Edgar Allan Poe Speaks!
April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a visit with Edgar Allan Poe, in honor of POE-try month! This is a one hour program with dramatic performances of The Tell-Tale Heart and The Raven. Campbell Harmon speaks in-character as Poe with the audience about the author’s life, his death, and his profound influence on American literature; dispelling the myths that have surrounded his legacy to show how his works continue to affect us today. The program is suitable for all ages.
Campbell Harmon has performed as Edgar Allan Poe since 2009. He has brought the Master of the Macabre to life for audiences across America. Harmon has worked with libraries, schools, and the National Endowment for the Arts to further historical education and spark a love of reading in young and old alike. In his diminishing spare time he volunteers as a performer at the Wallingford Trail of Terror, a non-profit haunted attraction benefiting local charities for 17 years. Harmon is a displaced Kentuckian and graduate of Yale Divinity School. He lives in Wallingford, Connecticut in a 105 year-old house with a 140lb dog.