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Poe Fest (Now Extended Through Dec. 6!)


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until December 6, 2020[days & times]
  • WHERE Virtual
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $13 - $50

Audiences loved this year’s Virtual POEFEST! Based on input from patrons – Write Out Loud has made the filmed stories accessible again through December 6.

Current tickets holders may rewatch their favorite programs – or catch the ones they missed. New patrons may purchase a ticket to experience some of San Diego’s finest actors performing works of Poe and other authors of the phantasmic – filmed in Old Town’s historic Adobe Chapel.

Six Poe-vocative Programs hosted by Edgar Allan Poe! PoeFest is produced in association with Save Our Heritage Organization

Choose to see just one video program (or more) – or become a VIP and have access to all six videos plus an exclusive livestream event for opening night. Access to video performances is restricted to the dates of the Festival (October 23 - November 8 -- now extended), but you can choose your watching time and date – binge watch on Halloween or see a performance every day for a week to keep all the days spooky!

Programs include

An Evening with Mr. Poe
“The Masque of Red Death” Features Travis Rhett Wilson as Edgar Allan Poe

Maligned Mothers
"The Bells & Mothers” by E.A. Poe
"La Llorona" – a Latin American Folktale (bilingual)
"Mama Gone" by Jane Yolen

Guilty – Pleasure?
"The Tell-Tale Heart" by E.A. Poe
"Sonnet––to Science" by E.A. Poe
"The Statement of Randolph Carter" by H.P. Lovecraft

Shades of Poe
"The Raven" by E.A. Poe
"Why The Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling" by E.A. Poe
"Fairy-Land" by E.A. Poe

"The Conqueror Worm" by E.A. Poe
"Boogah Man" & "The Haunted Oak" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
"The Lips" by Henry S. Whitehead

The Yellow Wallpaper
"A Dream Within a Dream" by E.A. Poe
"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Featuring Linda Libby, Manny Fernandes, Brian Mackey, Sandra Ruiz, Paul Maley, Rachael VanWormer, Brittney Caldwell, and Travis Rhett Wilson as Edgar Allan Poe.

Individual programs are $13 each, or you may access all six for $50. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling (619) 297 – 8953

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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