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Sanford Museum to present 'Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe'

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Duffy Hudson will be performing as Edgar Allen Poe at the Sanford Museum on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. Photo contributed.
Sanford Museum Association will present Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe rises from the scene of his mysterious death and continues as he pieces together the events of his life.

Using a combination of biographical information and the dramatic interpretation of Poe's literature -- "Annabel Lee," "The Raven," and "The Tell Tale Heart," Hudson provides a unique, in-depth theatrical experience of the life and works of one of America's best know and enigmatic personalities.

Duffy Hudson is an actor, director, writer, teacher and filmmaker. He attended the Circle in the Square Theater School on Broadway and spent over 14 years on the New York Stage. He has studied with such great Directors as Michael Kahn, Nikos Psacharopoulos, Nikita Makhalkov, Larry Moss and Sandra Seacat.

He has performed on Broadway in 'The Misanthrope' and off- Broadway in dozens of productions, including 'Riddley Walker,' 'Nana,' 'Twelfth Night,' 'Winters Tale,' 'Macbeth' and 'A Report To The Academy,' at the famed Actors Studio.

Duffy has also directed over 300 theatrical pieces, including workshop productions with Brooke Sheilds, 'The Three Sisters' with Jessica Lange, Don Johnson and Tatum O'Neal, and 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf' with Marlo Thomas.

He has also authored several scripts, including his much-applauded stage adaptation of 'Frankenstein, The Elevator Man and Tattered Angel,' a feature film with Lynda Carter. He is also the author of his two one-man shows. In 'The Shadow of the Raven,' (the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe) and 'The Relativity of Albert Einstein,' (The life and work of Albert Einstein), as well as the children's book, 'The Boy Who Came From Heaven.'

Duffy has co-founded several theatre companies - most notably, I Comici Confidenti, a troupe of the Commedia Dell' Arte in New York City.

Throughout his career, Duffy has been active as a teacher on the professional as well as the collegiate level, combining his many experiences and talents.

Currently he is co-owner of Cincinnatus Motion Pictures, a film company that, to date, has produced commercials, industrial long forms and its first feature film, 'Tattered Angel.'

For more information call 225-3922 or email sanfordmuseum@iowatelecom.net.

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