The Cask Of Amontillado



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Recorded before a live audience at Westminster Hall in Baltimore (where Edgar Allan Poe is buried!), THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO stars John Astin as Montresor and Mark Redfield as Fortunato. The play was adapted from Poe's short story and directed by Tony Tsendeas.

Poe Forevermore Radio Theater brings you adaptations of contemporary and classic tales of mystery, horror and the imagination. The series is produced and hosted by its creator Mark Redfield.

Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" was published in November 1846, in Godey's Lady's Book. This performance of Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" was recorded before a live audience on June 22nd, 2013 at Westminster Hall Burial Grounds, in Baltimore, Maryland, where Edgar Allan Poe is buried.

(27:35 minutes)

Cast & Crew

"Montresor" is played by John Astin

"Fortunato" is played by Mark Redfield

Announcer: Mary Anne Perry

Adapted and Directed by Tony Tsendeas

Sound Design is by David Crandall.

Recording Engineer/Technical Director is Bill Dickson of Drat Productions.

THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO is a new adaptation, written and directed by Tony Tsendeas especially for Poe Forevermore Radio Theater.

"The Cask of Amontillado" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book.

Poe Forevermore Radio Theater is produced by Mark Redfield and Damfino Media, publisher of Poe Forevermore Magazine. Poe Forevermore and Poe Forevermore Radio Theater are distinctive trademarks of Damfino Media.