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"The Red Death had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood was its Avatar and its seal—the redness and the horror of blood... But Prince Prospero was happy and while the pestilence raged most furiously abroad, he entertained his thousand friends at a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence...

In 1842 Edgar Allan Poe wrote about a 19th Century Super-Spreader Event, a masked ball in a secluded castle where the Prince thought he could keep Death at bay. But could he? Join us for 20 minutes of Halloween Fun and, if you like, donate to help us bring Live Theater!