Amy Pettinella, playwright/director/ costar of Nevermore, says Edgar Allan Poe’s greatest mystery was his death. Researching Poe’s life led her to writing this play about him and American writers in general. They appear to court their own deaths, she feels, but she promises funny if sardonic moments and possible free shots of absinthe, Poe’s drink of choice, to the first dozen audience members.
Pettinella and Russell McGee make up the twoperson cast; the time is both 19th century and the present. Premiered at IndyFringe in 2009, Nevermore is also touring to Fringes in New Orleans and Chicago.
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