Penelope Diaz & Selwin Hulme-Teague Present: THE BLACK CAT by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe’s famous horror story is brought to life in a thrilling, physical staging accompanied by live music.

Produced by Penelope Diaz Directed by Selwin Hulme-Teague Composed by Catherine Warnock Performed by Keaton Guimarães-Tolley and Catherine Warnock Technical Management by Lewis Mote

The King’s Head Theatre
Press night: Tuesday 21st March 2023 @ 9pm (21:00) 21st – 24th March 2023 @ 9pm (21:00)
25th March 2023 @ 8pm (20:00)
45 Min Run Time

After a sold out, acclaimed work-in-progress performance at the Omnibus Theatre, as part of the StoneCrabs Directors In Practice Showcase, The Black Cat transfers to The Kings Head Theatre for a 5 night run.

A man’s relationship with his cat takes a horrific turn, leading to unexplainable supernatural events that rob him of everything he has. Edgar Allan Poe’s world of horror, expressive words and morbid imagery come to life like you’ve never seen before. Allow the narrator, played by Keaton Guimarães-Tolley and a mysterious woman, played by Catherine Warnock, to take you on a spine chilling journey of loss, addiction and questionable sanity.

Content warning – contains references to murder, animal cruelty, alcoholism, self destruction and mental health.

Audience praise for The Black Cat:

“What fabulous direction, so slick and the physicality… wow!”

“So good, so professional, and just stood out as an amazing piece of outstanding work.” “Truly a wonderful piece of theatre.”

Praise for previous work:

★★★★★ “Hulme-Teague […] handles a difficult and often ambiguous narrative skilfully, balancing intrigue and clarity with great success.” | The Boar

★★★★ “A unique piece of writing, superbly acted, funny and thought provoking.” | North West End“[T]he production is conceptually very engaging and extremely funny […] a very entertaining, thoughtful, and surprisingly cerebral production” | Everything Theatre

Tickets on sale and available to book here:

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The Black Cat
Kings Head Theatre, 115 Upper St, London N1 1QN
21 – 24 March 2023, 9pm (21:00) | 25th March 2023, 8pm (20:00) 45 min run time | Suitable for ages 14+

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