Unmasking Edgar Allen Poe Halloween Special (Virtual Show – Online Zoom)

Event details

  • October 27, 2020
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Zoom - see link below
  • (864) 244-1499

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Unmasking Edgar Allan Poe – the true tales of horror that shaped an American author.

Larry Bounds, Greenville Chautauqua’s Artistic Advisor channels the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe in this exploration of Poe’s melancholy works and life as the Dark Romantic form of writing that Poe embraced. You’ve seen Larry in many creative forms Andrew Jackson, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney and Walter Cronkite to name a few. Now hear him in a reading of “The Raven” and more . . . This event is an illustrated Talk on Zoom.


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The event will feature audience Q/A. Everyone who has registered for the event will receive an email with a link to the presentation that will be available for one week.


Larry Bounds has performed on the Chautauqua stage since 2002. Over the years he has portrayed Einstein, Churchill, Disney, Houdini, Crockett, Von Braun, Cronkite, and last year Andrew Jackson to numerous Chautauqua audiences nationwide.

Larry holds a bachelors degree in theatre and a masters in education from The University of Tennessee, and he is a National Board Certified educator. For 35 years he taught public high school. He was awarded his school’s Teacher of the Year in 2003 and was recognized as one of the Upstate’s Most Influential Educators by Parent Magazine in 2018.

He has performed as a professional magician since 1973, including 8 years entertaining with Ripley’s Believe It or Not! The International Brotherhood of Magicians admitted him to the Order of Merlin in 2009. Larry is also an active member of Mensa, the International Churchill Society, and the South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association.