PlayDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 20, 1977
Closing Date
Jan 06, 1980
1st Preview
Oct 13, 1977
1st Preview
Oct 13, 1977
Previews
5
Performances
925
PlayDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Oct 20, 1977 - Jan 06, 1980)

Description
A play in three acts

Setting
Purley, England. The 1920s.

Media
See all 0 photos
Audio Interview
play_circle_filled
Originally Conceived and Produced for the Nantucket Stage Company by John Wulp
Dramatized by John L. Balderston and Hamilton Deane; 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; Assistant to Mr. Morgan: Robby Monk
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: Joshua Ellis, Milly Schoenbaum and Solters & Roskin, Inc.; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Martha Swope; Playbill Cover illustration by Edward Gorey
Count Dracula
Jonathan Harker
Abraham Van Helsing
Dr. Seward
Butterworth
R. M. Renfield
Miss Wells
a maid
Lucy Seward
Understudies: Louis Beachner (Abraham Van Helsing, Dr. Seward, R. M. Renfield, Butterworth), Baxter Harris (Count Dracula), Charles Kindl (Abraham Van Helsing, Dr. Seward, R. M. Renfield) and Malcolm Stewart (Jonathan Harker, Butterworth)

Martin Beck Theatre (Oct 20, 1977 - Jan 06, 1980)

Cast

Count Dracula
May 01, 1979 - ?
Count Dracula
Oct 03, 1978 - ?
 
Count Dracula
May 15, 1979 - ?
Count Dracula
Jun 19, 1979 - ?
R. M. Renfield
Lucy Seward
Butterworth
Lucy Seward
R. M. Renfield
Abraham Van Helsing
Standby: Lloyd Battista (Count Dracula) and Stephen Scott (Abraham Van Helsing)
Understudies: Betsy Beard (Lucy Seward, Miss Wells), Jack Betts (Dr. Seward), Dalton Cathey (Jonathan Harker, Butterworth), Alan Coates (Count Dracula) and Johanna Leister (Lucy Seward, Miss Wells)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in Play

1978 Nominee
Frank Langella
 

Best Scenic Design

1978 Nominee
Scenic Design by Edward Gorey

Best Costume Design

1978 Winner
Costume Design by Edward Gorey
 

Best Direction of a Play

1978 Nominee
Directed by Dennis Rosa

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1978 Nominee
Frank Langella
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1978 Nominee
Jerome Dempsey
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1978 Nominee
Costume Design by Edward Gorey
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1978 Nominee
Lighting Design by Roger Morgan
 

Outstanding Set Design

1978 Nominee
Scenic Design by Edward Gorey
PRODUCTIONS

More Productions by Opening Date