august, 2022

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25aug7:30 pmOrpheusPDXThe Fall of the House of UsherLive or Recorded:Live Event

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Event Details

When a man visits his ill childhood friend Roderick Usher after many years apart, he is shaken to his core by the foreboding atmosphere and sense of evil that pervades the household and its inhabitants. His attempts to understand and address the literal and figurative “illness” that permeates Usher’s house fail at every turn, and he is unable to deter Usher, his sister Madeline, and the house itself from their swift descent into the abyss. The hauntingly beautiful and strange music of Philip Glass perfectly captures every nuance and inner nerve of this of powerful story by Edgar Allan Poe.

August 25 – 28, 2022
85 minutes with no intermission. Performed at Lincoln Hall.
Mature subject matter.

Roderick Usher: Steven Brennfleck
William: Timothy McDevitt
Madeline Usher: Holly Flack
Servant: Gregory Brumfield
Physician: Scot Crandal

Conductor: Michelle Rofrano
Director: Kevin Newbury
Set Design: Daniel Meeker
Costume Design: Alison Heryer
Lighting Design: Connie Yun
Video Design: Greg Emetaz

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm PST

Location

Lincoln Recital Hall

1620 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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