Media Release

 

Thursday, September 11, 2008
For Immediate Release
Communications

Contact: Diana Paul
Telephone: 229-6501

 

Joshua Kane To Perform Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘Tales of Terror’
Skilled Actor Will Bring Classic Stories To Life

 

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.

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