‘Dracula’ opens with special events
Rockport — “Dracula,” a chilling live theatrical event, will open on Halloween — Thursday, Oct. 31 — with an evening performance at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St.
Friday, Nov. 1, has been designated Teen Only Night and will feature several short zombie films created by young artists from the Maine Media Workshop in addition to the live performance, which is reserved for those age 10 and older. On Saturday, Nov. 2, there will be a special event featuring music by Bay Chamber’s Odeon Symphony Orchestra; appetizers by Primo; wine and Bloody Marys; and the live performance. Concluding performances will be Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9.
All shows are at 7:30 p.m., and all proceeds will benefit the Penobscot Bay YMCA’s teen programing and the new free LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program for cancer survivors. The production is directed by John Burstein and features Paul and Jen Hodgson, David Troup, David Greenham, Marie Stickney, Scott Anthony Smith, Robin Jones and Hanna DeHoff.
Tickets are on sale at Y, 116 Union St. in Rockport; or online at penbayymca.org. Ticket prices (except for the Nov. 2 special event) are $18, $12.00 younger than 18; tickets for Nov. 2 at $50. For more information, stop by the YMCA or call 236-3375.
Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or firstname.lastname@example.org.