The coolest young theatre makers around, shake & stir return with their latest sensational masterpiece. Lead by a stunning team, they are adept at taking dry classics and modernising them, while remaining true to the essential characterisations of the originals. From the company behind the multi-award winning, national touring productions of 1984 and Animal Farm comes this new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s twisted tale Dracula.
If you don’t know the story of Dracula – where have you been hiding? – here is our quick Wikipedia snippit for you;
Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula. The novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing. Dracula has been assigned to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel, and invasion literature. Stoker did not invent the vampire but he defined its modern form, and the novel has spawned numerous theatrical, film, and television interpretations and NOW a stage production live at Riverside Theatres.
shake & stir have promised that with this production of Dracula – there will be blood!
come to our Opening Night performance on the 1st April (no joke) and celebrate with a blood inspired cocktail or enjoy our Gothic themed treats. Dracula will be staying for only 4 nights in Parramatta 1- 4 April only.
let us introduce you to some of the characters… looks good right! book now