pianist Matt Castle, flautist Karen, and cellist BlaBla, Poe poetry performed by Louis Biggie.

Book and lyrics by Edgar Allan Poe and Blue Bliss, directed edited and sound design by Blue Bliss

Fragments from the radio theatre podcast
O Human Love
Go to sleep... sweet dreams
Poe BG 4_v2_edited.jpg

A sampling of songs and poetry from the play

All My Spells Are Broken
00:00 / 05:36
00:00 / 02:01
O Human Love
00:00 / 03:48
I Will Fly
00:00 / 04:01
The Beyond
00:00 / 01:04
Awakening On Al Aaraaf
00:00 / 05:56
The Conqueror Worm
00:00 / 03:41
Hypnotic Induction
00:00 / 03:13

Projection art from the stage version

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