Murder by Poe

Murder by Poe

Play


Overview


Synopsis

This play is a comical retelling of several of Edgar Allan Poe's tales. The stories included in the play are "The Black Cat," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "William Wilson," "The Purloined Letter," "The Mystery of Marie Roget" and "The Fall of the House of Usher." The narrative of _Murder by Poe _ involves a lost woman who stumbles into a house for shelter. She soon finds out the house is full of murderers and characters from Poe's classic works.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult characters