15 episodes

Part radio drama, part podcast, and all Edgar Allan Poe. A new spine-tingling play for your ears every month, adapted from America’s most famous horror and suspense writer. Gothic frights, by The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre.

Poe Theatre on the Air WYPR

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Part radio drama, part podcast, and all Edgar Allan Poe. A new spine-tingling play for your ears every month, adapted from America’s most famous horror and suspense writer. Gothic frights, by The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre.

    Never Bet the Devil Your Head, Part One

    Never Bet the Devil Your Head, Part One

    Toby Dammit was a man of questionable moral fiber. Coming home from a pub one night, he learns the consequences of a life of excess, and his trademark saying gets put to the ultimate test. Part One in a two-part adaptation of one of Poe’s few comedic stories

    • 21 min
    Poe Theatre On The Air - Edgar Allan, Part Two

    Poe Theatre On The Air - Edgar Allan, Part Two

    In this second episode of our guest production “Edgar Allan” by The Coldharts,
    Edgar and his nemesis have the first meeting of their secret society. Edgar reveals a terrible secret, and immediately regrets his decision. Mallard and company return in October!

    • 21 min
    Poe Theatre On The Air - Edgar Allan, Part One

    Poe Theatre On The Air - Edgar Allan, Part One

    We take a brief holiday from Dr. Mallard and his patients with this very special two-part guest production of “Edgar Allan,” from The Coldharts. This new musical is a reimagining of Poe’s childhood days, combined with an adaptation of his short story “William Wilson.” Mallard and company return in October!

    • 22 min
    Poe Theatre On The Air - Eldorado

    Poe Theatre On The Air - Eldorado

    A man, found wandering in the desert, tells a harrowing tale of his failed efforts to find the fabled City of Gold with his eccentric partner. But what is the secret he can’t bear to admit?

    Adapted from Poe's well-known poem.

    • 21 min
    Poe Theatre On The Air - The Premature Burial

    Poe Theatre On The Air - The Premature Burial

    Of the many fears that plague humankind, claustrophobia and the unrelenting terror of being entombed alive may be the worst. In this episode, The National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre on the Air recounts one woman’s fate - and provides an unsettling look at Dr. Mallard’s more cruel side.

    • 24 min
    Poe Theatre on The Air - The Raven

    Poe Theatre on The Air - The Raven

    Wear your headphones as we play with high and low frequencies and ASMR tricks to make you uncomfortable. Poe’s famous poem about love, lost hope, obsession and tragedy gets a dramatic retelling and an extra-unsettling listening experience.

    • 21 min

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