The Theater: Kinky Count


Dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston from Bram Stoker's novel

THE PASSION OF DRACULA Adapted by Bob Hall and David Richmond

Having lost our heroes, we now appear to be losing our villains. Horror mutates into giggly farce. Bloodsucking monsters become, at the worst, no more than kinky. The saga of Count Dracula, a vampire, has at no time lost its fascination. However, it seems to be enjoying an unusual vogue at the moment, with two productions in New York this month, a third soon to come, and movie and television shows...

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