We take a brief holiday from Dr. Mallard and his patients with this very special two-part guest production of “Edgar Allan,” from The Coldharts. This new musical is a reimagining of Poe’s childhood days, combined with an adaptation of his short story “William Wilson.” Mallard and company return in October!
ByTHE NATIONAL EDGAR ALLAN POE THEATRE•Jun 2, 2020
Of the many fears that plague humankind, claustrophobia and the unrelenting terror of being entombed alive may be the worst. In this episode, The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre on the Air recounts one woman’s fate – and provides an unsettling look at Dr. Mallard’s more cruel side.
ByTHE NATIONAL EDGAR ALLAN POE THEATRE•May 1, 2020
Wear your headphones as we play with high and low frequencies and ASMR tricks to make you uncomfortable. Poe’s famous poem about love, lost hope, obsession and tragedy gets a dramatic retelling and an extra-unsettling listening experience.
ByThe National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre•Apr 1, 2020
They say a life at sea changes a man, but this story takes that to the extreme. In this episode, The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre on the Air takes on Poe’s tale of tragedy at sea, and the physical toll on those who survive the clutches of a near-mythical storm.
ByTHE NATIONAL EDGAR ALLAN POE THEATRE•Mar 2, 2020
When obsession meets the creative impulse, it becomes almost impossible to know when to stop. Art should imitate life, not death. Meanwhile, it’s becoming clear that the kindly Dr. Mallard has somewhat of a mean streak in him.
ByThe National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre•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.
ByThe National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre•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...
ByThe National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre•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.
ByThe National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre•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.