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Drakul

Photo by Dan Norman, courtesy of Walking Shadow Theatre Company.

An epic adaptation of Bram Stoker's epistolary novel

Under the electric lights of London, Mina is enamored of a handsome young solicitor. But when Jonathan disappears on a business trip and Mina is approached by an alluring foreign prince, a shadow falls over their lives. Now, seven years since the defeat of the vampire and the wounds of betrayal still remain... until their private journals are published and they must either face the past or be destroyed by it.

CAST

8 men, 4 women.

RUNTIME

160 minutes

SELECTED REVIEWS

"...a text that works both as a reimagining and a sequel to Stoker's tale... Heimbuch intriguingly explores the psychology of these characters and the peculiar motivations that drive their actions."~Examiner.com

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Walking Shadow Theatre Company, Minneapolis MN, 2011.

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If you are considering this script for potential production, please email the playwright: john@johnheimbuch.com

Heimbuch's script is a great intellectual feat, tossing several balls immediately into the air and keeping them there for the play's duration, dispensing tidbits of information at a heady, entrancing pace that may have you on the edge of your seat. - Jay Gabler,
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