TheatreUNI presents “Dracula: A Feminist Revenge Fantasy”

TheatreUNI presents “Dracula: A Feminist Revenge Fantasy”

Dracula: a Feminist Revenge Fantasy, really

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - For its second production of the 2023-2024 season, TheatreUNI will present “Dracula: a Feminist Revenge Fantasy'' written by Kate Hamill and based on the novel by Bram Stoker.

Performances will be held Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in Bertha Martin Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

Kate Hamill, well-known for her contemporary theatrical adaptations of classic literature, boldly reimagines the world’s most famous vampire story from a feminist point of view. Tables are turned and roles reversed as the heroines of this play plunge a wooden stake into the heart of the patriarchy itself. 

Content Disclaimer: This production contains stage weapons, staged physical violence, intimate partner violence, suicide and depictions of blood. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Assistant Professor of Acting Katy Hahn will return to direct this play, with scenic design by Mark Parrott, associate professor of theatre, costume design by Gabby DePrizio, a senior Design and Production student, and lighting design by Eric Lange, associate professor of theatre. The production’s stage manager is Monica Ripley, a senior design and production and performance student.

Tickets start at $24 and are available at Tickets can also be purchased at the UNItix counter in the Strayer Wood Theatre. Admission is free for all UNI students. 

For more information, call the Department of Theatre box office at 319-273-6386 or visit TheatreUNI’s website.