The city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs presents Joshua Kane, a dramatic recital of Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Terror at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, at the Historic Fifth Street School Auditorium located at 401 South Fourth Street in downtown Las Vegas. The performance will include Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, Cask of Amontillado, Hop-Frog, Masque of the Red Death, Annabel Lee, Shadow – A Parable and Et Alia. For more information and tickets call 229-4614 or visit http://www.artslasvegas.org/ . General admission is $10.00, students and youth pay $5.
A classically trained actor, Kane has studied with such theatrical luminaries as Stella Adler, Bobby Lewis, Marcel Marceau and Patsy Rodenburg. His versatility as a character actor has led to a wide range of theatre credits, including the Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, John Dickinson in 1776, Nat in I’m Not Rappaport, and Friar Francis in Much Ado About Nothing. A member of Actors Equity Association, Kane has played limited runs at off-Broadway’s historic Lambs Theatre and Neighborhood Playhouse. Since 1991 Kane has run his own theatrical production company.
An international touring artist, Kane original works include Gothic at Midnight, his award-winning tribute to the Masters of the Macabre; Borders of the Mind, an evening of psychic phenomena; his one-man adaptation of The Time Machine, H. G. Wells’ immortal classic; A Force of Nature: Or How I survived My Jewish American Family for the 92nd Street Y’s Oral Tradition Series; and Shakespeare’s Murderers, Madmen & Kings.