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Poe Theatre on the Air

  • Hosted by The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre

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 - Berenice

Dec 5, 2019

Love truly hurts. A beautiful woman, in love with her bookish and obsessive cousin, has a smile to die for. As the woman falls ill, her smile is all that’s left unchanged. Her cousin can’t bear it and takes matters into his own hands.

Poe Theatre on the Air - The Cask of Amontillado

Oct 30, 2019

Insulted once too often by a vain and pompous "friend," a man lures his victim to the catacombs beneath his home with the promise of a rare bottle of wine. Too late, the friend pays the ultimate price for not being more polite...

Poe Theatre on the Air - Morella

Oct 4, 2019

A man’s love for his scholarly wife fades as her fascination turns to morbid themes. On her deathbed, she gives birth and curses the man to ensure that he will never be freed from her memory.

Poe Theatre On The Air - The Black Cat

Sep 9, 2019

A man brings home a cat for his animal-loving wife, to replace a cherished pet. When the new family addition becomes too annoying for the man, it leads to a dark secret that the cat reveals at the worst possible time – for the man.

Poe Theatre On The Air - The Tell-Tale Heart

Aug 5, 2019

A housekeeper takes a job caring for an old man, and it seems like a dream for them both. But the dream becomes a nightmare when the housekeeper’s obsession with the man turns deadly – with a truly heart-pounding ending.