In his youth during the 1960’s George Bartley, a big fan of musicals, got to see Bette Midler in a broadway musical. Years later he got a chance to meet her and experience her good sense of humor.
Take the classic literature of Edgar Allen Poe and turn it into successful modern musical theatre. Absurd? That is exactly what actor/musician/playwright Ben Asaykwee did. Ben tells the story of why he created Cabaret Poe in Chicago and brought it to Indianapolis where it continues to make a difference in peoples’ lives.