Rappaccini's Daughter & Murder by Poe


Lakewood, OH
Professional Theatre

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe

Friday, October 29, 2021

Show Description:

Just in time for the Halloween season, WordStage Literary Concerts presents a double bill of mystery, romance and murder adapted from literary masterpieces written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe. The program will feature dramatic treatments of Hawthorne’s romantic and tragic short story, “Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Christopher P. Nolan and Jeffrey Hatcher’s masterful mélange of many excerpts from the Poe canon in his one-act play, “Murder by Poe”. These chilling tales will be accompanied by poignant and malevolent music by Satie, Grieg and others.

Staff and Cast

Musical Director:

Agnes Herrman, Paul Slimak and Tim Tavcar
violinist Mary Beth Ions, pianist Patrick Wickliffe


7:30pm Friday


$10 - $20 (or Pay-What-You-Can), cash or check ONLY

Masks are required for this performance.

(440) 857-0717

Content Advisories

This production has no content advisories.


Lakewood Presbyterian Church
14502 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107