Author Archives: Robert Michael Oliver

A little author bio about Robert Michael Oliver

Theatre Artist, Poet, Playwright, Educator, and DC resident for over 30 years.

Re-Imagining ‘Embodying Poe’

Posted on: July 5th, 2015 by
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We first produced Embodying Poe in 2011. For 2015, we’ve re-imagined it. Working in collaboration with the original composer, Doug Fraser, who also worked on last year’s hit, Song of Myself, The Whitman Project–the second show in our Fringe repertory, and visual artist, Marcus Oliver–that’s right, he’s my brother–we have developed an Embodying Poe that focuses onContinue reading the storyRe-Imagining ‘Embodying Poe’

Capital Fringe: Who Can Say Poe Whitman

Posted on: June 28th, 2015 by
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Performed a bit of Poe and a bit of Whitman at a little gathering in Calvert Country yesterday. What a treat! Reminded me just how consuming it is to perform great literature: to become totally one with the imaginary world of the poet and the poem’s persona, and let its contours take you where itContinue reading the storyCapital Fringe: Who Can Say Poe Whitman