Is Dracula worth seeing?

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Is Dracula worth seeing?#0
Posted: 10/3/04 at 11:16am
There has been many threads about how good and bad it is. Is it worth going in case it closes soon?
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#1
Posted: 10/3/04 at 11:23am
I suggest only going if you can get rush tickets (which are easy to get). Otherwise I feel it would be a waste of 101 dollars. But if you really want to know, go see it. We could all hate it, and you could love it. It's definitely not Wildhorn's best, but if you're a fan, it might be worth seeing just to say you saw it.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#2
Posted: 10/3/04 at 11:28am
Thanks. Do you think if I go the 6th Tom H. would be there and I will be able to get Rush Tickets?
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#3
Posted: 10/3/04 at 11:41am
well you won't know until the 6th if he's going to be there or not. i went 20 minutes before the show and got 5th row tickets rush. so i don't think you'll really have a problem, especially if you get there early. :)

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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#4
Posted: 10/3/04 at 1:21pm
Yes, it is.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#5
Posted: 10/3/04 at 1:24pm
Definately! It is one of those shows that one either LOVES or HATES so you really have to decide for yourself! I don't think it will close anytime this year, but maybe in the beginning of next season, who knows? re: Is Dracula worth seeing? I hope it lasts, I really enjoyed it!
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#6
Posted: 10/3/04 at 1:36pm
No one can doubt that DRACULA is the beast show on Broadway right now.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#7
Posted: 10/3/04 at 1:53pm
i doubt it
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#8
Posted: 10/3/04 at 1:56pm
Yes it is
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#9
Posted: 10/3/04 at 2:23pm
Go see Dracula. It's amazing
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#10
Posted: 10/3/04 at 3:07pm
You can also get half-price tickets by using a discount code...

I'm not sure anything is worth $100 per ticket, but for $50, I'd go... It's not the best thing I've ever seen, but it was entertaining.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#11
Posted: 10/4/04 at 4:54pm
I loved Dracula. It follows the story line very close, has great special effects and that Tom Hewitt is absolutely gorgeous. I heard groans in the audience when the show got "gory" for people but that is story. It is done very well. I want to see Tom again........He can bite my neck any time!!!!!!!!!!!!
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#12
Posted: 10/4/04 at 5:25pm
Oy, is it ever. I second Broadwaylady's post about Tom. Really, he's brilliant.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#13
Posted: 10/4/04 at 7:49pm
There were very few people waiting for autographs when the stars came out. I caught a few of them and then Tom came out. Oh God, up close he has the most gorgeous eyes!!!!!!! He is a very nice guy also. Beautiful man.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#14
Posted: 10/4/04 at 11:41pm
Avenue Q is worth 100.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#15
Posted: 10/4/04 at 11:53pm
I would say go see it. I saw it in August. There are parts when its not so great, but the set is amazing, which in itself is worth seeing. And Tom is a really nice guy. I met him after the show and talked with him for a few minutes
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#16
Posted: 10/5/04 at 12:53am
Is DRACULA worth seeing? Boy, everything is SO subjective, isn't it?

How do you go wrong with a basis like the Dracula story? I don't know, but they did. And this is coming from a loyal Wildhorn fan who adores Tom Hewitt. Adores vampire stories. Adores Don Stephenson. I wanted to like it. I really did. I made a specific point, above the objections from others, to see it. Am I sorry I did? No. I had to see for myself. Will I see it again? No. In fact, sorry to say, this will probably be the only Wildhorn CD I don't buy. The performers were all solid. That wasn't the problem. But somehow the few moments of brilliance couldn't compensate for a lagging book, and sad lyrics and score. Costumes were beautiful.

If you can get a discount and have the time and money, I say go. But if time and money is a factor...well there are too many other powerful, lasting, endearing shows to see.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#17
Posted: 10/5/04 at 3:52am
If you've already seen everything else on broadway go see Dracula.

If you love beautiful costumes, pretty singing voices, and female nudity, go see Dracula.

If you like seeing people hanging from wires being dragged across the stage, go see Dracula.

If you like well developed characters, beautiful music and clever lyrics go see Wonderful Town.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#18
Posted: 10/5/04 at 8:37am
If you like the story and love gothic, it is great. I was mezmerized. The show had beautiful costumes, wonderful special effects and keep me enthralled. I did not say to myself this is dragging. The show moved quickly for me. The nude scene was very brief. No biggie. I think Tom Hewitt was very credible as Dracula and spooky. Don Stephenson was very good as Reinfield. We saw the understudy of Melissa Ericco who was quite good. Yes, I plan to go again!!!!!! The music was not that memorable but other things compensated for it.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#19
Posted: 10/5/04 at 10:25am
If you like boobies.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#20
Posted: 10/5/04 at 12:37pm
Don't sit too close - you are better off farther away to get a better view of the stage and effects.
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#21
Posted: 10/5/04 at 1:27pm
I like Boobies. You mean mens boobies, right? How much are rush tix?
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#22
Posted: 10/5/04 at 1:31pm
no, girlie boobies. I would much prefer the mens boobies too!
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#23
Posted: 10/5/04 at 2:18pm
ummm I really enjoyed the music... i hated to book and found it boring... but i like the costumes and the music... i thought both were pretty... mmm and Tom Hewitt too... but yea i would do the 20 dollar student rush to see it
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re: Is Dracula worth seeing?#24
Posted: 10/6/04 at 5:19am
i heard THE DYING GOD: A VAMPIRE'S TALE was much better. plus the theatre is intimate and u get close to the actors.
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