The Midnight Reading: “Bluebeard"

Aug 02, 2017, 12:00 PM

Give ear to Charles Perrault’s original fairy tale of the infamous serial killer. Included is an even more chilling account of the historical figure upon whom this frightening character was based. 

The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of dark literature.

Hosted by Ali Silva   "Bluebeard" by Charles Perrault — read and performed by Mary Murphy

"The Hero Who Died a Fiend" by Bernhardt J. Hurwood — read and performed by James Rieser 

Created and produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery Productions.

Directed by Holly Payne-Strange

Written by Silbin Sandovar

Theme music by Martina DaSilva

Audio engineered by Bill & Delaney Hafener

Recorded at The Silo Studio in Shirley, NY

Additional music: “Cello Suite no. 5 in C minor” by J.S. Bach, performed by Colin Carr 

“Amphion Anglicus" by John Blow, performed by Arnold Den Teuling

“Oboe Concerto in A minor” by Johann Friedrich Bach, performed by Michel Rondeau 

“Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 ‘Hearts Wounds’” by Edward Grieg, performed by Papalin

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