John de Lancie takes on Edgar Allen Poe’s immortal classic, “The Raven“.
“The Raven” is a narrative poem by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in January 1845, that is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere.
The narration tells of a talking raven’s mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man’s slow descent into madness. The lover is lamenting the loss of his love, Lenore. Sitting on a bust of Pallas, the raven seems to further instigate his distress with its constant repetition of the word “Nevermore”.
Watch the superb performance of de Lancie in the video below, but preferably don’t do it before going to sleep…