Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Spoken Word (horror, solo show)

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Description

Isabel Schmier explores our fascination with the dark and macabre in this literary performance. Dive into the sinister worlds of Gothic literature and dark poetry where writers like Baudelaire, Lovecraft and Poe are brought back to life. 'Intriguing and captivating' **** (EdFringeReview.com). 'Beautifully performed' **** (BunburyMagazine.com).

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Dan 35 days ago

Fascinating dark tales and poetry such as the Raven and excerpts from Dracula read in a suitably dark and spooky vault. Best enjoyed by leaning back and closing eyes and letting the mind build the picture. No gimmicks - just an excellent story-teller and excellent stories combining to produce an enthralling show.

Andrew Macdonald 42 days ago

Outstanding. Near perfect delivery and a great selection that highlights the reactionary nature of Gothic horror.


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The List (3/5 stars) 30 days ago

Some scary, literary stories are told in the dark...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 33 days ago

It’s 1816, and Mary Shelley is about to recite the words that would be Frankenstein. She is in Lord Byron’s Geneva residence, where riotous, hedonistic parties are held every night, and the summer proved wet and uncomfortable. Now, it’s 2019, and Isabel Schmier stands before an audience in a dark...

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