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"What was it - I paused to think - what was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of the House of Usher?" The Ushers are an ancient and noble line, known for a number of things; repeated deeds of charity, a passionate devotion to the intricacies of musical science and a collection of many works of exalted art. What is not generally known is that they are plagued by an ancient family evil, a curse. This curse is causing Roderick Usher to be ill, sensitive to light and sound and unable to step outside the doors of his house. He calls upon his old childhood friend for help. When the friend arrives he finds himself becoming more and more involved and falling deeper and deeper into the dark tangled web that is The House of Usher. Secrets surface, friendships are tested and a dark secret threatens to bring the House of Usher crashing down.

Based on Edgar Allan Poe's gothic masterpiece The Fall of The House of Usher with a brand new score and a small cast of exceptional actor-musicians this gothic musical thriller promises to be the Halloween show not to miss.

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