"Just reading Poe (builds that eerie feel)," says Gary Mazzu. "It can still affect me every time I read it ... It's hard to read 'Annabel Lee' without choking you up."
"People should attend because theyâ€™ll find it enjoyable and thought-provoking," Gary Mazzu says. "And because itâ€™s an example of work from an author who is one of the best classic authors in the history of the United States." Actress Lauren Wood haunts in the background.
Lauren Wood will perform selected Poe readings at this year's performance.
Last year's room themed after Poe's "Hop-Frog"
Last year's room themed after Poe's "Mask of the Red Death"