Dracula

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Opened Nov 12, 2010
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Dracula, directed by Jordan Hue, has a dynamic interpretation on the age-old tale. Set exclusively in Dr. Seward's Asylum, Dracula will reveal that "We are all God's madmen." "That theatre crowd" is at it again! Steven Dietz's adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula, carries with it all the famed suspense and horror, without all the camp we relate with contemporary productions. As homage to Stoker, Dietz establishes the theatricality of the man and his world through a prologue delivered by one of literatures' most beguiling characters. Despite the highly stylized nature of the piece, Dietz' maintains the old world ambiance of Stoker's tale through his use of imagery and effects. While maintaining the original story, Dietz re-imagines the sequence of events in such a way as allows his audience to experience this aged story in a new way. Although other adaptations lean more toward British manner and dialect, this adaptation, seems more apt for American audiences. The Dracula legend has become a prominent staple in world superstition that the vampire element has evolved away from the campfire and is sweeping more modern mediums such as film and television. Dietz's Dracula captures the roots of the legend, leaving you with a fear and excitement lost in most modernized vampires myths. Steven Dietz's Dracula demonstrates how "a fear - once rooted in your mind - is yours forever." Written by Lynde Rosario.

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