Thursday, August 07, 2014

'The Fall of the House of Usher' now playing @ Anacostia Arts Center

The Fall of the House of Usher
NOW through August 24
by Molly Fox & Sarah Hirsch, Directed by Tracey Elaine Chessum.

Just how far would you go to keep those you love from leaving? The Fall of the House of USHER is a haunting NEW musical adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story. Struggling painter James Cleary is summoned to the Usher mansion to paint a portrait of his childhood friend, Roderick, before he succumbs to the inherited illness that overtakes each member of the Usher line. Amidst the decay of the house, James is haunted by the songs of Roderick’s twin sister, who is also falling victim to the mysterious Usher illness. James is determined to rescue Madeline and rekindle their childhood romance.

Tickets $15-20. Visit

Anacostia Arts Center
1231 Good Hope Rd SE

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