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‘Poe Master of the Macabre’ brings mystery and fear to Kelly Theatre

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

The stage plunged into darkness, and even when the lights were back on, the grim feeling remained. Edgar Allan Poe truly was master of the macabre.

The Life of Poe became the main story arc that united three of his works: William Wilson, The Telltale Heart and The Pit and The Pendulum. Adapted by playwright John Hardy, the production combined the classic stories with an experimental staging.