On the Dark Side of Twilight
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On the Dark Side of Twilight

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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 

First Performance: 
February 16, 2010
The Alcazar, Cleveland Hts. 

Cast: 3-13 possible actors (2-8 M, 1-6 W) 
Genre: Satire, Suspense
Running Time:  60 min.