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Puppets & Poe: Devised Defiance

A World Premiere 

Inspired by the Works Edgar Allan Poe

Devised by Theatre Of Yugen
Enacted with Post-Consumer Material Puppets

Directed by Shannon R. Davis

Oct. 3 - Nov. 2, 2019 - Thurs., Fri., Sat. - 8:00 pm

Recipe for the Macabre:

Start with Edgar Allan Poe - the beloved master of poetry, short stories, and tales of mystery and the macabre. Dissect and remix.  Mix with Theatre of Yugen's signature physicality, voices, words, ideas, bodies, a dash of Noh and Kyogen and PUPPETS.  Stir in a splash of contemporary relevance, with good old-fashioned irreverence. Bake at a macabre 666 degree heat for an hour and a half. Devised Defiance is a dish best served cold.

Edgar Allan Poe favorite Poems and Stories presented include:

The Bells; Telltale Heart; Annabelle Lee; The Raven; Fall of the House of Usher, and many more.


Ella Cooley, Alan Coyne, Shannon R. Davis, Steven Flores, Nick Ishimaru, and Jammin Jolo.

Earlier Event: October 26
Puppets & Poe: Devised Defiance
Later Event: November 1
Puppets & Poe: Devised Defiance