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A new adaption that attempts to counteract a century of pop culture distortion and adaptation decay to return to the fear and menace of the original Bram Stoker classic.

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A new adaption that attempts to counteract a century of pop culture distortion and adaptation decay to return to the fear and menace of the original Bram Stoker classic.

    Dracula: A Radio Play (Trailer)

    Dracula: A Radio Play (Trailer)

    Evil has come to the seaside town of Whitby. Now four men and two women must come together to stop it. 

     

    Every Monday and Wednesday this October, Cruz Flores Presents Dracula: A Radio Play which attempts to counteract a century of pop culture distortion and adaptation decay to return to the fear and menace of the original Bram Stoker classic. 

     

    Adhering to the source material reveals themes such as consent, psychological trauma and fear of disease that are more relevant than ever. 

    • 1 min
    Act I: The Castle

    Act I: The Castle

    Our story begins in Transylvania where solicitor Jonathan Harker is traveling to Transylvania to act as an estate agent for Count Dracula, who wishes to move to England. Jonathan is young, ambitious and eager to move up at his firm for the benefit of himself and his future wife, Mina Murray. He finds Dracula's influence pervades mysterious castle and is able to penetrate his psyche when he is most vulnerable.

     Act I Cast

    Narrator: Patrick McNamara 

    Jonathan Harker: James Worth

    Dracula: Tor Alexsson

    Innkeeper’s Wife/Vampire Sister #1: Erin Lundquist

    Vampire Sister #3 Lindsay Meagher-Swanson

    Vampire Sister #2: Hayley Jackson

    Sound Editor: Shereen Khan

    If you would like to support the show go to https://ko-fi.com/dracularadio

     

    • 17 min
    Act II: Whitby, England

    Act II: Whitby, England

    The story turns to Whitby, a seaside town in England where Mina Murray, Jonathan Harker's fiancée has come to spend the Summer with her best friend, Lucy Westenra. The young women have made plans for parties and courtship but a torrential storm brings an evil that will change their lives forever. 

    Act II Cast

    Narrator: Patrick McNamara 

    Mina Murray: Devin Nissan

    Lucy Westenra: Hayley Jackson

    Quincey Morris: Jacob Williamson

    Dr. John Seward: Jason Miles

    Mr. Swales: Cruz Flores

    Audio Editor: Shereen Khan

    If you would like to support the show go to https://ko-fi.com/dracularadio

     

     

    • 18 min
    Act III: Seward Sanitarium

    Act III: Seward Sanitarium

    While Mina travels to Jonathan, Lucy stays with her future husband, Dr. John Seward at his sanitarium to treat her mysterious illness. Dr. Seward calls on the help of his mentor, Abraham Van Helsing. The sanitarium also houses Dr. Seward's most troublesome patient Renfield, who is obsessed with blood. He is also the only one who knows what evil lurks right next door.  

    Act II Cast

    Narrator: Patrick McNamara 

    Dr. John Seward: Jason Miles

    R.M. Renfield: Naathan Phan

    Lucy Westenra: Hayley Jackson

    Mina Murray: Devin Nissan

    Jonathan Harker: James Worth

    Abraham Van Helsing: Rick Reischman

    Quincey Morris: Jacob Williamson

    Sound Editor: Shereen Khan

    If you would like to support the show go to https://ko-fi.com/dracularadio

     

     

    • 25 min
    Intermission: Interviews with the Cast and the Psychology of Dracula

    Intermission: Interviews with the Cast and the Psychology of Dracula

    Today's episode will be slightly different. I'll be interviewing three of the actors from the play to give three different perspectives. Jason Miles will talk about how he felt coming to Dracula for the first time. Erin Lundquist will talk about how the historical background of Dracula relates to issues today and Lindsay Meagher-Swanson, mental health counselor, will talk about how horror fiction can be therapeutic. 

    • 37 min
    Act IV: The Graveyard

    Act IV: The Graveyard

    Van Helsing continues to investigate Lucy's death and finds Mina Harker has the final pieces of the puzzle he's been looking for. The Hunt for Dracula begins.  

    Act IV Cast

    Narrator: Patrick McNamara 

    Jonathan Harker: James Worth

    Dracula: Tor Alexsson

    Lucy Westerenra: Hayley Jackson

    Mina Murray: Devin Nissan

    Quincey Morris: Jacob Williamson

    Dr. John Seward: Jason Miles

    R.M. Renfield: Naathan Phan

    Abraham Van Helsing:  Rick Reischman

    Sound Editor: Shereen Khan

    If you would like to support the show go to https://ko-fi.com/dracularadio

     

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Classic Creep ,

Perfect For Spooky Season

Great writing, voices & background music

briespector ,

Fun adaptation

I think I appreciated this much more after listening to the interview episode. The creator seems to have a strong understanding & appreciation for the source material, & I agree with a lot of his opinions. I think you can definitely feel that this a smaller/lower budget production in some of the voice acting & sound effects, but I think it still does a good job adapting the source material in a way that feels faithful while still making changes.

Penguin Incarnate ,

Dracula for Serious Vampheads

The only Dracula that I care to recognize. The only Dracula that matters. Those other Dracula adaptations? I spit on them.

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