Maurer Productions OnStage Brings
Bram Stokers Classic to the Kelsey Stage.
West Windsor, NJ (September 28, 2014) – The award-winning team at Maurer Productions OnStage will send a shiver into your night with the Bram Stoker classic Count Dracula at the Kelsey Theatre on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College. Dates and times for this production are Fridays, Oct. 24 and 31 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance.
Maurer Productions OnStage brings Bram Stoker's ground breaking novel ”Count Dracula” to the stage for Halloween. The award-winning team that brought you dramas like Driving Miss Daisy and Hollywood Arms, and stage spectacles like Shrek the Musical and Singin' in the Rain, is ready to make the dead rise and and bring the magic back to your haunted holiday. In this thrilling production, inspired by Bram Stoker's original text, MPO offers a fresh new introduction to classic characters like Jonathan Harker, Dr. Seward, Professor Van Helsing the lovely Mina Murry and the prince of darkness -- Count Dracula.
"This show is very traditional," explains director John Maurer. "There are no sparkly vampires, no drenching piles of blood. The show does offer some lighter moments to break the tension but the story is rooted in Bram Stokers original text."
The cast of Count Dracula includes Joe Grosso of Hamilton Sq., NJ as Count Dracula; Michael Lovett of Ewing, NJ as Jonathan Harker; Stephanie Moon of Yardville, NJ as Mina Murry; Sean McGrath of Churchville, PA as Heinrich Van Helsing; Scott Fishman of Newtown, PA as Dr Arthur Seward; Laurie Hardy of Hamilton, NJ as Sybil Seward; Paul Phalen of West Windsor, NJ as Renfield; Susan Galli of Hopewell, NJ as Miss Hennessey; and Jeffrey E Milstein of East Windsor NJ as Welsey.
The show is Directed by John M. Maurer, Produced by John M. Maurer and Diana Gilman Maurer, Costumes by Anthony Remer, original underscore Music by Brandon Franks, Lighting Design by Kitty Getlik, and Set Construction by Jeff Cantor.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and $14 for students & children and may be purchased by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333 or online here. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available next to the theater. More information about this production of Count Dracula can be found online at www.mponstage.com.
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