The Dark Chronicles of the Golden Raven Society – Horror Play Scripts


Chronicles is a collection of horror play scripts based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe. These works include “Ligiea'” “Morella,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.”


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Chronicles is a collection of one act plays – horror play scripts based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe. These works include “Ligiea'” “Morella,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Each is told through the eyes of a member of the Golden Raven Society. The Golden Raven Society is an organization established for persons with a fascination for the occult and the
supernatural to come together and share in their passions on the subject . We are told, by the Baroness Ritzner Von Jung, Grand
Master of the society, that it was Poe himself who created the
Golden Raven Society.

Performance Accolades:
“Chronicles” was performed by The Endless Mountains Theatre Company (EMTC) in October 2012 and it also won two awards given out by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Theatre Alliance (NEPTA) at their Annual NEPTA Awards Banquet held every spring. The first award was for best original play and the second for best child actress under 12.

Performance History:
Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School, Florida, USA – 2016
Limelight Theatrics, Trim Co Meath, Republic of Ireland – 2017
Theatre Bacchus, Ontario, Canada – 2020

Chronicles is the second of the Tales of Dark Imagination plays, the first being Tales of Dark Imagination: Lost Souls.

Read more about playwright David Schmidt.
Read David Schmidt’s Film Noir drama, Parlor City Noir.

Author: David Schmidt

Genre: Ghost, horror play scripts

Type: Three act plays

Cast: Cast of nine to thirteen actors. 8F parts and 5M parts. One older child part needed.

Ages of the Actors: Cast One girl round twelve years old, rest adult actors

Suitable for: PG 10 – scary

Length: The play is a three act play comprised of three one act plays. In total the three plays run between 75 and 90 minutes.

Set: Sets can be simple to elabourate. A bedroom, and a church can be represented by simple props or furnishings.

Level of Difficulty: 6/10 – easy memorable lines and an intriguing story line.

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Copyright © October 2015 David Schmidt and Off The Wall Play Publishers

Like this play? Other thrilling and chilling plays for your senses to enjoy:
Carmilla – classic tale of vampires retold
The promise – drama thriller script
Victims of the forest – medieval scary plays

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