What impact does classic gothic literature have upon contemporary society? This one-act drama explores the evolution of the classic vampire myth, from its literary origins in John Polidori’s “The Vampyre,” through Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” Anne Rice’s “Interview With A Vampire,” and concluding with Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight.” An homage to four pivotal moments in the history of classic vampire literature, taken as a whole the play describes a complete, two century epic centering around the character of Aubrey Porlock.
See also: The Vampyres
Pictured: Dusten Welch, Emily Pucell Czarnota, Great Lakes Theater
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