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Poe contemplates life after death

Friends of the Library presents one man show based on Edgar Allen Poe

 


Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in a unique one-man play at 7 p.m Thursday evening. in the Saratoga Branch Library at 503 West Elm Ave.

Friends of the Saratoga Library presents Duffy’s rendition of “In The Shadow of the Raven,” which begins as Edgar Allan Poe rises from the scene of his mysterious death and continues as he pieces together the events of his life.

Using a combination of biographical information and the dramatic interpretation of Poe’s literature, Annabel Lee, “The Raven” and “The Tell-Tale Heart”, Hudson provides a theatrical experience of the life and works of one of America’s best-known and enigmatic personalities.

Duffy has performed in hundreds of plays, both and off on Broadway, and has also directed over 300 theatrical pieces, including workshop productions with Brooke Shields, Jessica Lange, Don Johnson, Tatum O’Neal and Marlo Thomas.

He is the author of several scripts including a well-received stage adaptation of Frankenstein. His writing includes several children’s books and one man shows including “In The Shadow of the Raven.”

The presentation is open and free to the public. Cookie and goodies will be served.

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