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Edgar Allan Poe Performance To Be Held at The Lyceum

October 30 and 31

WHAT:          Join The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, for two unforgettable Halloween evenings with America’s earliest master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe!

Actor David Keltz returns to The Lyceum’s lecture hall to re-create Edgar Allan Poe’s visit to Virginia in 1849, shortly before his death.  Individual works performed each year vary, but the program always includes a chilling story or two such as “The Black Cat,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” or “The Tell-Tale Heart,” along with well-known poems “The Raven” and “El  Dorado.”

Mr. Kelz’s performance has been lauded by The Poe House and Museum in Baltimore, The Poe Museum in Richmond, and the Poe National Historic Site in Philadelphia.

WHO:             Open to the general public, although program is best suited for ages 12 and up.

WHERE:       The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA.

WHEN:          October 30 and Halloween, October 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:15 p.m.)

COST:            $15 per person.  Seating is limited, so advance purchase is highly recommended.

INFO:             Visit our website www.alexandriahistory.org and look under “Shop” or call The Lyceum (703) 746 – 4994 for tickets.

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