The Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula


Mountain Page Theatre

1303 Mountain Page Road

Saluda NC 28773

7pm Nov. 12 & 13 2021

A 90 minute Audio/Visual Presentation with Dramatic Readings

by Dacre C Stoker, International bestselling author and descendant of Bram Stoker author of Dracula.

Dacre Stokers compelling and informative audio visual presentation, Stoker on Stoker, the Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula, weaves together the details of Dracula’s history with Stoker family lore, and Bram Stoker’s life in Dublin and London, then separates fact from popular fiction, revealing the truth about all things Stoker and Dracula. Constantly updated with his latest discoveries, and customized to appeal to university groups, gothic scholars, vampire fans, or history buffsStoker on Stoker has fascinated audiences around the world, exploring the issues behind the mysteries that have baffled Dracula scholars and fans since the book’s publication in 1897. Illustrated with Dacre’s own collection of never before published, and seldom-seen historic images, Stoker on Stoker is a glimpse behind the scenes of the life and the writing of one of the least known authors and one of the worlds most famous books.

Dacre joins Mountain Page Theater Players, Gerard Prendergast and Susan Theodosia Parke, who through dramatic readings bring to life recent discoveries about edited and unpunished portions of the novel Dracula. Learn about how events in the authors own life, the recently discovered location of Castle Dracula, and books that Bram Stoker used for his research have only now answered questions about the origins and inspirations of Dracula.

Enjoy an exhilarating experience of atmosphere and drama as we set the stage for this unique and historical event. Come if you dare into a world of Victorian superstition and intrigue, brought to you by a charismatic link to the author of Dracula, the classic work of literature that never seems to die – spooky!

Tickets are $15 per person, a portion of the proceeds go to the Mountain Page Theater

Check Mountain Page Theater Facebook Group EInvite for reservations or call (828) 749-4803.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or at Thompson’s Store in Saluda.

Covid mask protocols in effect for spectators.

Dacre Stoker is the great grand-nephew of Bram Stoker and the international best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead (Dutton, 2009), the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula.

Dacre is also the co-editor (with Elizabeth Miller) of The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years (Robson Press, 2012).

Released in October of 2018, Dracul, a prequel to Dracula, co-authored with JD Barker, was the UKs # 1 Bestselling Hardcover Novel in Horror and Supernatural in 2018, and a top 5 finalist by the Horror Writers Association for the Bram Stoker Award® for Superior Achievement in a Novel. Film rights for Dracul have been optioned by Paramount Studios.

Dacre has consulted and appeared in recent film documentaries about vampires in literature and popular culture: The Real Vampire Files (2010 History Channel), The Tillinghast Nightmare (2014 Historical Haunts), Secrets of the Dead (2015 PBS), Mysteries at the Museum (2017 Travel Channel), Legend Hunter (2019 Travel Channel).

He currently hosts tours to Ireland, Whitby, UK and Scotland to visit where Bram Stoker lived, was educated, worked, researched, and wrote Dracula. He also leads groups to Transylvania to explore both the life and times of the historic Vlad Dracula, III, and the locations where Bram Stoker set his famous novel.

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