The Black Cat and Other Plays Adapted from Stories by Edgar Allan Poe (Paperback)

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Horror, tragedy, poetry and comedy. And because it's from Poe you learn something, too Seven exciting new theatrical adaptations of seven short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Some of the famous stories and some of the lesser known works. These one-act plays are most often for a cast of four actors: two women, two men. This new book is a sequel to Tait's first book of Poe adaptations (the first book contains ten other adaptations of ten other E. A. Poe stories).

About the Author


Lance Tait is the author of more than forty one-act and full length stage plays, as well as a number of comedy sketches and stage adaptations of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. His plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston, Denver, Paris, the United Kingdom, South Africa, South Korea and at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tait studied playwriting with the Nobel Prize laureate Derek Walcott at Boston University and music composition at Bard College. In 2002, in Paris, Tait founded Theatre Metropole. He writes a variety of works for the stage and is also active as a filmmaker. Sony Pictures' website, Crackle. com signed Tait to produce, write and direct twenty-five short films. "Tait is a playwright with ideas and intellect. He challenges and excites an audience." - Yvonne Shafer, author of "Performing O'Neill."


Product Details
ISBN: 9780615974736
ISBN-10: 0615974732
Publisher: Theatre Metropole Books
Publication Date: September 26th, 2014
Pages: 134
Language: English