Preston Lane’s original stage adaptation of Bram Stoker’s supernatural thriller, Dracula, Opens at Triad Stage Oct. 20-Nov. 10
(Greensboro, NC) – Triad Stage steps into a dangerous, hypnotic and Gothic reimagining of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. In this production of Dracula, the cast of six actors will play a multitude of roles. Also unique to this story, is Lane’s use of two Draculas—a younger Dracula we encounter in London and an older version of Dracula in his Transylvanian element.
This stage adaptation will be produced at Triad Stage
Oct. 20 through Nov. 10. Opening night is Fri., Oct. 25.
Dracula has taken on millions of forms, from cartoon to gore. It has been assigned to a multitude of genres including horror fiction, fantasy and even…vampire literature.
The story of Dracula continues to spawn book, television, graphic novel and film franchises including Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire Slayer, Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight trifecta, as well as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Blade, Becoming Human, The Originals, and The Vampire Diaries.
Bram Stoker’s story about a bloodsucking monster, has more than lived an infamous and retold existence.
ABOUT THE PRODUCTION
The creative team includes: director Eleanor Holdridge, scenic designer John Coyne, costume designer Hunter Kaczorowski, lighting designer Andrew Griffin, projections designer Nick Hussong and sound designer Patrick Calhoun. The sound supervisor is Will Barney, dialect coach is Emily Rieder, stage manager Jeff Meyers, and assistant stage managers are Kathryn Whilden, Ellen McCauley and Gitana Havner.
The cast features many new faces to the Triad Stage lights: Curt James (War Horse, Orange is the New Black), Brian Mullins – (Candida (UNCG); All My Sons), Dathan B. Williams – (The Prince of Egypt, SHOW BOAT), Maggie Thompson – (Hamlet, Twelfth Night), Michael Newman – (Shakespeare in Love, All My Sons) and Sarah Bock – (Annie, A Snow White Christmas).
All Photos by VanderVeen Photographers.
TOP PHOTO – Left to Right: Dathan B. Williams and Maggie Thompson