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 on the … Continue reading the story "Re-Imagining ‘Embodying Poe’"
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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 it … Continue reading the story "Capital Fringe: Who Can Say Poe Whitman"