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Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe

Sat Jan 18, 2020
12:00pm to 3:30pm
8 and up

Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's birthday with dance and readings of his work at Poe Park.

Noon to 12:30pm - Edgar, Annabel Lee, and the Tell-Tale Heart
Dance duet set to Joan Baez' musical rendition of Annabel Lee, by E.A.Poe; choreographed by Philip Scharper. Dancers: Elisa Toro Franky, Philip Scharper, and student dancers, followed by a 5-minute Q&A A dramatic reading by Philip Scharper of E.A. Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart.

1pm to 3:30pm - Actor Elizabeth Shepherd
Readings from Poe's works will be given by distinguished actor, Elizabeth Shepherd. Elizabeth starred in the movie, The Tomb of Ligeia, with Vincent Price.

Poe Park Visitor Center
2640 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY
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