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Balagan Theatre Presents The Transylvanian Clockworks by Don Nigro
A twisted, darkly comedic take on the Dracula myth, pitting Victorian sexual repression against erotically charged Gothic horror.

THE PLAY: What happens when a powerfully sensual Count from the dark woods of Romania obsesses over a photograph of three alluring women? What happens when that Count journeys to London where Jack the Ripper is eviscerating unaccompanied ladies? How does this affect Victorian men threatened by the Count’s hypnotic eroticism –which seems to have the power to unlace corsets? Don Nigro’s vision of what truly created the Dracula myth is especially relevant in today’s atmosphere of conservative repression. Nigro investigates the Dracula myth in a powerful, complex, darkly funny and utterly terrifying vampire play unlike any you have ever experienced.

WHAT: The Transylvanian Clockworks by Don Nigro
directed by Charles Waxberg

October 5-8, 12-15, 19-21
Thursday-Saturday performances at 7:30pm
Sunday matinees at 2pm
Monday, October 16th, 7:30pm: Pay What You Can (no advance sales).
General: $10 in advance, $15 at the door Students and Seniors (w/ ID): $9 in advance, $12 at the door Balagan Theatre Season Pass - $35 (includes all 4 shows; only available at the door)

Official Website: http://www.balagantheatre.org

Added by Balagan on September 20, 2006



The Transylvanian Clockworks is a Seattle TimesCritic’s Pick!

“Waxberg's production is sharp, probing and intenselyerotic. This is a "Dracula" that teases shadowyintimacy and obsession from the myth, turns everything on its head and reveals a surprising new world.”

For the complete review visit: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/theaterarts/2003301514_transylvania13.html

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