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Awake At Night: Modern Takes On The Stories Of Edgar Allan Poe

October 20, 2020, 8 pm9:30 pm.


AWAKE AT NIGHT is a theatrical adaptation of three stories by Edgar Allan Poe (The Cask of Amontillado, Ligeia, and The Fall of the House of Usher) that celebrate Poe’s gift for the unnerving and strange, while re-imagining his tales in contemporary settings. A delicious and fresh re-telling of these classic stories of Gothic horror, AWAKE AT NIGHT is a world premiere presentation and Bay Street Theater’s latest online offering.

Written and directed by Will Pomerantz, and featuring a superb cast of six versatile actors—Ari Brand, Daniel Gerroll, Loren Lester, Michael Levi Harris, Kevin Orton, Chauncy Thomas, and Teal Wicks—AWAKE AT NIGHT promises to be a Halloween treat that will delight and send shivers down your spine, reminding us why Edgar Allan Poe remains one the world’s best-known writers of horror.

Following the premiere, a live talkback between director Will Pomerantz and the cast will be held via Zoom.

Runtime: 90 minutes. Intended for kids ages 12 and up and adults.

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