The Rise and Fall of Dracula

Critics

LemonMeter

88 %

Reviews: 4

Audience

LemonMeter

Reviews: 0

The Rise and Fall of Dracula: a bold and immersive retelling of Bram Stoker's tale takes shape in this piece inspired by mythology, legends, and a variety of vampire lore. Artists Melissa Ortiz, David Kayser and Cassandra Ambe have crafted a compelling story that infuses contemporary dance, original music compositions, and familiar and not-so-familiar characters from the well-known story. The piece takes the audience back to the ancient roots of Dracula, slowly weaving the legend of the formidable, enigmatic spirit we have become so intrigued by. The story's themes of Power, Belief, and Companionship are intertwined with dark imagery and music. This production was made for The Curious, The Bold and The Unusual.

Reviews

The Rise and Fall of Dracula demonstrates that Cadame Company has what it takes to be a premier theater company in the Los Angeles area. With expertly combined storytelling, dance, and emotion, their reimagining of a classic offers a fresh take on a dead myth.

sweet - Kevin Gossett - ...read full review


This show was the perfect ending to one of our busiest Fringe days and must be experienced to be understood.

sweet - Bob Leggett - ...read full review


The tweaks that have been made to this familiar tale are fun and surprising. If you want to dip your toe into the immersive category at Fringe, this is a fine show to satisfy that urge as well as your urge for the mysterious and creepy.

sweet - Mike and Russell (My Haunt Life)( - ...read full review


The performance is not without a few problems, mostly in length (this NEEDS a longer version) but ultimately works very well indeed.

sweet-sour - David MacDowell Blue - Night Tinted Glasses - ...read full review


The Rise and Fall of Dracula demonstrates that Cadame Company has what it takes to be a premier theater company in the Los Angeles area. With expertly combined storytelling, dance, and emotion, their reimagining of a classic offers a fresh take on a dead myth.

sweet - Kevin Gossett - ...read full review


This show was the perfect ending to one of our busiest Fringe days and must be experienced to be understood.

sweet - Bob Leggett - ...read full review


The tweaks that have been made to this familiar tale are fun and surprising. If you want to dip your toe into the immersive category at Fringe, this is a fine show to satisfy that urge as well as your urge for the mysterious and creepy.

sweet - Mike and Russell (My Haunt Life)( - ...read full review


The performance is not without a few problems, mostly in length (this NEEDS a longer version) but ultimately works very well indeed.

sweet-sour - David MacDowell Blue - Night Tinted Glasses - ...read full review