Evening with Edgar Allan Poe in 2017

Back by Popular Demand Edgar Allan Poe!

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, October 20 and Saturday, October 21. Keltz is the nation's foremost Edgar Allan Poe reenactor. He will appear as Poe in each performance, reciting Poe stories and poems completely from memory.


Each evening will feature two performances by Keltz. The first performance will start at 6:30 p.m. with the Tell Tale Heart and The Raven. D The second performance will start at 8:30 p.m. with the Pit and the Pendulum and the Raven. Doors will open at 5:55 p.m. for the 6 p.m. performance. Doors will open at 7:55 p.m. for the 8 p.m. performance.


Tickets are $15.00 per person per performance. A ticket is required for each performance. Tickets will be available at James A. Garfield National Historic Site beginning 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. Tickets must be purchased in person at the site.

Ticket includes an open house tour of the Garfield home. Refreshments (coffee, cider, cookies, etc.) will also be available.

This event is sponsored by 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.

If you have any questions please call the site at (440) 255-8722.

Last updated: October 12, 2017

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