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Edgar Allan Poe: Master of the Macabre

Literary historian and playwright Rob Velella returns as Edgar Allan Poe on October 14th with Master of the Macabre.

Velella specializes in 19th century American literature and in his ongoing efforts to bring the writers of yesterday back to the readers of today, will demonstrate some of Poe's most loved works. Join us for an evening of mystery and macabre at The Woodlands as Velella returns by popular demand to bring the work of Edgar Allan Poe to life in Master of the Macabre.

To brush up on your literary history, visit Velella's blog.

Master of the Macabre, 7:30 - 9:30 PM

The Woodlands offers a unique setting to experience Poe's literary legend. After the performance, join Velella for the unique opportunity of a nighttime cemetery walk to visit Poe's contemporary, Timothy Shay Arthur, at his eternal resting spot. Also a writer, Arthur was a fellow member of the literary coterie Seven Stars. Liquid courage will be served in effort to calm your jitters!

This performance is appropropriate for children ages 10+ if accompanied by a parent or guardian.


In case of cancellation due to weather, performer illness, etc., this event will be rescheduled and orginal tickets will be honored or refunded.

If you wish to attend BOTH performances, you must purchase a ticket to each. Tickets are not transferrable or refundable except in the event that these performances must be rescheduled.

There will be no tickets available at the door for either event! Get yours today before these performances sell out!

Earlier Event: October 14
Edgar Allan Poe: Funny Bones