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Dracula - The musical adapted from Bram Stoker's classic gothic novel

Dracula Musical Events & Reviews - 2011

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In 2006, we brought you the professionally produced concept CD…


In 2007, we produced the professionally directed video of “Within My World” from the show.


Since 2008, when the video became available on the internet and television, it has been watched by hundreds of thousands of people and has further expanded the musical’s fan base on a global scale …
 

Further recordings for the forthcoming CD of the complete work will be underway soon...


At this point, the Dracula musical DVD remains on schedule.

 

DRACULA MUSICAL REVIEW

from a recent issue of WHAT'S ON STAGE - The UK Theatre Magazine :

"Evita started as a concept album. Why not Dracula? This 70 minute CD has already gathered a battalion of fans (or should they be fangs?). It's a powerful new Gothic musical that remains faithful to the original novel and has enough dramatic bite to keep you listening well beyond moonrise.

With music by Christopher J. Orton and Lyrics by Gareth Evans, the songs deliver just the right measure of dramatic passion to get the blood pumping. And when you've got one hell of a vocalist like Les Miserables stalwart Michael McCarthy hitting all the right notes in the title role, something really does begin to quiver on the side of the neck. First the concept. Then the concert? Next, the West End?"

The Editor - What's On Stage Magazine

THE DRACULA MUSICAL VIDEO - "WITHIN MY WORLD" ON TV ACROSS EUROPE

Just for your information the Dracula "Within My World" video will be showing on Sky channel 359 "O Music" from 3rd July at these times:

Approx times:-   05:25:20;  09:43:48;  17:17:25;  20:40:53;  00:06:57

The video will continue to play daily until further notice. Thanks for your support and let us know if you see it!

 

"Within My World" Video from the Dracula Musical

 

The Dracula Musical concept album can be purchased from DRESS CIRCLE: The London Musical Theatre Store. Now also available to buy at the Sound of Music Store (and website), Germany.

The Dracula Musical Album is now available in the USA, via the American / internet based supplier CD BABY

Dracula Musical Album & Single Tracks - Downloads now available from iTunes

Visit the DRACULA  MUSICAL  MY SPACE PROFILE

DRACULA CONCEPT ALBUM - Latest Customer Reviews:

"With a stunning orchestra and stellar lyrics, Evans and Orton have composed a masterpiece. Closely following the book, their rendition returns to Count Dracula what society has so horrifically stolen from him. Michael McCarthy excells as the chilling and sensual lead role. Songs such as "I Am Condemned," "Within My World," and "Never to Die" allow listeners to see a full range of emotion and power. A beautiful, inspired recording, Dracula gives you chills every time you hear it."
(From Amazon)

"Beautiful, moving and inspired"
(From iTunes)

"Fantastic musical. I am a lyricist and librettist and I can really appreciate good work. This is Broadway quality all the way!"
(From CD Baby)

"Great score and moving libretto
Exceptional musical work...an outstanding recording"

(From CD Baby)

"Geniuses Gareth Evans and Christopher J. Orton composed a musical adaptation of Dracula–in English! I’ve spent the whole day listening to it, and it’s love. (I love Dracula and Renfield...) Michael McCarthy makes for a stellar Vlad."
(From A Writers Corner)

"Dracula? Really? Truly? WOW! I love the book and I never knew it was a musical until about five minutes ago and now I'm buying it and OH MY GOD! Wow. I listened to the previews and the voices and melodies are absolutely beautiful and heart-wrenching…BUY THIS!"
(From iTunes)

"Dark, Moody & Romantic... What's not to love?? The songs from this show paint a rich picture of a classic tale of immortal love turned obsession. The songs are heartfelt, the music is dramatic and the singers are passionate. My top 3 songs would be: I Am Condemned, Never to Die and Those Dreams of long ago. You will love this musical!"
(From iTunes)

Surprisingly Good! Wasn't sure what to expect from this musical version of Dracula... but it's actually very good! The music is very passionate and the cast excellently suited for their roles. Favorite song ~ "In Your Eyes"
(From iTunes)

"I've simply fallen in love with the music. "

"SUCH BEAUTIFUL MUSIC!"

And there are also many, many, more comments on the Dracula Musical MySpace profile...

WITHIN THE GLASS DARKLY is a NEW NOVEL

by William Gareth Evans.

The book is now available to buy.

Set in mid-nineteenth century Paris, the central plot of the novel concerns the lives of the Perrodon family and the preternatural threat they face from a mysterious nobleman and his sister.

Help is at hand from the original Victorian 'vampire hunter', General Spielsdorf.

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Recent Comments from all over the world, from the Dracula Musical Profile at MySpace:-

* Please, BRING THIS ON BROADWAY IN AMERICA!!! I love the album so much!!!

* I love the music. I became an instant fan!

* It's tough getting a show the recognition it deserves but sounds like you deserve it.

* I LOVE the CD!!!!  I hope you get it staged soon... And when it comes to the U.S. I want to sing Mina!

  I'm really impressed! You guys did such a great job on it!

* Dracula is fantastic.

* I was immediately enchanted with the music. It's wonderful.

* I love the songs and can't wait to see the show.

* Superb musical arrangements, the instrumentation is top class.

* I am so EXCITED to see someone was actually smart enough to peruse this!!!

* Ah what I wouldn't do to be in that orchestra.

  Your love of music and orchestration really shows in the power of your songs.

* All songs paint a picture and tell a story but when that song can make tears fall from your eyes, that's magic.

  Your songs are magic.

* Truly. This really is a work of art... everyone involved should rightly be proud

* I have intense anticipation to see this musical and get my hands on this CD.

* I love the music. I hope the musical comes to Germany next year!

 

* The Dracula Musical has a MySpace profile.
At the moment you can listen to the complete album versions of "Within My World" (which is not the same as the short version you can hear on the Dracula website), "Never To Die", "Those Dreams of Long Ago" and the "Dracula Overture".
If you are a member of MySpace, please link to us. We will do the same for you.

Visit the DRACULA  MUSICAL  MY SPACE PROFILE

* Dracula album track is played on national radio *

"Those Dreams of Long Ago" (with vocals by Stephanie Benavente) received its first national radio broadcast. This was on the Elaine Paige show (BBC Radio 2). Many thanks to Elaine Paige for playing the track from the Dracula concept album.