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Edgar Allen Poe play from DRAMATICS?

  • 1.  Edgar Allen Poe play from DRAMATICS?

    Posted 26 days ago
    Hi all,
    I have a vague memory of seeing a play about Edgar Allen Poe or his works in an issue of DRAMATIC several years ago, but I don't see it in my stash. Does anyone remember what that play was or what issue it was in?

    Thanks!

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    Cassy Maxton-Whitacre
    Theatre Department Coordinator
    Fishersville VA
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  • 2.  RE: Edgar Allen Poe play from DRAMATICS?

    Posted 26 days ago
    I can't remember the issue, but if you're looking for some good options take a look at Playscripts. They have A Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe and An Evening With Edgar Allen Poe. I really like both of them.

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    Shira Schwartz
    Chandler Unified School District
    Chandler AZ
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  • 3.  RE: Edgar Allen Poe play from DRAMATICS?

    Posted 25 days ago
    You may be thinking of Dominic Orlando's "Nevermore," published in the January 2009 issue of Dramatics. It is available through Playscripts (https://www.playscripts.com/play/1506).

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    Gregory Bossler
    Director of Publications
    Educational Theatre Association
    Cincinnati OH
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  • 4.  RE: Edgar Allen Poe play from DRAMATICS?

    Posted 24 days ago
    I produced this play about 6 years ago and we all loved it.  It was from the Drama Magazine listed below.  You can also call the company in Boston and they will answer your questions.  I am traveling and cannot look at my stored scripts, but they are very helpful when you call
    https://www.playsmagazine.com/

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    Corinne Walker
    Private voice teacher
    Musical theater director
    Mesa, Arizona
    corinnewalk4.wixsite.com/mesa
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  • 5.  RE: Edgar Allen Poe play from DRAMATICS?

    Posted 24 days ago
    I don't know the one from the magazine, but Nevermore makes a fantastic production. If time permits, you might also think of taking one or more of the Poe tales and having students construct a play using characters from one or more of the short plays. I've done that with playwriting students and they come up with ingenious designs. I find they learn something not only from delving into the stories but also from reconstructing them into a coherent piece.

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    Jean Klein
    Playwright/Founder HaveScripts/BlueMoonPlays
    Playwriting Teacher in MFA program, Wilkes University]
    Virginia BeachVA
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