Edgar Allan Poe Returns!

Baltimore-based actor David Keltz will return to northeast Ohio for the ninth straight year to present Poe in Person: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe at James A. Garfield National Historic Site on Friday-Saturday, October 19-20. Keltz, the nation’s foremost Edgar Allan Poe reenactor, recites Poe stories and poems completely from memory.

Each evening will have a 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. program that include an open house tour of the Garfield home. The 6 p.m. program will feature performances of the famous poem The Raven and the story The Cask of Amontillado. The 8 p.m. program will feature The Raven, as well as the story The Black Cat.
Tickets are $15.00 per person and will be available at James A. Garfield National Historic Site beginning Monday, October 1; they are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call the site at 440-255-8722 for additional information. This event is for individuals age 16 and over.

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
is sponsored by the James A. Garfield Alliance (part of the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park) and made possible by a generous grant from the Arts and Culture Fund of the Lake County Visitors Bureau. Additional support is provided by Eastern National.

Last updated: September 2, 2018

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