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OU Theater Department Opens Its Season with Stocker's "Dracula"
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NORMAN - The University of Oklahoma University Theatre and School of Drama open the season with the Stoker’s Dracula, adapted by William McNulty. The production opens at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23, in the Rupel J. Jones Theatre in the OU Fine Arts Center, 563 Elm Ave, in Norman. The show will continue its run after the OU vs. Missouri football game at 11 p.m., Sept. 24, and 8 p.m. Sept. 29, 30, and Oct. 1. Two matinees are offered at 3 p.m., Sept. 25 and Oct. 2. Rated PG13, it’s very scary! Beware the vampire hunt is on! Dracula appears on the OU University Theatre stage in a dark, sexy and dramatic production. No ordinary vampire, Count Dracula rules as the king of the vampires, with special effects, trap doors and thelure of innocent victims into his control. Professor Van Helsing and his brave comrades are on the hunt to destroy the profoundly evil Dracula. A wild and shocking confrontation ensues between the king of vampires and those who would rid the world of him. Tom Huston Orr directs this action-packed, blood-soaked retelling of Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic thriller. The OU cast consists of Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts students: Oliver Archibald, Samuel D. Boeck, Josh Bonzie, Brad Brockman, Tyler Brodess, Erika Daly, Jeremy Eoff, Sean Michael Harris, Stella Highfill, Kourtney Kae, Aly Lovelace, Brooks Meyer, Madison Niederhauser, Jennifer Pearson, Kevin Percival, Matthew Percival, Lindsay Sawyer, Laurel Sein, Marie Skubic, J. Collin Spring, Sarah Turpen, Kasey Weir. The production team includes: Tom Huston Orr, director, Chad Anderson, assistant director, Amy Oxley, stage manager, Hana Goff, scenic designer, Kasey Allee-Foreman, costume designer/theatre producer, Brad Gray, lighting designer, Sam Hughes, sound designer, JessicaPettit, assistant stage manager, and Rich Taylor OU University Theatre executive theatre producer. Tickets are: $14 students with ID, and $18 for senior/OU faculty and staff/military, $22 adult; and can bepurchased by calling the Fine Arts College Ticket Service at (405) 325-4101, , 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The box office is located in the Catlett Music Center, 500 West Boyd in the OU Arts District. For accommodations on the basis of a disability call (405) 325-4101. ### If you would like more information about Dracula or to schedule an interview please call Sandra Bent at (405) 325-5321 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.