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.… Continue reading Carolina Ballet’s Dracula Swoops into Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center, Just in Time for Halloween
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… Continue reading TIP’s Production of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” Is Masterfully Staged: Light, Dark, and Sexy!
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.… Continue reading Peggy Taphorn’s Adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” Will Delight Temple Theatre Audiences
On Thursday, Oct. 9th, Carolina Ballet ushered in the season of ghosts and ghouls with its elegant and eerie production of Dracula, presented in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in downtown Raleigh, NC. Skillfully choreographed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, the ballet features J. Mark Scearce’s suspenseful score, David Heuvel’s always-luscious costume designs, impressive lighting effects by… Continue reading Lynne Taylor-Corbett Skillfully Stages Carolina Ballet’s Elegant and Eerie Version of “Dracula”
On Oct. 9th, plague and vampires came to the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh via the guise of the Carolina Ballet, and they will stay to seduce audiences and produce passionate performances until Oct. 26th. The two ballets, based on classic horror stories written by Edgar Allan Poe (The Masque of the Red Death)… Continue reading “Dracula” Swoops in Dramatically to the Carolina Ballet