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The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
Catalyst Theatre

6 - 10 July 2010 / 19:45, 14:30


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A musical fable for adults.

A delightfully grotesque musical tale fusing the hauntingly humorous myths of Edgar Allan Poe with a chilling score, that appeals to the darker side within us all…

Showcasing the Gothic dreamscape of Poe’s life, this whimsical production is at once playful and perverse, brutal and heartfelt, beautiful and enthralling.

Characterised by its striking visuals, heightened physical performances, evocative text and sinister music, Nevermore is homage to an iconic misfit whose work has developed a cult following.

Performance time: 19:45 (also 2.30pm 10 Jul)
Running time: 130mins / incl interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

Age guidance 14+

Sat 10 Jul, 2.30pm
Captioned performance

Written, directed and composed by Jonathan Christenson
Designed by Bretta Gerecke
Choreography by Laura Krewski
Sound Design by Wade Staples 

Commissioned by the Magnetic North Theatre Festival
Co-commissioned by Luminato
Developed with the support of Keyano Theatre (Fort McMurray) and The Banff Centre for the Arts

Presented with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Alberta Foundation for the Art

Part of LIFT 2010, a London-wide Festival of International Theatre

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