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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There, while the sun is up, the group tries to impale Dracula in his coffin, but are delayed by Dracula’s Vixens and Mina scriot has now allowed herself to be completely consumed by the Vampire within. Berger also cultivated a Victorian formality among the couples in London, which made the chaos and disorder of their behavior in response to Dracula more tragic.

It demands even more energy than the “critical” part. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Van Helsing and the diegz must forever be haunted by the knowledge that Vampires exist and must constantly be on guard against evil. Guerilla Eracula rated it really liked it Nov 30, He has been a member of the American Theatre Critics Association since Here’s hoping that I’ll be asked to play again: Dracula then forces Mina to drink his blood, increasing her Vampiric attributes.

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Dietz emulates Stoker’s use of language, and incorporates fragments of Stoker’s original dialog, both in and out of its original context. Dracula, though, regains control of his life and his youth Once again, though, Van Helsing arrives in time to save Dracula’s victim.

Bram Stoker ‘s Dracula. Dietz’ version is not campy, though the character Renfield is used to provide some comic relief. He closes his eyes for a kiss, during which Lucy planned to drain him of blood, but Van Helsing enters the room, using a crucifix to “kill” her.


Halcyon Days is one of his other successful plays. Steven Dietz is an American playwright whose work is largely performed regionally, i. However, as the play progresses, the two seem to reverse positions. Act I of the play ends with intersecting lines from present time and flashbacks to Transylvania between Van Helsing, Renfield, Mina, Harker, and Dracula – the last of whom declares the final line, “I am bound for England!

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Toby rated it really liked it Feb 27, Live Give a Sneak Peek of the Show. I could not put this play down. The best standout among the cast, though, is Chris Mixon as Renfield, a mortal servant of Dracula who is insane and locked up in an asylum. Dietz had misgivings about tackling this popular piece because, “I thought the book had been captured quite well in a number of other adaptations, but after re-reading the novel, I became very surprised at the extent to which so many theatre adaptations veered a great distance from the book.

I loved every moment of this show. You made the cut! The True Story of Dracula Dracula: In an attempt to explain why he had attacked Lucy, Van Helsing must expose his theory of Vampirism diietz a disease taking over Lucy’s body.

Dracula runs at the Empty Space Theatre through Mar. Deitz’s adaptation truly captures the spirit of Bram Stoker’s classic without making it cheesy.

His focus during the attempts of the latter is on a man featuring symptoms of psychosis named Renfield. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


Devin Gaither rated it really liked it Mar 19, Archived copy as title Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references. But it’s a solid adaption that offers actors a lot to stwven with!

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Nicci Hartland rated it really liked it Nov 04, Wishing all of our friends and family a very Merry Christmas! While Lucy is recovering, Harker returns home, and is seemingly insane after an unknown experience in the Carpathian Mountains.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Finally, the play ends with Van Helsing urging himself, the other characters, and the audience to remain vigilant and keep watch for evil in world around them Scriptt Battle Transylvania Van Helsing.

There are many quick scene changes and multiple stage settings, so it will take some concentration. Seward is unable to see what might be ailing Lucy, but notices what appears to be a bloodmark from a kiss on her neck. During Seward and Lucy’s romantic choices and life pursuits, Mina corresponds with her own lover, who has gone on a business trip selling land to a Count Dracula in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania.