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 Illuminating Dracula

Tuesday, October 13th

Taproot Theatre Company
(Jewell Mainstage Theatre)
204 N 85th Street, Seattle 98103

First published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula has become one of the defining monster stories in our culture. Through the years Stoker’s vampire has evolved through countless re-tellings in print and on screen, spawning a host of spin-offs and imitations. What is it about this monster that fascinates our imagination? How has Dracula changed over the years? And how does Stoker’s story of good vs. evil compare to our modern fantasy/science fiction genres? Join us as we explore Taproot’s new stage adaptation of this classic tale and talk to local experts about the meanings and metaphors contained within the vampire myth.

Guest Speakers:
Scott Nolte, Taproot Theatre Company
Dr. Jeff Keuss, Seattle Pacific University
Dr. Jonathan Lee,  specializing in philosophy and Victorian Literature
Maureen Doyle McQuerry, author of Beyond the Door and The Telling Stone

This CONVERSATIONS event is FREE, but seating is limited.

General admission tickets are required.
Email or
call the Box Office at 206.781.9707 to reserve your seats.

Tickets may be available at the Taproot Box Office on the day of, but seating is not guaranteed.

Presented in conjunction with Taproot Theatre Company’s world premiere of
Dracula, adapted by Nathan Jeffrey

Purchase tickets to Dracula here








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