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Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe

Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston MA

Dec 17 - 18 2021
Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe stands alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself — and us — that he’s not mad.

Join Wheelock Family Theatre's Teen Ensemble for their first performance back in the theater since 2019!

Edgar Allan Poe stands alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself — and us — that he’s not mad. The spell he weaves brings us a highly theatrical adaptation of four tales Poe himself considered his best: “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Enter the world of Poe

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Pay-what-you-can tickets available now at:

General Admission

Contact: 617-353-3001


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Wheelock Family Theatre

180 The Riverway, Boston, MA 02215


Wheelock Family Theatre patrons can find parking at the MASCO garage at 375 Longwood Avenue, between Brookline Avenue (Longwood Medical Area) and The Riverway. The garage is located behind Temple Israel and is only a short walk to the front doors of Wheelock Family Theatre.


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Open captioning available at every Wheelock Family Theatre performance. For more information or questions surrounding Accessibility, please contact Jamie Aznive at

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Wheelock Family Theatre is required to follow all Boston University Covid-19 protocols. Boston University is committed to promoting a safe campus environment and has enacted a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all members of the University who are on campus. Visitors to campus, including those attending an event, will be required to follow Boston University safety protocols as well as municipal, state, and federal regulations. In accordance with current University safety protocol, cloth face coverings or disposable masks must be worn indoors at all times when not eating or drinking. Performers will be un-masked and abide by both BU and Actor’s Equity regulations. We also strongly encourage all visitors to campus to be vaccinated. Any participant with symptoms that could be related to COVID-19 should not engage in group activities and should seek medical advice. By purchasing a ticket to a WFT@BU production, I acknowledge I will abide by WFT@BU Covid-19 protocols.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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