Halloween with Edgar Alan Poe
by One Block West Productions
Chez Zee and One Block West Productions present, for the fifth year, the immensely popular "Halloween with Edgar Allan Poe".
Join us for a fun-filled, spooky evening of macabre and mysterious poems and stories by Edgar Allan Poe. The romance, the passion, and the fears of one of America's most distinguished writers are brought to life by actor Lucien Douglas in this dramatic presentation that includes performances of "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Raven."
The event will feature Chez Zee's signature desserts, coffee & "Raventini" cash bar.
You're welcome to enjoy dinner at Chez Zee before the show. Please make dinner reservations here, or call (512) 454 2666.
Come in your favorite Halloween costume (only if you feel up to it)!! Seating is communal; our round tables seat 8-10 per table. You'll have the opportunity to meet & greet the actor after the show.
Lucien Douglas has enjoyed an extensive career as an actor on Broadway, Off-Broadway, film, and television. He has received critical acclaim in The New York Times, Time Magazine, Backstage, and Women's Wear Daily. Currently the associate professor of acting at UT Austin, Douglas is a recipient of the 2014 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, as well as a College of Fine Arts Distinguished Teaching Award, the Department of Theatre and Dance Teaching Excellence Award, and the Texas Exes Teaching Award for College of Fine Arts.
Lucien has been a guest director at The Juilliard School,New York University, North Carolina School of the Arts, Penn State University, and South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, among others. On the concert stage, Lucien Douglas narrates the dramatic presentation of Enoch Arden by Tennyson and Strauss with Dean Emeritus Robert Freeman at the piano; he also performs his solo production of A Dream Within A Dream: Performing the Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Lucien Douglas holds a PhD in Theatre from Michigan State University, a BFA in Dramatic Arts from the University of Connecticut, and a certificate of professional training from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London.
October 31, 2019
Austin, TX, 78731
Doors open at 7:15 pm. Curtain at 8 PM. No early or late entry please!
Show lasts 45 minutes.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or call 512.454.2666.
This event sells out fast so please reserve your seats early!
Tickets are $25 plus service fees available on-line HERE from Vendini.