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Nevermore to End Off-Broadway Run Early
Mar 4, 2015


NevermoreNEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience illuminating the haunting life story of iconic writer Edgar Allan Poe, will play its final Off-Broadway performance on Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 pm at New World Stages. Upon closing, Nevermore will have played 12 previews and 72 performances. To purchase tickets for all remaining performances, please visit Nevermoreshow.com or Telecharge.com or call 212-239-6200.

Beautiful and bizarre, playful and perverse, Nevermore- The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is a whimsical and macabre musical play about the enigmatic writer who has fascinated the world for more than a century. Poe struggled with tragedy, addiction, poverty, and severe loss while producing some of the world's most original, visionary and enduring literature before dying in mysterious circumstances at the age of 40. At once gorgeous and grotesque, Nevermore blurs the line between fact and fiction, exploring the events that shaped Poe's character and career and giving powerful expression to Poe's words "all that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."

NEVERMORE is written, composed, and directed by Catalyst Theatre's (Edmonton, Canada) Artistic Director, Jonathan Christenson. The physical world of Nevermore - including sets, costumes, and lighting - is designed by Bretta Gerecke. The production features choreography by Laura Krewski, sound design is by Wade Staples with voice, speech and text direction by Betty Moulton.

NEVERMORE cast members include Gaelan Beatty, Shannon Blanchet, Beth Graham, Ryan Parker, Garett Ross, Scott Shpeley and Lindsie VanWinkle with understudies Jennifer Byrne, Stephen Cerf, and Rob Morrison.

NEVERMORE is produced by Radio Mouse Entertainment (M. Kilburg Reedy and Jason E. Grossman), Martin Hummel, Caiola Productions, Terry Schnuck, Susan Jaffe Tane, Hernreich-Horvath Productions and Catalyst Theatre, in association with Fireboat Productions, Mary Cossette, and Meredith Lynsey Schade. The associate producers include Carol L. Bixler and Deepa Desai.

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is performed on the following schedule at New World Stages (340 West 50th street, between 8th and 9th avenues): Monday at 7:00pm, Wednesday at 8:00pm, Thursday at 2:30pm and 8:00pm, Friday at 8:00pm, Saturday at 2:30pm and 8:00pm, and Sunday at 3:00pm.

Tickets, priced $75 - $95, can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. A limited number of $30 rush tickets for each performance will be available for purchase at the box office until two hours prior to curtain while supplies last. Rush tickets are limited to two per person.