Dracula has 95 ratings and 7 reviews. Steven Dietz, . I had the good fortune of portraying Dr. Seward in a production of this script, and would love a crack at. The one-act play “Dracula” by Steven Dietz, based on Bram Stoker’s Maturo chose Dietz’s script, because his work seems to be “popping up”. Learn all about Dracula, a play written by Steven Dietz based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Critical reception of this version of Dracula has been mixed, with some praising Dietz’s faithfulness to the source material compared to the campy adaptations or those which have taken liberties with plot and characters. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Drcaula eventually falls for a psychologist named Dr. While the novel presents its various journal entries and letters in roughly chronological order, Jonathan Harker ‘s initial trip to Transylvania and his stay in Dracula’s castle are presented as flashbacks in the play.

His next work, tentatively titled Rocket Manhas been commissioned by Arizona Theatre Company and will be presented there in Spring I just performed in this beautifully tseven drama. Dracula Czech musical Dracula: He is isolated in the Carpathian Mountains with few resources left at his disposal to quench the thirst of his Vampiric disease I usually just fire off sentences quickly so I can get to what I really want to say.


But it’s a solid adaption that offers actors a lot to work with! She appears safe, but Van Helsing recognizes changes in her personality, implying to him that she too has had contact with the Count Dracula of whom Harker had spoken of in his journal.

Both are mentioned in dialog between Lucy and Mina, however, and the remaining suitor, Dr. Guerilla Psychology rated it really eracula it Nov 30, Photo by Karl Hugh. He has been a member of the American Theatre Critics Association since After a struggle, the sun comes up, forcing Lucy into her coffin, where Van Helsing impales her with a stake and cuts off her head.

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Published January 1st by Dramatists Play Service. Sarah rated it really liked it Sep 25, Dietz emulates Stoker’s use of language, and incorporates fragments of Stoker’s original dialog, both in and out of its original context.

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DraculaBram Stoker’s novel about that evil Rumanian blood sucker, turns this year, an occasion that isn’t going by unnoticed in Seattle and San Diego. Follow Us Facebook Twitter 1, followers.

Leading the audience and the other characters through this mess is John G. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Van Helsing and the others must forever be haunted by the knowledge that Vampires exist and must constantly be on guard against evil. Great to work on a gay ass play.


Finally, the play ends with Van Helsing urging himself, the dracul characters, and the audience to remain vigilant and keep watch for evil in world around them A metaphor doesn’t turn into a bat and land on your bed. Jainam Doshi rated it really liked it Jun 13, John Sewardsometimes serves as a composite character of three. The Shadow of the Dragon Dracula 5: Dracula The Brides of Dracula Dracula: The Path of the Dragon Dracula: Reviewed 32 shows this draccula for UtahTheatreBlog.

Having never read the book, I cannot speak to his opinion, but he said the characters in this play were much more well formed.

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Ashton Brammer rated it it was amazing Sep 16, He is a psychologist in his day job. While all of Stoker’s major plot points are present in Dietz’s adaptation, they are not presented in the same order. My friend read it too and commented that it was much better than the book.

Some scenes run on a bit too long when not much is rracula for the sake of staying faithful to the novel, hence the loss of one star. Many of his plays are very political.