October 26, 7:30pm
The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
The wildly popular Something Wicked This Way Comes features something new this season! The quintessence of the classic horror canon, Bram Stoker’s Dracula has terrified and thrilled generations of readers and audiences. The story’s chilling suspense, decadence, and Gothic humor will come to life as a staged reading when the Theatre’s esteemed company of artists reimagine Count Dracula’s quest for blood.
‘Something Wicked’ comes to Shakespeare Theatre
By BILL NUTT | The Daily Record
Some critics turn up their collective noses at horror. They disparage its reliance on stock characters, clichéd situations, and stale attempts at shocks.
But if horror is so disreputable, why have so many great writers dabbled in the genre? From the witches in “Macbeth” to the mad narrator of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” from Dorian Gray to Count Dracula, literature abounds with characters tied to horror.
This Monday, Oct. 27, some of those characters and their stories will come to life in a different setting: the stage. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is presenting the fourth annual production of “Something Wicked This Way Comes.” Click here to read more.