This is a rare February 26th, 1979 playbill from the Broadway revival of the award winning revival of Bram Stoker's "DRACULA" which played the Martin Beck Theatre in New York City. (The production opened October 20th, 1977 and ran for 925 performances while simultaneously playing on the road and abroad.) ..... The play starred RAUL JULIA in the title role and featured JEROME DEMPSEY, ALAN COATES, DILLON EVANS, VALERIE MAHAFFEY, EVERETT McGILL, GRETCHEN OEHLER and SAM TSOUTSOUVAS ..... Side Note: The production was awarded a 1978 Tony Award for "Most Innovative Production of a Revival" due primarily to the ambitious sets and breathtaking costumes designed by EDWARD GOREY. The only other Tony Award presented to "DRACULA" was for EDWARD GOREY's costume designs ..... CREDITS: Book by HAMILTON DEANE and JOHN L. BALDERSTON from Bram Stoker's world famous novel, "Dracula"; Sets and Costumes designed by EDWARD GOREY; Scenery supervised by LYNN PECKTAL; Costumes supervised by JOHN DAVID RIDGE; Directed by DENNIS ROSA; Produced by JUJAMCYN THEATRES, ELIZABETH IRELAND McCANN, JOHN WULP, VICTOR LURIE, NELLE NUGENT and MAX WEITZENHOFFER ..... DETAILS: The 68 page playbill measures 5 5/8" X 9" inches and includes full production credits, cast list, synopsis of scenes and bios of each of the actors and members of the creative team as well as a page of photos of all of the Dracula's in the current runs: RAUL JULIA (Broadway), JEREMY BRETT (West Coast Company), JOHN WATERS (Australia Company) and JEAN LeCLERC (East Coast Company) and four production photos (last two scanned images) ..... CONDITION: With the exception of slight discoloration to some inside pages, this playbill is in excellent condition and will make a wonderful addition to the collection of any theatre aficionado or historian. This item will be carefully packaged in a protective, carded sleeve and backed by stiff cardboard.
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