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Dracula 77

Adapted from Bram Stoker's novel by MS Wulfgar

Directed by: Murphy Scott Wulfgar

October 5 - 15

Benson Theatre

Adapted by MS Wulfgar, Dracula 77, unlike most other performance versions of the story, presents Bram Stoker’s iconic novel as written in 1897, England—with the same events, characters, motivations, and mythology— layered into the fully realized reality of 1977, NY.

Why 1977, New York? The choice of shifting time and geography is meant to enhance the themes of the original work, not alter them. NY1977 was a time and place when the world was smaller, monsters were real (Son of Sam), and economic and cultural turmoil (New York City Blackout) defined the identity of an era. Unlike Frankenstein, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or The Mummy!, Dracula is not the story of the monster, but of those who refuse to extinguish their light when caught in the sweep of enveloping darkness. This is a story of love, friendship, and ultimately sacrifice, as a diverse group of friends wrestle with a centuries old predator in their midst.

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