Synopses & Reviews
Two classic horror tales, updated for the twenty-first century and adapted by two of Britain's leading playwrights. Bryony Lavery's Dracula promises to scare audiences while enthralling them with spectacle and breathtaking magic. Lisa Evans' Frankenstein, framed from a modern perspective, raises questions about just who the monster really is.
Two classic horror tales, updated for the 21st century and adapted for the stage by two of Britain's leading playwrights.
About the Author
A rounded theatre practitioner, Bryony Lavery's skills extend to performer, artistic director (Gay Sweatshop and Female Trouble), writer of children's theatre and of many cabarets. From 1989 to 1992 she was Tutor-Lecturer on the M.A. Playwriting Course at Birmingham University. Her best known play, Frozen
, appeared on Broadway in 2004.
Lisa Evans was trained as an actor at the Guildhall School of Speech and Drama. Now an award winning playwright, she was Resident Writer at Theatre Centre in 1983/4 and at Temba Theatre Company in 1986/7 and is currently Associate Writer at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick. Lisa has won numerous awards including the British Theatre Association Award 1986 and 1998, and was a finalist for the John Whiting Award in 2006. Lisa also writes for radio and television.