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An Edgar Allan Poe Living History Event

Friday, September 15

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$40 – $45

The Hermitage
4580 Rachel's Lane
Nashville, TN 37076



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Join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for an evening of macabre and mystery with one of the Jacksonian Era’s premiere writers: Edgar Allan Poe! Sit in the rustic Cabin-by-the-Spring for this living history event featuring actor Charles Wissinger, as he regales the audience with both humorous and terrifying dramatics. This is a must-see performance you will not want to miss!

Charles Wissinger is pleased to be a guest at The Hermitage for POEtry: An Edgar Allan Poe living history event. Charles has appeared on HBO, PBS, American Hero’s Channel, History Channel, National Geographic, the big screen, films in museums and multiple local theaters. He still works with the Historic St. John’s Church Foundation re-enacting Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” speech and doing first-person presentations as Francis Scott Key, Marquis De Lafayette, Edgar Allan Poe among others. On the main stage, his favorite roles include J. Pierpont Finch (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), Frank Butler (Annie Get Your Gun), Bob Wallace (White Christmas) and The Old Man (A Christmas Story: The Musical).

The event begins promptly at 7 p.m., with doors opening 30 minutes prior. Tickets are $40 for Hermitage members and $45 non-members.

A portion of all sales will support the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s mission to preserve the home place of Andrew Jackson, create learning opportunities and inspire informed citizenship.