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Poe Theatre on the Air

Part radio drama, part podcast, and all Edgar Allan Poe.  A new spine-tingling play for your ears every month, adapted from America’s most famous horror and suspense writer.  Gothic frights, by The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre.

Poe Theatre on the Air is produced by The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre and distributed by WYPR.

Latest Episodes
  • Recorded live at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon, The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre presents Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” streaming on WYPR just in time for the author’s 215th birthday.
  • Listen to a performance from Baltimore’s Charm City Bronze Handbell Ensemble and a reading of the The Bells by the renowned British actor Helen Atkinson Wood.
  • Our Season One Finale! This story has been adapted into several international motion pictures (including one as recently as 2008), and was the musical subject of the world-famous progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project.