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Countess Dracula
Countess Dracula

Countess Dracula
Otherworld Theatre
Thru - Nov 2, 2019

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Chicago Reader- Somewhat Recommended

"...The divine, the demonic, and the delectable all emerge in this Am'ber D. Montgomery and Nick Izzo adaptation (directed by Montgomery), but my biggest problem is with how tightly the playwrights cling to the source material, all at the cost of the show's pacing and possibilities. A looser grip on Bram Stoker's long (and sometimes meandering) bloodbath might've given the characters-played by a devoted and fiercely talented cast-more room for development and clearer desires. It would have allowed the writers to use more of the research they so obviously embarked upon."
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KT Hawbaker



Picture This Post- Highly Recommended

"...Countess Dracula is a bloody affair to be sure and this immersive theatre experience puts you just close enough to the action that you might just catch a drop or two. This reviewer can confirm that the substance they used can be rinsed out of light colors (even white!) with ease, but if you’re sensitive to such things, you would do well to accept the Poncho offered to you at the box office. Meanwhile, the fact that several actors play more than one role leads to most characters being partly splattered in blood through much of the show, further enhancing the macabre aura."
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Spence Warren