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