Bram Stoker News

Date of Birth: November 08, 1847
Date of Death: April 20, 1912 (64)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORRORPhoto Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

For the fourth show in their 44th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the Central New York premiere of the new mystery/comedy 'Sherlock Holmes & the West End Horror' by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Anthony Dodge, adapted from the novel by Nicholas Meyer. Performances will run from July 29th - August 8th with evening performances at 7:30 PM. Matinees are available on July 31st, 4th, and 5th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

The Alden in McLean Sets 2015-16 Season of Comedy, Dance, Theatre, Magic and MoreThe Alden in McLean Sets 2015-16 Season of Comedy, Dance, Theatre, Magic and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Alden in McLean announces its upcoming season of national and international touring artists. Professional artists from the worlds of comedy, dance, theatre, music, jugging, children's theatre and more will visit the 383-seat performing arts venue located inside the Beltway and minutes from downtown DC. (more...)

CRT to Stage Regional Premiere of SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORRORCRT to Stage Regional Premiere of SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

For the fourth show in their 44th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the Central New York premiere of the new mystery/comedy "Sherlock Holmes & the West End Horror" by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Anthony Dodge, adapted from the novel by Nicholas Meyer. Performances will run from July 29th - August 8th with evening performances at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on July 31st, 4th, and 5th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

DRACULA Extends at QPACDRACULA Extends at QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Due to popular demand the multi-award winning team at shake & stir theatre co are coffin' up an extra performances and extending their season of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece Dracula. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival's Late Night Festival Offerings SetUtah Shakespeare Festival's Late Night Festival Offerings Set
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Actors of the Utah Shakespeare Festival come together once again to put on weekly Cabarets as part of REACH (Really Eager Actors Crying Hire) fundraising efforts. These company members sing, dance and perform to raise money to bring artistic directors and casting agents from across the country to Cedar City to audition Festival actors for upcoming jobs. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival's Adams Shakespearean Theatre to CloseUtah Shakespeare Festival's Adams Shakespearean Theatre to Close
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The Utah Shakespeare Festival says a fond farewell to the historic Adams Shakespearean Theatre at the end of this summer. Next season, 2016, will usher in a whole new audience experience at the Festival with the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center of the Arts and the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre. However, before the lights dim forever in the Adams Theatre, the Festival has planned celebrative activities throughout the season. Patrons can come and experience all the magic the Adams has to offer as well as say goodbye. (more...)

Dark & Stormy Productions to Launch 2015 Season With EXTREMITIES, 8/27-9/19Dark & Stormy Productions to Launch 2015 Season With EXTREMITIES, 8/27-9/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Dark & Stormy Productions today announces the producers, venue, and partners for its upcoming production of Extremities by William Mastrosimone. Previously, Dark & Stormy has presented Outside Providence by Edward Allan Baker, Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, The Receptionist by Adam Bock, The Drunken City by Adam Bock, and The Hothouse by Harold Pinter. Extremities will be the first production of Dark & Stormy's 2015 season. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Glen Campbell's extraordinary life and musical legacy are explored in a critically-acclaimed film to be exclusively broadcast on CNN/U.S. on Sunday, June 28. (more...)

Starz Greenlights New Scripted Drama Series AMERICAN GODSStarz Greenlights New Scripted Drama Series AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Starz has given a greenlight to FremantleMedia North America's (FMNA) adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel American Gods. (more...)

Free Utah Shakes Tickets to be Offered to VetsFree Utah Shakes Tickets to be Offered to Vets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

The Utah Shakespeare Festival will be celebrating our Armed Forces on Saturday, July 4 by offering four free tickets for military personnel and their families to the opening performance of South Pacific at 2 p.m. The Festival appreciates the sacrifices of the men and women who serve and wants to recognize their dedication and commitment to this country. (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella's 2015-16 Season to Feature 'DROWNING GIRLS,' DRACULA & MoreMildred's Umbrella's 2015-16 Season to Feature 'DROWNING GIRLS,' DRACULA & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company today announced that its 2015-16 season will include a world premiere, as well as a return engagement of one of its earliest shows. The full season lineup includes the Houston premiere of THE DROWNING GIRLS by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic; a reprise of Mac Wellman's DRACULA; the world premiere of DOLLFACE by Katharine Sherman; and a special surprise show to be announced later this fall. The season wraps up with the company's eighth annual MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Receives NEA GrantUtah Shakespeare Festival Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

In May the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded 1,023 grants totaling $74,326,900 to nonprofit arts organizations in all 50 states plus five U.S. jurisdictions. From that, twelve Utah groups received over $1 million in funding with the Utah Shakespeare Festival receiving $35,000 for its production of William Shakespeare's Henry IV Part Two as part of the larger History Cycle initiative. (more...)

Chicago Mammals to Present ALL GIRL DRACULA This Fall; Cast Set!Chicago Mammals to Present ALL GIRL DRACULA This Fall; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Chicago Mammals invite you in to experience the fourth iteration in the All Girl Project - ALL GIRL DRACULA - slated to open October 2015. (more...)

DRACULA to Play QPACDRACULA to Play QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Sharpen your fangs, as the multi-award winning theatre company shake & stir theatre co promise in August, there will be blood. The company will present Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece Dracula, which swoops into the Cremorne Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for a limited season from 13 August 2015. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 SeasonChicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as artistic director. “With a beloved masterwork, a virtuoso soloist, and a 21st century composer represented on every concert, the Chicago Philharmonic continues its adventures in direct, urgent, truly relevant music-making,” said Speck. (more...)

Rock Star & Radio Personality Greg Kihn to Release Rock and Roll Historical Fiction Murder Mystery NovelRock Star & Radio Personality Greg Kihn to Release Rock and Roll Historical Fiction Murder Mystery Novel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

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Eccles Center to Host An Evening with Author Neil Gaiman, 4/18Eccles Center to Host An Evening with Author Neil Gaiman, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Bestselling and award-winning author Neil Gaiman comes to The Eccles Center on Saturday, April 18. A creative genius and master storyteller, Gaiman mesmerizes - and inspires - his audience on both the page and the stage. Park City Institute's An Evening with Neil Gaiman begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Sets Directors for 54th SeasonUtah Shakespeare Festival Sets Directors for 54th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Nine highly-talented directors from across the country are already knee-deep in costume designs, scenery sketches, and play scripts as they prepare to create the transformative stories of their plays for the 54th season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival June 25 to October 31. (more...)

29 of the World's Top Dark Fiction Writers Look at the 'What-if's' of Our Expiring Future29 of the World's Top Dark Fiction Writers Look at the 'What-if's' of Our Expiring Future
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is pleased to announce the featured authors of the new anthology "Expiration Date" edited by Nancy Kilpatrick. The new anthology from EDGE focuses on the what-ifs of the "end-dates" that surround us, and how they impact our lives and our world, and ourselves. "Modern lives seem littered with expiration dates," says anthology editor Nancy Kilpatrick. "Packaging tells us when our food will go bad; when we can expect appliances to cease functioning; when contracts for the internet finish! But as annoying as these small expiration dates are, they fade to nothing compared to the larger events: when a species goes extinct; when a body of water evaporates, or dies because the PH balance alters; when giant icebergs break apart and glaciers melt forever, threatening the ecosystem of this planet." Kilpatrick reminds us "From the micro to the macro in terms of expirations, we are faced with the one termination with which we are all too familiar- the up-close-and-personal end of life for each of us and for the ones we love. It's the personal that terrifies us most because it feels the most real." Expiration Date features 25 original pieces of short fiction by some of the world's top Dark Fiction writers. The anthology includes works by: Kelley Armstrong, Daniel Sernine (translation by Sheryl Curtis), Elaine Pascale, J. M. Frey, Steve Vernon. Ken Goldman, David McDonald, Lois H. Gresh, R. B. Payne, Mary E. Choo, Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem, Morgan Dambergs, Patricia Flewwelling, Christine Steendam, Ryan McFadden, Tobin Elliott, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, George Wilhite, Paul Kane, Rebecca Bradley, Sèphera Girón, Amy Grech, Kathryn Ptacek, Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Nancy Holder and Erin Underwood Their stories span a range of emotions. Some will make you laugh, other will make you cry. They are grim and hopeful, sad and joyous, horrifying and comforting. Each has its own personality and will touch you in its own way. "Every one of us comes with an alpha and an omega stamp, an inception and an expiration date," says Kilpatrick, "Knowing this is what allows us to focus on what is truly important: paying attention to our best-before date and treating ourselves, each other and life in general with kindness, understanding, respect, and experiencing the awe of the miracle that we are, at this very moment, alive!" About Nancy Kilpatrick Award-winning author Nancy Kilpatrick has published 18 novels, over 225 short stories, 7 collections of her stories, 1 non-fiction book (The Goth Bible) and has edited 13 anthologies. She writes mainly dark fantasy, horror, mysteries and erotica, and is currently working on two new novels. Current work appears in Searchers After Horror; The Darke Phantastique; Zombie Apoclaypse: Endgame!; and the upcoming Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women; Innsmouth Nightmares; The Madness of Cthulhu 2; Dreams of the Witch House: Female Voices of Lovecraftian Horror; Stone Skin Bestiary. Nancy co-edited with David Morrell the horror/dark fantasy anthology Tesseracts Thirteen. She is the editor of Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead, Evolve Two: Vampire Stories of the Future Undead, and Danse Macabre: Close Encounters with the Reaper. Her next antho nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre will be out this fall. Nancy won the Arthur Ellis Award for best mystery story, has been a Bram Stoker finalist three times and a finalist for the Aurora Award five times. Danse Macabre won the Best Anthology of the Year from the Paris Book Festival, and Nancy's newest short fiction collection Vampyric Variations won silver in the horror category of the ForeWord Reviewers Book of the Year Awards. "Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important." -Steve Jobs For further information, or to set up interviews with the editor or authors, please contact: Janice Shoults Marketing and Events EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing events@hadespublications.com 403-254-0160 Release Dates: E-book: April 15, 2015 Exclusive to Kindle until April 12, 2015 Canada: April 15, 2015 USA: May 15, 2015 Expiration Date, edited by Nancy Kilpatrick Print Book: ISBN: 978-1-77053-062-1 Trade Paperback 5.5" X 8.5" $ 15.95 US 288 pages E-Book: e-ISBN: 978-1-77053-063-8 $5.99 US (more...)

CNN Acquires GLEN CAMPBELL... I'LL BE ME; Documentary to Premiere This JuneCNN Acquires GLEN CAMPBELL... I'LL BE ME; Documentary to Premiere This June
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

CNN announced today the exclusive acquisition of the domestic broadcast rights for the critically-acclaimed feature documentary GLEN CAMPBELL... I'LL BE ME from PCH Films. (more...)

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