Elegant and vicious, DRACULA will stalk the Courthouse Center for the Arts in a contemporary stage production adapted by Geoffery Hitch and directed by Executive and Artistic Director, Richard Ericson. Performances begin Thurs., Oct. 10 and spurt towards a week of special Halloween shows. Closely based on the original novel by Bram Stoker, this DRACULA is not for the faint of heart; and those afraid of the dark must have faith that it's darkest before the light. Voluntarily rated M for mature audiences. Held in conjunction with the Haunted Courthouse, a special Halloween event. The Courthouse will be transformed into Dracula's Castle and legendary Rhode Island vampire Mercy Brown is the host.