“Invisible things are the only realities.” — Edgar Allan Poe

RED MASQUE MOVIE NIGHT & Poe House 75th Anniversary Reception

This event takes place at a location away from Poe House. The M&T Bank Exchange Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore MD.
RED MASQUE MOVIE NIGHT & Poe House 75th Anniversary Reception

Poe Fest International’s Red Masque MOVIE NIGHT tribute to Vincent Price and Roger Corman & The Edgar Allan Poe House 75th Anniversary Reception to kick off festival weekend is sponsored by Wells Fargo and The Hippodrome Foundation. Proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum in Baltimore. 

This year we commemorate two very special anniversaries: the 175th Anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s Death in Baltimore in 1849 and the 75th Anniversary of The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum established in 1949. Join us festival eve at a special kick-off reception and MOVIE NITE in the glorious and newly-opened M&T Bank Exchange Theatre at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center.

This extraordinary evening includes two panel discussions with special guests Victoria Price, author and daughter of Vincent Price, and Michael Connelly, bestselling author of The Lincoln Lawyer and the Hieronymus Bosch detective series. Q&A followed by a special tribute recognizing the life and career of Vincent Price, and of the passing of the extraordinary film director, Roger Corman, followed by 60th Anniversary screening of their 1964 horror classic, “Edgar Allan Poe’s Masque of the Red Death” starring Vincent Price.

General Admission includes panels, tribute, and film screening, plus an exclusive first look at a new documentary exploring the enduring mystery of Edgar Allan Poe’s death in Baltimore, directed by Michael Connelly and based on the Poe biography by Saturday ‘Visiter’ Awards guest-of-honor, Mark Dawidziak. VIP ticket includes bar reception, preferred seating, and Limited Edition souvenir anniversary poster to commemorate an unforgettable night.

Venue

The M&T Bank Exchange Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center 401 W. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21201