The Vampyres

Author: David Hansen

The Vampyres

Description: Witness as a young doctor enters a mysterious coffee house, encountering an old flame, two musicians with a taste for blood, and the seeds of his own destruction. Sex, blood and rock n' roll.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 1997
Date Added: 6/14/2014
Content Advisory: strong language, violence, drug use, sexual acts, cutting, vampirism, Goth music, teenage poetry
1 Act, 60 Minutes
2 Females, 3 Males

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Drama · Gender and Sexuality · Horror · Pop Culture · Rape · Rock and Roll · Romance · Sex · The Theatre · Vampires

This play is in the following collections: Halloween Collection

Original Production Information

THE VAMPYRES premiered 1997 at Dobama's Night Kitchen in Cleveland Heights, Ohio with the following cast and crew:

JOHN: Brian Pedaci
CLAIRE: Elizabeth Schwartz
MARY: Sarah Jackson
GEORGE: Adam Hoffman
PERCY: Maurice Adams

Director: Thomas Cullinan
Original music: Queue Up
Scenic design: Warren Smith
Lighting design: Christopher Peer
Costumes and Sound: Alison Hernan

Songs COME and DOCTOR composed by Dennis Richie and Randy Blaire.