Rousuck's Review: "Nevermore" at Baltimore's Stillpointe Theatre
It's time for another visit with Midday theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck, who joins us each week with her reviews of the Maryland-DC regional stage.
Today, Judy joins guest host Emily Sullivan to tell us about Nevermore, a 2006 musical inspired by the works of the master of the macabre, 19th century writer-poet Edgar Allan Poe.
The production, which is getting its regional premiere at Baltimore's Stillpointe Theatre, features music by Matt Conner, book by Grace Barnes, and orchestrations by Jonathan Tunik, with source material from Mr. Poe.
The story of love, personal demons and self-discovery is propelled by its musical numbers and explores the mind of Edgar Allan Poe as a "ghostly dreamscape" of disturbing yet compelling themes of madness and melancholy.
The musical is directed by Ryan Haase, with choreography by Amanda J. Rife, and musical direction by Ben Shaver.
Nevermore continues at The Stillpoint Theatre through May 6. Click the theater link for more information.