Meet Edgar Allan Poe

Meet Edgar Allan Poe

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Friday, October 7, 2016
Alhambra Theatre @ 12:00 PM
Grade Levels 8-12

The spirit of Edgar Allen Poe fills the Alhambra Theatre! Poe's ghost appears in the form of Helen McKenna, whose renowned personification of the horror master has been described as astonishing. Combining dramatic readings with documented facts of Poe's life, this performance is sure to sent chills down you spine. A Poe-themed photo booth, a student art exhibit, and free copies of the book to the first 100 readers!


12:00pm/ $5 Reservations required Alhambra Theatre
For District students ‘
Grade Level 8-12

About Helen McKenna-Uff, Poe impersonator. Helen is the US Park Service Ranger at the Edgar Allan Poe House in Philadelphia. Helen embodies the true spirit of Poe in a riveting performance of many of his well-known works. She seems to bring this great writer back from the dead, allowing the audience the once-in-a-lifetime experience of feeling the truly heavy nature of these works straight from the source.