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Vampires – An Avatar of Sin

When vampires first drifted, shadow-like, into popular literature in the early 1800s, this denizen of ancient folklore became an incarnation of the Nightmare Stranger–the alien ‘other’ who presented a threat to civilization itself. It was death reaching out to infect the living. The foreigner who defiled virtuous women. A pagan invader thriving where the light…Continue readingVampires – An Avatar of Sin

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Dracula Will Rise Off Broadway

That’s right theater lovers, Dracula is coming back to the big stage. It’s not exactly something new, New York theaters have had a few big attempts at vampire shows in the past few years – the Elton John musical “Lestat” in 2006, the musical “Dance of the Vampires” in 2002 and “Dracula, the Musical” in…Continue readingDracula Will Rise Off Broadway