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The Carolina Ballet will present Lynne Taylor-Corbett's Dracula on Oct. 11-14, 20-21, and 27-28 in Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

Carolina Ballet’s Dracula Swoops into Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center, Just in Time for Halloween

This Halloween season’s signature spooky ballet opened on Thursday night as Tropical Storm Michael ravaged the Triangle area with winds and rain, but on Saturday night the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater crowd was filled with appreciative ballet enthusiasts who gathered to watch magnificent Carolina Ballet principal dancer Marcelo Martinez recreate his role as Count Dracula…. Read More ›

TIP’s Production of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” Is Masterfully Staged: Light, Dark, and Sexy!

We find it fun to see a familiar story retold. Likewise, it’s fun to see old “friends” with new, yet familiar faces. If you agree, check out Theatre in the Park’s Dracula. You won’t be disappointed. Ira David Wood III masterly directs his own adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel. This production is light enough… Read More ›

Raleigh's Ira David Wood IV, who tackles the title role in the Temple Theatre's production of "Dracula," is shown here with the count's three brides (from left): Diana Cameron McQueen, Elizabeth Fleming, and A. C. Donohue (photo by Bills Saunders)

Peggy Taphorn’s Adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” Will Delight Temple Theatre Audiences

Temple Theatre artistic director Peggy Taphorn’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 horror novel, Dracula, flew off the stage Friday night like a big, blood-hungry vampire, reeking laughter and goose bumps galore. It was a marvelous follow-up to the Carolina Ballet’s magnificent performance of the story the previous week in Raleigh, which continues through next week…. Read More ›