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Martin Beck Theatre, (10/20/1977 - 1/06/1980)
First Preview: Oct 13, 1977 Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Oct 20, 1977    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1980 Total Performances: 925

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Purley, England. The 1920s.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President), Elizabeth Ireland McCann, John Wulp, Victor Lurie, Nelle Nugent and Max Weitzenhoffer
Originally Conceived and Produced for the Nantucket Stage Company by John Wulp
Dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston; Based on the world famous novel "Dracula" by Bram Stoker
Directed by Dennis Rosa
Scenic Design by Edward Gorey; Costume Design by Edward Gorey; Lighting Design by Roger Morgan; Sound Consultant: Erskine-Shapiro, Theatre Technology, Inc.; Men's Hair Styles by Tommy DeMaio; Make-up Consultant: Robert O'Bradovich
Company Manager: Susan Gustafson; Management Assistant: Veronica Claypool and Victoria Heslin
Production Supervisor: Ben Janney; Production Stage Manager: Charles Kindl; Stage Manager: Bill Dodds; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tandy Cronyn
Production Propertyman: Barry-Robert Molitch; Bat Handler: Kim Herbert; Special Effects by Chic Silber; Additional Effects by Peter Kunz
Scenery Supervised by Lynn Pecktal; Costumes Supervised by John David Ridge; General Press Representative: Solters & Roskin, Inc.; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Martha Swope; Playbill Cover illustration by Edward Gorey
Frank LangellaCount Dracula
Alan CoatesJonathan Harker
Jerome DempseyAbraham Van Helsing
Dillon EvansDr. Seward
Baxter HarrisButterworth
Richard KavanaughR. M. Renfield
Gretchen OehlerMiss Wells
a maid
Ann SachsLucy Seward
Understudies: Louis Beachner (Abraham Van Helsing, Butterworth, Dr. Seward, R. M. Renfield), Baxter Harris (Count Dracula), Charles Kindl (Abraham Van Helsing, Dr. Seward, R. M. Renfield) and Malcolm Stewart (Butterworth, Jonathan Harker)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Frank Langella
 1978 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Edward Gorey
winner 1978 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Edward Gorey
 1978 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Dennis Rosa
winner 1978 Most Innovative Production of a Revival [winner] 
 Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President) , Elizabeth Ireland McCann , John Wulp , Victor Lurie , Nelle Nugent and Max Weitzenhoffer
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Frank Langella
 1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Jerome Dempsey
 1978 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Edward Gorey
 1978 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Roger Morgan
 1978 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Edward Gorey