Limited Edition Artwork Unveiled for Somerville Theater’s NEVERMORE Performance This Halloween

As part of a gala celebration for the master of the macabre Edgar Allen Poe, fans  (OK, paying customers) will be treated to a special, one time presentation of Stuart Gordon’s  award winning stage play NEVERMORE. The play stars genre icon Jeffrey Combs stepping into the role of Poe. Combs is best know for his role as Dr. Herbert West in Gordon’s The Re-Animator but also has years of stage experience. 

As you can see from the attached photo, the show’s producer Izzy Lee and Nihl Noctem Productions have commissioned award winning art studio Phantom City Creative to render Combs likeness as Poe. These 18″ x 24″ prints are now available for pre-order ($50 for pickup or $65 shipped). These prints are limited to 100 and will be personally signed by Combs. 

Boston area fans have the additional option of getting their prints signed by the creative team at one of two special locations:

  • Comicazi, at 407 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA on October 30, 2014, from 12-1pm. Legendary artist Graham Humphreys will be signing posters from 12-2pm.
  • Scarlet Letter Press and Gallery, at 102 Wharf St., Salem MA, on the evening of October 29, 2014, from 6-8pm . Graham Humphreys will be also signing posters 


About “Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe”
Written by Denis Paoli, known as author of the Re-Animator screenplay and the Masters of Horror episode The Black Cat, also starring Combs as Poe, the special Halloween night rendition of “Nevermore” will be its first and only New England performance. Previously directed by Stuart Gordon (Re-AnimatorFrom BeyondDagon, Stuck) in cities including Los Angeles, Montreal, Austin, and New York, Boston’s performance is being produced by Lee for the historic Somerville Theater in Davis Square on October 31 at 8:00 pm. The play is set in 1848—one year after the death of Poe’s wife and muse Virginia, and two years before his own death—and features Combs personifying him with 90 riveting minutes ranging from comedy to horror and tragedy. 
Tickets are $35 general admission and available at http://www.somervilletheatreonline.com.

Mike Snoonian

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since 2009 Mike has written about independent horror, science fiction, cult and thrillers through his own blog All Things Horror along with various other spots on the web. Film Thrills marks his attempt to take things up a notch, expand his viewing and writing horizons and to entertain and engage his audience while doing so.

When Mike’s not writing or watching movies, you can find him reading to his little girl, or doing science experiments with her, or trying to convince her that the term “chicken butt” comes from people putting chicken nuggets down their underwear. at age five, she’s too smart to believe most of what he says.

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