By Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston
From Bram Stoker's world-famous vampire novel
Directed by Stephen Hollis

October 11 - November 04 , 2007

2007-2008 Mainstage Season

The Story

It is a tale of an evil ages old and yet forever new. The creatures of the night terrorize both Transylvania and Victorian England as a mysterious, seductive count courts a frail young woman to be his eternal bride. Chilling adventure springs to frightening life as danger lurks in the fog. A story of peculiar power, twisted passion and hypnotic fascination, guaranteed to get your blood flowing!

Creative & Production Staff

Composer/Music by: David B. Smith
Fight Choreographer: Drew Fracher
Scenic Designer: Paul Shortt
Costume Designer: Wade Laboissonniere
Lighting Designer: Kirk Bookman
Stage Manager: T.R. Martin
Assistant Stage Manager: Tony Dearing
Casting: Rich Cole


Jeffrey Withers (Jonathan Harker)
Elizabeth Helitzer (Miss Wells)
Richert Easley (Dr. Seward)
John Michalski (Abraham Van Helsing)
Scott Schafer (R.M. Renfield)
Larry Bull (Butterworth/Attendant)
Julia Coffey (Lucy Seward)
Kurt Rhoads (Count Dracula)

Additional Credits

Flying Effects: ZFX, Inc.

Production Notes

Dracula was a co-production with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

The first preview of Dracula, scheduled for October 10, 2007, was not played to allow additional time for necessary technical rehearsal.

Kevin Kline Awards


Outstanding Lighting Design: Kirk Bookman, Dracula
Outstanding Sound Design: David B. Smith, Dracula


Outstanding Sound Design: David B. Smith, Dracula