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Look out, 'Dracula' is in your neck of the woods [Review]
Look out, 'Dracula' is in your neck of the woods [Review]

"Dracula" seems right at home among the ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute high above Ellicott City. Thanks to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's outdoor staging, the vampire has taken up residence at this wooded site. It makes for the perfect Halloween date. Based on Bram Stoker's 1897 novel, this theatrical adaptation by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston has been scaring audiences since it made its debut on Broadway in 1927. Although it lacks the literary beauty and psychological nuance of the source novel, the play version goes straight for the jugular in terms of what happens when Dracula moves from Transylvania to England. Indeed, "Dracula" is...

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