Presented by Write Out Loud in Partnership withFriends of Villa Montezuma

                                  Poe & Company
               One Night Only - Seating is limited to 40 per performance
                 An evening with Mr. Poe and Literature of the Macabre
                     Villa Montezuma Museum in Sherman Heights
                            Saturday, October 28th 
                                 6pm 7:30pm 9pm

San Diego:

WRITE OUT LOUD, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for audiences of all ages, announces “Poe and Company, an evening with Mr. Poe and literature of the macabre at the Villa Montezuma Museum in Sherman Heights. This historic Queen Anne Victorian was named “The Palace of the Arts,” by Jessie Shepard, the musician, spiritualist and author who designed it in 1887. Celebrate the strange, the inexplicable, the other-worldly with the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. “Poe & Company” is a one night only Story Concert, Saturday, October 28th with three showings at 6pm, 7:30pm and 9pm. Seating is limited to 40 per performance.

Patrons can reserve tickets at or by calling 619-297-8953

Write Out Loud Artistic Director, Veronica Murphy shared “In lieu of Poefest, which will return in all its glory in 2024 – we are happy to announce an evening of Poe & Company hosted by the incredible Travis Rhett Wilson. For this season of ghostliness we are once again partnering with the Friends of Villa Montezuma to bring a ghostly literary experience to this beautiful historic Victorian home. The mansion’s beautiful music room serves as a backdrop for these fantastic stories by Poe, Lovecraft, Saki and more!”

Location: The Villa Montezuma Museum is located at 1925 K St., San Diego 92102. The Villa Montezuma is an historic building with no elevator.

Performers include: Travis Rhett Wilson, Paul Maley, Veronica Murphy and Will Harris

Write Out Loud serves over 30,000 people annually with their core programs: In addition to Poe and Company, Write Out Loud presents a six show season of Story Concerts; TwainFest – an annual free family celebration of 19th Century Literature; StoryBox Theatre (Kamishibai) for elementary students; Poetry Out Loud for high school students; Ripples From Walden Pond – a one-man play about Henry David Thoreau; Stories for Seniors; Read Imagine Create for teens’ and Let Your Voice Be Heard – a youth poetry writing initiative.

Susan Clausen



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