Celebrating the Anniversary of Edgar a Poe’s 206th Birthday! Here is our comprehensive list of all major Poe-related events, museums and places for Poe’s birthday month, January, 2015. Here's what’s happening and where in Poe cities in the US for January, 2015. Check out what's happening in Richmond, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Boston and around the country!
THE 2015 POE FOREVERMORE BIRTHDAY SHOW
January 19, 2015
Only Poe Forevermore will take you to celebrate Poe’s Birthday in Australia, Baltimore and at his birthplace, Boston! With music, special guests and dramatic programming, listen to our 2015 Birthday Show! It’s free and you’re invited!
Our special guests include Jeffrey Combs, The Poe Cabaret Show, a new dramatic adaptation of “The Cask of Amontillado”, Rob Vellela and Mary Bichner, highlights from the Stefanie Rocknak Poe statue dedication at Poe Square in Boston, highlights from the Bryan Moore Poe Bronze bust dedication at the Boston Public Library, the Poe Toaster in Baltimore Revealed—at home! And a few surprises! Join host Mark Redfield for a great show that will whisk you to the people and places that made 2014 a great year for Poe!
Visit our EVENTS PAGE to listen to or download our program.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
January 6-18, 2015
RE-ANIMATOR: THE MUSICAL—Las Vegas
WHERE: Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas NV 89106.
WHEN: Tues.- Fri. at 8:00, Sat. and Sun. at 2:30 and 8:00.
ONLINE TICKETING: on sale starting Oct. 24. Go to http://www.thesmithcenter.com/events/venues/studio-theatre
THE POE MUSEUM IN RICHMOND is open!
For hours and admission info visit: http://www.poemuseum.org/visit.php
January 17, 2014
Poe’s Birthday Bash
The Poe Museum in Richmond, VA
Tickets are $44. Get yours HERE: : http://www.poemuseum.org/visit.php
January 17- April 19, 2015
The Poe Illustrations of Richard Corben”
The Poe Museum - www.poemuseum.org
January 17-May 24, 2015
“Chambers of the Red Death:
A Study in Light and Shadow by Nicole Pisaniello”
The Poe Museum - www.poemuseum.org
THE POE HOUSE IN BALTIMORE IS OPEN!
Open weekends, Saturdays and Sundays only, check the website for directions and info, and please donate to keep the doors open! http://www.poeinbaltimore.org/
The Poe House in Baltimore will close for the season on December 28, 2014, for maintenance and cleaning, and re-open in the spring. Watch for announcements!
THE POE GRAVE AT WESTMINSTER HALL
visit Poe's grave (and that of Virginia and Maria Clemm, too--oh, and don't forget David Poe Sr his grandfather!). Open free to the public most days (unless there is a private event) from approximately 9am to dusk. Westminster Hall is available for rental for events and weddings: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/westminster/Welcome.html
January 17, 2015
“PoeZilla” art exhibit and auction
to benefit the Poe House in Baltimore
Reception: Jan 8, ’15. Auction: Jan 17, ‘15
January 18, 2015
“Beyond the Mustache: The Lives of
Vincent Price and Edgar Allan Poe”
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 4pm-6pm
Guests: John Astin & Victoria Price
Tickets and Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behind-the-mustache-the-lives-of-vincent-price-and-edgar-allan-poe-tickets-14907222905
January 23, 2015
"The Poe Show" w/Tony Tsendeas
THE POE HOUSE IN PHILLY IS OPEN!.
Open on weekends. Always check the website before planning your visit!
Here is their info page for planning your visit: http://www.nps.gov/edal/planyourvisit/hours.htm
JANUARY 27, 2015
Edgar Allan Poe's 206th Birthday Happy Hour
sponsored by the Raven Society
Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
THE POE COTTAGE in the Bronx.
Poe Cottage Hours:
Saturdays 10AM-4PM / Sundays 1PM-5PM.
More info: http://www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org/poecottage.html
“Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death Of Edgar Allan Poe”
Previews begin Jan 14m 2015 and Opening Night January 25, 2015
Beautiful and bizarre, playful and perverse, Nevermore – The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is a whimsical and chilling musical play about the enigmatic writer who has fascinated the world for more than a century. With haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft, Nevermore blurs the line between fact and fiction, nightmare and waking life. Equally engaging for fans of Poe and for those who know little about him, Nevermore is a unique theatrical experience that takes audiences on an unforgettable journey.
Tickets, Schedule and Info: http://www.broadway.com/shows/nevermore-imaginary-life-and-mysterious-death-edgar-allan-poe/
JANUARY 24, 2015
New York—Greenwich Village
Burroughs of the Dead
Edgar Allan Poe’s Greenwich Village follows in the footsteps of Poe when he lived in that part of New York City from 1837-1838, and again in 1845. This special tour is offered one night only, on Saturday, January 24th, in honor of Poe’s birthday. Interweaving his biography, literature, and some of Greenwich Village’s macabre secret histories, this tour is a must for any Poe fan in NYC. Info: http://boroughsofthedead.com/homepage/
EDGAR ALLAN POE SQUARE
Visit Stefanie Rocknak’s dynamic public are statue, dedicated on October 5th, 2014, in Poe Square (the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street South)! More info HERE: http://www.bostonpoe.org/
THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Visit Bryan Moore’s fantastic bronze bust of Poe, dedicated October 30th, 2014! And visit the great collection of Poe letters and manuscripts at the BPL. Info HERE: http://www.bpl.org/
Do you have a Poe-related or themed event? Send us your press at firstname.lastname@example.org to get on our PoeForevermore events calendar!
Always check beforehand with the venue or event you wish to visit or patronize to make sure schedules have been kept and not changed! Poe Forevermore is not responsible for changes beyond out control!
And always check our Poe Forevermore Events Calendar on the home page of our website!
2015 promises to be a spectacular Poe Year! Great things coming for Poe fans all over the world!
COMING IN 2015
- Poe Forevermore’s POE BIRTHDAY BASH—You’re invited! Info coming soon—and it’s FREE!
- Mark Redfield’s epic biography of America’s Shakespeare, ALONE: THE LIFE OF POE, a riveting, fully-dramatized audio play with a large cast and music and sound effects, will debut in January, 2015. Watch (and listen!) for it!
Get your MEMBERSHIP to POE FOREVERMORE and get ALONE: THE LIFE OF POE free!
Click the link to find out how: MEMBERSHIPS
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