2013 HALF SEASON
Blackout Theatre's remount of their first ensemble created play, The Poe Project: Merely This and Nothing More. The play is inspired by the poems, tales and essays of Edgar Allen Poe. Blackout's tale follows Dr. Valdemar Usher, a prolific scientist, lost in his dark experimentations. Dr.
Usher is paid visit by a old friend, August Dupine, who brings along a new assistant, Rowena. Dupine hopes that the beautiful Rowena will help guide Usher back to sanity. Can love drag Dr. Usher out of his madness? Or will his scientific passion engulf all who surround him?