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[The Homo Poe Show]...innovative artistry and visual uniqueness."

"[THE HOMO POE SHOW]...INNOVATIVE ARTISTRY AND VISUAL UNIQUENESS."

The directors [of the Homo Poe Show] are to be commended for their innovative artistry and visual uniqueness of having performers “off the ground” in several pieces to create a different dimension for viewing.  And for the most part, the actors turned in very good performances portraying a number of absorbing characters.

-Steve Charing for MD Theatre Guide

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"...daring and ever so cheeky...four new plays and choreography. If you haven't caught it yet, give it a try."

"THERE IS ONE MORE WEEK LEFT OF 'THE HOMO POE SHOW', IRON CROW THEATRE'S DARING AND EVER SO CHEEKY PRODUCTION OF FOUR NEW PLAYS AND CHOREOGRAPHY INSPIRED BY EDGAR ALLAN POE. IF YOU HAVEN'T CAUGHT IT YET, GIVE IT A TRY." 

The production, the company's first commissioning project, attempts to reinterpret Poe from a gay perspective....Naturally, this being Poe-based, themes of romantic and erotic obsession prevail. Daniel Talbott's "Thomas" is especially effective at conjuring up this aspect of Poe's spirit.

-Tim Smith for The Baltimore Sun

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"It’s Poe’s sensibility, not his sexual orientation, that informs the current show."

"IT'S POE'S SENSIBILITY, NOT HIS SEXUAL ORIENTATION, THAT INFORMS THE CURRENT SHOW AT THEATRE PROJECT. IN PARTICULAR, POE'S OUTSIDER PERSPECTIVE ON LOST LOVE BECOMES A RECURRING THEME."

Okay, let’s get this out of the way. I’ve never come across anything suggesting that Edgar Allan Poe was gay. And, that’s not what “The Homo Poe Show” is about.

It’s Poe’s sensibility, not his sexual orientation, that informs the current show at the Theatre Project. In particular, Poe’s outsider perspective on lost love becomes a recurring theme in this production created by Baltimore’s LGBT company, Iron Crow Theatre. As artistic director Steven J. Satta explains in a program note – quote -- “Poe’s radical vision and unique perspective make him queer already.”

- J. Wynn Rousuck for WYPR Radio

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"The piece is intriguing...worth investigating before its brief run concludes."

"THE PIECE IS INTRIGUING...WORTH INVESTIGATING BEFORE ITS BRIEF RUN CONCLUDES."

Conceived as a new work by Artistic Director Steven J. Satta, where each of the seven installments has an individual director, Iron Crow Theatre Company’s The Homo Poe Show – a reinvention of Edgar Allen Poe’s dark and twisted works – is a conceptual stretch of the -To quote the raven, “Never before…” Well not exactly, but it can be said that never before have the likes of imagination, inviting the audience into the skewed perceptions and reinvented notions of the company’s core mission.

-Amanda Gunther for DC Metro Theatre Arts

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