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Dracula, The Vampire Play
7 Dec, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Show: Dracula, The Vampire Play
Author: Adapted by Tim Kelly, from the novel by Bram Stoker
Venue: Little Theatre, 33 Pratt Road, Eaton
Theatre Company: Bunbury Repertory Club
Show Dates: Dec, 6, 7, 13 & 14 at 8pm Dec 8 at 2pm
Director: Shelley Stubbs
When Dr. Van Helsing, a specialist in obscure maladies, discovers that beautiful Lucy Westenra is the victim of a vampire at Dr Quincy’s Sanatorium, suspicion falls on a mysterious neighbor, Count Dracula, and his frighteningly beautiful wives, who receive special emphasis. The large cast contains many fine acting parts, from the haunting vampire wives to the ever-popular Renfield, who fancies a diet of flies and spiders. There are young lovers, comic staff members, sanatorium guests and Jonathan Harker, first to fall victim to the vampire’s thirst. The story of his journey to Dracula’s fortress will have your audiences on the edge of their seats. Intermingled with the drama is a fine thread of comedy that helps relieve mounting tension and chills. Tim Kelly has developed a classic masterwork that always terrifies—and delights—cast and audience.
Directed by Shelley Stubbs, the play is full of talented local actors and promises to be an enjoyable, if a little blood thirsty, evening out.