Stories on Stage: The Tell-Tale Heart
“The Tell-Tale Heart” is the classic gothic horror tale by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is a recognized master and innovator of the short story as well as the author of poems, plays, novels, essays and newspaper columns. “The Tell-Tale Heart,” originally published in 1843 in the literary journal, The Pioneer, features a narrator whose singular obsession comes to haunt him. The story was directed by Michael E. Myers for a program entitled “Temporary Insanity.”
The story is ready by Actor Craig Spidle. It was recorded at the Museum of Contemporary Art.