Performances

Friday, October 4, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, October 5, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, October 6, 2013
2:30 p.m. 

Friday, October 18, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, October 19, 2013
7:30 p.m. 

Sunday October 20, 2013
2:30 p.m. 


Ticket Prices

Adults - $18
Children - $10
Senior Citizens - $17
KU Faculty/Staff - $17
KU Students - $10

Dracula
Adapted by Dennis Christilles from the novel by Bram Stoker

Crafton-Preyer Theatre

The iconic story of Count Dracula comes to the University Theatre for the first time with chills, thrills and vengeance. Jonathan Harker, a solicitor for an English real estate broker, returns from Transylvania and becomes wrapped up in the mystery of beautiful Lucy Westenra's irregular behavior of sleepwalking and illness. When Professor Van Helsing is called in and realizes a vampire is to blame, Jonathan teams up with an eccentric cast of characters to hunt down the daunting Count Dracula in order to protect his wife Mina and save their own lives. Although the character of Dracula and versions of his story abound in print, film and on the stage, director Dennis Christilles's new script captures the structure and tone of Bram Stoker's original novel which has ignited audiences' imaginations for generations. The real story in this rousing, fresh adaptation lies in the overarching conflict between good and evil, and our xenophobic inability to recognize one from the other.

Directed by Dennis Christilles
Scenic Design by Dennis Christilles
Lighting & Costume Design by Julia Ubert
Dialects by Paul Meier

Cast

Jonathan Harker............................Tim Wilkinson
Count Dracula........................................Joe Lilek
Arthur Holmwood......................Christoph Nevins
Quincy Morris....................................Kevin Siess
Dr. John Seward............................Michael Miller
Renfield............................................Josh Greene
Nurse Jenkins..............................Caroline Collett
Lucy Westenra.................Laura Brooke Williams
Mina Harker.....................................Krista Jarboe
Dr. Abraham Van Helsing............John Staniunas
Masha.............................................Ashton Wilkin
Olga................................................Elissa Bowen
Irina...................................................Abby Sharp

Servants: Blair Yates,  Logan Duck, Jacquelyn O'Connor, & Bronwen Capshaw


COVID-19 and Our Production Season

In accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of our patrons, students, faculty, and staff, all upcoming performances by the University Theatre and University Dance company have been postponed or cancelled. Indecent has been rescheduled to perform October 2-8, 2020. We are not planning to reschedule Urinetown at this time. The box office has been in contact with all ticketholders to arrange for refunds or credits toward future performances. Please email us with any questions to theatretickets@ku.edu. Thank you for your past and future support of Theatre and Dance at KU!

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