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La Jolla Playhouse (La Jolla, CA, )
La Jolla Village Drive & Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA,

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Based on the novel by Bram Stoker

Before Twilight, before True Blood, only one vampire commanded "the children of the night." In this blood-thirsty tale of unholy terror, Count Dracula slips into Victorian London with the cargo of his native Transylvanian soil - so he can rest between victims. The city seems helpless against his frightful power, and only one man, Dr. Van Helsing, can stop the carnage. But to do this, he must uncover the vampire's lair and pierce his heart with a wooden stake.



Halloween Harbor Announced at Snug Harbor!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Art Lab, the Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, the Staten Island Children's Museum, and the Staten Island Museum will once again host "Halloween Harbor," the annual site-wide event on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11 AM - 5 PM. (more...)

One Week Until Chicago Philharmonic Festival Poland 2018 Launches
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

As Chicago's vibrant Polish community celebrates the 100 year anniversary of the regaining of Polish independence, Chicago Philharmonic honors the rich music traditions of Poland and the importance of the community in the cultural history of Chicago in Chicago Philharmonic Festival: Poland 2018, November 7-11. The ambitious festival will present world-class Polish musicians and soloists, Polish-Chicago music and arts organizations, music from Polish composers, the Chicago Philharmonic orchestra, and Artistic Director Scott Speck across five concerts presented in five days throughout the city of Chicago culminating in a free performance on November 11 - the day celebrating the 100th year of independence and Armistice Day. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AT THIS PERFORMANCE Presents BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 30, 2018

Stephen DeAngelis presented BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT, a celebration of songs from musicals with Supernatural, Horror and Sci-Fi themes, on Monday, October 29th at Green Room 42, Green Fig. (more...)

'Simpsons' Inspired MR. BURNS Offers Edgy New Play From Guggenheim Winner Anne Washburn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

"Mr. Burns: a Post-Electric Play," written by Anne Washburn and directed by Kyle Cooper, features a group of survivors after the collapse of civilization. The survivors surround a campfire and reminisce about the plot of an episode of "The Simpsons" television show titled "Cape Feare." The production runs November 9-December 2, 2018 in the Young Theatre on campus with Musical Direction by Craig Shields and Choreography by Angeline Mirenda. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ryan Boyles, Lindsay Bretz, Mamie Covell, And Brian Viera of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center
by Andrea Stephenson - Oct 30, 2018

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Photo Flash: DRACULA Comes To Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Quintessence Theatre, in association with An Táin Arts Centre, present Bram Stoker's Dracula. (more...)

BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT Returns to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Stephen DeAngelis presents BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT, a celebration of songs from musicals with Supernatural, Horror and Sci-Fi themes. The concert will be held on Monday, October 29th at Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. (more...)

Vertigo Theatre presents the North American Premiere of DRACULA: THE BLOODY TRUTH
by Vicki Trask - Oct 29, 2018

This marks the first time that Le Navet Bete has licensed one of their original works for a production from another company, and Vertigo has assembled an extraordinary (and hilarious) team of Calgary theatre artists to bring it to life. (more...)

Katherine Farmer to Helm SOUTH PACIFIC and HEISENBERG at RTC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2018

Rubicon Theatre Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns today announced that London-based director Katharine Farmer will helm the company's next two productions, a two-piano version of South Pacific (Dec. 5 - 23, 2018) which concludes Rubicon's 20th Anniversary Season, and Heisenberg (Jan. 30 - Feb. 17, 2019), a co-production with Laguna Playhouse, where the show runs Mar. 27 to Apr. 14, 2019). (more...)

NIBROC TRILOGY Director Katherine Farmer To Helm SOUTH PACIFIC and HEISENBERG at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Rubicon Theatre Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns today announced that London-based director Katharine Farmer will helm the company's next two productions, a two-piano version of South Pacific(Dec. 5 - 23, 2018) which concludes Rubicon's 20th Anniversary Season, and Heisenberg (Jan. 30 - Feb. 17, 2019), a co-production with Laguna Playhouse, where the show runs Mar. 27 to Apr. 14, 2019). (more...)

Xymox To Reissue Their TWIST OF SHADOWS LP With Extra Bonus Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Gothic vocals shrouded by synthesized atmospherics greet you upon entering the world of Xymox. While their album Twist of Shadows isn't exactly industrial in its sound, the bpm's run mid-tempo and sound totally danceable in a New Order-ish way. This expanded remastered double vinyl release includes the club hits 'Obsession' and 'Blind Hearts,' along with several rare 12' mixes and B-sides. A couple of the tracks have string arrangements by famed producer Tony Visconti, who was responsible for several of David Bowie's landmark releases. The two LPs are housed in a gatefold jacket complete with lyrics, and the artwork was designed by Vaughan Oliver of 4AD fame. Originally released in 1989, this is the most accessible Xymox album, selling over 300,000 copies, and their first on a major label. The 2-CD remaster also contains 10 bonus tracks in all with some very rare 12' mixes and B-sides which have never been available on CD.  (more...)

DRACULA and the Transylvania Lunatic Asylum Tour, hosted by THE ARACOMA STORY, INC This Weekend at CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK!
by Richard Allen - Oct 24, 2018

Don't miss your chance to catch The Aracoma Story, Inc's terrifying production of Bram Stoker's gothic horror classic Dracula! This upcoming weekend will serve as the production's final and features a terrifying haunted experience, dubbed the Transylvania Lunatic Asylum tour, which audiences can choose to experience before settling down to enjoy the show. Performances will be held at the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater at Chief Logan State Park. (more...)

RI Film & TV Office's Steven Feinberg Will Moderate THE PRINCESS BRIDE: AN INCONCEIVABLE EVENING WITH CARY ELWES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Film & Television Office will moderate the talkback and Q & A with star Cary Elwes following a screening of The Princess Bride at The VETS in Providence on November 2, 2018. The event The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes, is on sale now. (more...)

Martina Arroyo Foundation 2018 Gala to Honor Simon Estes and Rufus Wainwright
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 14th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House,160 Central Park South, NYC. (more...)

Playhouse On Park Announces Cast of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Playhouse on Park is proud to announce the phenomenal cast for Dale Wasserman's One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, opening on October 31.  (more...)

Netflix Announces Season 3 Premiere of THE LAST KINGDOM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

For the first time, all ten episodes of The Last Kingdom will premiere simultaneously on Netflix, and will feature a host of new characters including Ola Rapace (Skyfall) as Danish warrior Bloodhair, Thea Sofie Loch Næss (One Night in Oslo) as the dangerous seer Skade, Timothy Innes (Harlots) as King Alfred's heir, Edward, and Magnus Bruun (Sprinter Galore, The Bridge) as Cnut. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Holds Reading of I HATE HAMLET Featuring Mary Beth Peil, Allison Altman, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "I Hate Hamlet," the comedy that conjures the ghost of actor John Barrymore, on Monday, November 5, at 7 p.m.  Barrymore will be played by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines. Written by Paul Rudnick, the reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. (more...)

Milwaukee Ballet Stages World-Famous DRACULA Halloween Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Milwaukee Ballet opens their 2018-19 season with Michael Pink's world-renowned Dracula, just in time for Halloween. The production will run Oct. 25-28, 2018 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Review: DRACULA IS A BLOODY GOOD TIME at Carrollwood Players Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Oct 21, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, a sexy, brooding vampire has taken Carrollwood Players Theatre captive. With sound and lighting effects reminiscent of a vintage serial, "Dracula: A Vampire Play," is the story of Count Dracula played with eerie conviction by Michael C de Baca and his three fanged wives (Crystal Marie, Brooke Olivia Wendt, and LaBree Hans). (more...)

Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators Wrap-Up Sold-Out Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The iconic, GRAMMY-winning guitarist SLASH and his band SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS wrapped their nationwide, sold-out headlining tour--their first in four years--onTuesday night (October 16) at the Palladium in Los Angeles (more photos below). The group ripped through a 22-song, electrifying two-hour show which included a special guest appearance from Duff McKagan (set list below). The band which, in addition to SLASH and singer MYLES KENNEDY,includes TODD KERNS (bass), drummer BRENT FITZ (drums) and FRANK SIDORIS (rhythm guitar)will continue touring worldwide in support of their acclaimed new album LIVING THE DREAM which spawned the first single “Driving Rain,” and is officially a Top 5 hit at Rock Radio. (more...)

BWW Review: DRACULA at Centenary Stage Company is an Outstanding Production of a Thrilling Classic
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 19, 2018

The timing is perfect. In this Halloween season of chills and thrills, Centenary Stage Company is presenting an exceptional production of Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic horror story, Dracula, adapted and directed by Charles Morey. (more...)

DRACULA: THE BLOODY TRUTH Comes To Stoke-On-Trent
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Le Navet Bete, a touring physical comedy theatre company based in Exeter, are delighted to bring their new comic play Dracula the Bloody Truth. to Stoke-on-Trent. Bram Stoker's classic has been adapted thousands of times for print, stage and screen, so you probably think you know the story well. Well think again - this time the tale will be told in the only way they know how; seriously ridiculously. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast and Creative for THE GREAT GATSBY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for this year's Literature Live! production of F. Scott Fitzgerald'sThe Great Gatsby, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, directed by Joe Minutillo and choreographed by Stephanie Vertichio. (more...)

Maestro Anton Coppola To Receive The Michel Maurel Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 14th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House,160 Central Park South, NYC. (more...)

Award Winning Cast For Bucks County Playhouse's I HATE HAMLET, 11/9-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Tony award-winner, Elizabeth Ashley ("Take Her She's Mine") and Tony nominee Tom Hewitt ("The Rocky Horror Show") will headline a refreshed production of Paul Rudnick's witty, laugh out loud comedy, "I Hate Hamlet" at Bucks County Playhouse, November 9 - December 1. The play marks Ashley's return to the Playhouse after co-starring opposite Robert Redford in the pre-Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park." (more...)

BWW Review: DRACULA, Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Oct 18, 2018

Ross MacGregor's Dracula needs a transfusion of narrative pace if it is to achieve its considerable (and laudable) ambition. (more...)

Read Tony Winner Jack Thorne's New Introduction to KING KONG!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Jack Thorne, the Tony Award-winning book writer of the new Broadway musical, has written the Introduction to a new edition of the Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper novella of King Kong, which has just been released to coincide with the opening of the Broadway musical. Read his full introduction below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Horror Rep's FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Come and see the culmination of our Classics-in-Action horror trilogy and our first-ever performance in repertory! Just in time for Halloween, take your pick from our adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker's Dracula, or Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. With our customary fidelity to the text, immersive staging, high-energy tone-shifting performances, and custom cocktail pairings, join us as we explore Poe's lonesome paranoia, Stoker's deadly seductive hunt, and Shelley's arrogant despair in this unique theatrical event. The productions contain some scary content, but are appropriate for all ages. Each ticket includes a custom drink for our 21+ guests. Running time for each show is approximately an hour. The Horror Rep runs from October 18th to November 10th at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. (more...)

BWW Review: Media's SWEENEY TODD: Shave and a Haircut 2 Slits!
by Pati Buehler - Oct 17, 2018

Media thrills audiences with Sondheim's 'cutting edge' thriller! (more...)

BBC America Presents Halloween Week Programming 'BBC AAAAAAMERICA'
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Starting Friday, October 26th, get in the spooky spirit with BBC AMERICA's Halloween Week of programming featuring movie marathons, a takeover of The X-Files, and hours of Hitchcockian horror. 'BBC AAAAAAMERICA' is here! (more...)

DRACULA: FINDING OF A SHADOW Is A Real Theatrical Treat This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Treat yourself this Halloween season to tickets to the new musical play 'Dracula: Finding of a Shadow' playing Thursday, October 25th through Wednesday, October 31st at the Wow Cafe Theater (59-61 East 4th St.) (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced For The World Premiere Of THE WORST WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The all-female cast has been confirmed for the world premiere production of The Worst Witch which opens at Royal & Derngate this Christmas as part of the theatre's Made in Northampton season. An original story for the stage by Emma Reeves (Royal Television Society Award for Best Children's TV Programme and 2017 British Screenwriters Award for Best Children's Programme) based upon Jill Murphy's beloved series of classic novels The Worst Witch, the production will be directed by Theresa Heskins (2017 UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People) and designed by Simon Daw, with music by Luke Potter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cent. Stage Co.'s DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Audiences and critics alike are raving over Bram Stoker's Dracula, written and directed by Charles Morey and running now through October 28 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. Before Twilight and True Blood, only one vampire commanded "the children of the night." In this blood-thirsty tale of unholy terror, Count Dracula slips into Victorian London with a cargo of his native Transylvanian soil - so he can rest between victims. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMAIN SOUCHON at Kinneksbond
by David Sousa Lopes - Oct 15, 2018

There are some days when you feel like playing the piano is the easiest thing in the world. Last Wednesday, the Kinneksbond cultural centre welcomed Romain Souchon, a young pianist of notable talent, who played several interesting versions of well-known classics. There are times when you watch a performer and realize that you could never do what they are doing. Yet there are other times, when we reach such a level of grace and lightness that things simply seem natural. (more...)

BBC One and Netflix to Co-Produce DRACULA from SHERLOCK Producers
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

BBC One has commissioned Dracula from the co-creators of multi-award-winning hit BBC drama Sherlock. It will be produced by Hartswood Films and is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix. (more...)

BWW Review: DRACULA by InterAct Theatre Productions at The Baird Theatre
by Gina Zenyuch - Oct 15, 2018

InterACT Theatre Productions presents Bram Stoker's "Dracula," adapted by Steven Dietz. (more...)

WICKED CLONE OR HOW TO DEAL WITH THE EVIL Brings Immortal Ball to Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

How many off Broadway or Broadway shows feature an authentic story from Transylvania with star-actresses born in Transylvania? (more...)

BWW Review: DRACULA: A SONG OF LOVE AND DEATH at Spencer Theatre At UMKC (with KCAT)
by Paul Bolton - Oct 14, 2018

World premiere of Dracula: A Song of Love and Death at UMKC in co-production with KCAT. See Mitch Brian's adaptation and enter the hauntingly enchanted world of Dracula, bound in mystery, intrigue, and suspense. October 12-21st, 2018 at the Spencer Theatre on the UMKC campus - a co-production of KCAT. (more...)

Atlantic City Ballet's Halloween Tradition Continues As The Prince Of Darkness Returns
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Halloween just wouldn't be the same without taking in a performance of Atlantic City Ballet's "Dracula". Since 2006, "Dracula" has been mesmerizing audiences with its spell binding choreography, beautiful costumes and captivating music. (more...)

CCT Announces Accessibility Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Columbus Children's Theatre is committed to making the inspiring, enriching, and engaging experience of live theatre accessible to all children and families. CCT strives to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all, responsive to the needs of our community, and accessible to all audiences as we provide Sensory Friendly Performances for five of our six mainstage shows. These performances are the same mainstage show, only modified to meet the needs of individuals with sensory sensitivities or cognitive and physical challenges. (more...)

Roxey Ballet Celebrates Halloween With DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Kicking off its 25th season, Roxey Ballet stages its dance adaptation of Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' from October 19-28. (more...)

DRACULA Comes to Life at CCT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

This full-length, bloodcurdling play opens October 18 and runs throughOctober 31, just in time for Halloween! Columbus Children's Theatre presents this haunting tale for viewers fourth grade and up and all who love a thrilling tale. While this show has an adult cast, this kind of production is a wonderful learning opportunity for younger actors to see how professional theatre companies run in the comfort of their own theatre. CCT's production, directed by Pamela Hill, will feature original music composition and extravagant technical elements that will captivate all audiences. (more...)

Review Roundup: Actors Theatre Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Actors Theatre of Louisville presents A Doll's House, Part 2, onstage through November 4, presented as part of the Brown-Forman Series. Obie Award-winning playwright and Humana Festival alumnus Lucas Hnath's work takes the stage in Louisville once again with A Doll's House, Part 2, imagining protagonist Nora's return 15 years after the final, iconic moments of Henrik Ibsen's seminal masterpiece A Doll's House. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Presents Bram Stoker's DRACULA Opening Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Bram Stoker's Dracula opens Friday at Centenary Stage. (more...)

THE SIMPSONS Are The Cornerstone To Rebuild The Post-Apocalyptic World In MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The power grid is gone (d'oh!), and disaster has plunged the world into darkness. In the aftermath, a group of survivors gather in the dead of winter, trying to brave their new reality by recounting an episode of The Simpsons. Under the direction of Yury Urnov, The Wilma Theater's HotHouse Company tackles Anne Washburn's wickedly smart dark comedy that charts life after lights, October 23 through November 11. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, revives its beloved production of It's a Wonderful Life: a live radio play, by Joe Landry. Mile Square Theatre becomes a live recording studio in the golden age of radio, and MST theatre goers become the studio audience as WMST "goes on air" to broadcast Frank Capra's popular holiday story. (more...)

AC Ballet Kicks Off The Holiday Season With It's A Shore Holiday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

This Thanksgiving weekend the Atlantic City Ballet will be bringing back It's A Shore Holiday to help kick off the holiday season. It's A Shore Holiday blends classical and contemporary dance set to beloved holiday tunes. This "Radio City-esque" review will feature the AC Ballet Professional company along with live singers and a six piece band. Although The Nutcracker will always remain a holiday staple in the ballet's repertoire, this production allows those who may never entertain the idea of going to the ballet, a chance to see for themselves what it's like. (more...)

CSUF's MR. BURNS: A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Opens This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

"Mr. Burns: a Post-Electric Play," written by Anne Washburn and directed by Kyle Cooper, features a group of survivors after the collapse of civilization. The survivors surround a campfire and reminisce about the plot of an episode of "The Simpsons" television show titled "Cape Feare." The production runs November 9-December 2, 2018 in the Young Theatre on campus with Musical Direction by Craig Shields and Choreography by Angeline Mirenda. (more...)

Chekhov's WARD 6 Extends Through November 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018

Central Works 2018 season closing production, a tale of madness, alienation and moral responsibility - Chekhov's WARD 6, adapted by Gary Graves has been EXTENDED through Nov 18 (Originally scheduled to close Nov 11)! (more...)

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan and David Rogers have announced Victoria Playhouse Petrolia's 2019 Season. (more...)

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