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Commander and Chief

When George Washington was sworn in as the first President of the United States in 1789, he initially used the name, "His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties." Critics charged that it smacked of monarchy and Washington consented that the title be altered to "Mr. President."

An Evening with Poe

Date: November, 2nd 2012 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

October 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31; November 1 & 2

Doors open at 6:30, performances begin at 7:30 on October 25, 26, 27, 30, November 1 and 2.

October 24 and 31 performances will begin at 8:15 p.m.
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Enjoy An Even Edgier Edgar

For more than a century, readers have been terrified, surprised, and delighted by one of America’s greatest storytellers, Edgar Allan Poe. Whether about grisly murder or ethereal and untouchable love, Poe delivers a new thrill to his audience with each tale. Read more here.

Through the Frazier Museum’s Historic Interpretations Department, we bring some of Poe’s best known works to the stage for a live show like you’ve never seen before. This year, eight Poe tales will be presented, including six poems and two short stories:

  • The Raven
  • The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Spirits of the Dead
  • Alone
  • The City in the Sea
  • The Bells
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • Dream Within a Dream

Tickets are just $15 and include admission to the museum’s galleries*. Cash bar. To purchase tickets now, click here or call (502) 753-5663.  Advance purchase is recommended! Frazier Museum members will receive priority seating.

*Restrictions apply. Tickets do not include access to special exhibitions, such as “Diana: A Celebration.”