Dracula: Mina's Reckoning

Aberdeen, Glasgow, Stirling, Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh and Coventry

Sep - Oct 2023 | Scottish Tour & Coventry

Overview

Protect your loved ains fae the claws o a beast

Under the buzzing lights of a psychiatric hospital in Aberdeenshire in 1897, Mina Murray recounts her encounters with the most terrifying of beasts: Dracula. A throng of patients listen with bated breath as they are transported to a world where immortality and ultimate power is possible, even for women - but with terrible consequences...

Not for the faint-hearted, Morna Pearson’s adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic tale is filled with her trademark humour and taste for the strange and grotesque. This breathtaking gothic production transposes the action to Scotland amid the wild beauty of the landscapes of the northeast which originally inspired the novel. With an all-women and non-binary ensemble cast we witness the addiction, intoxication, and empowerment of Mina.

Miss this contemporary re-telling at your peril...

Based on the classic novel by Bram Stoker.

Conceived by Morna Pearson and Sally Cookson, written by Morna Pearson, directed by Sally Cookson.

National Theatre of Scotland and Aberdeen Performing Arts in association with Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.


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VenueDateTimeAccess
His Majesty's Theatre, AberdeenFri 8 September7:30pmBSL
His Majesty's Theatre, AberdeenSat 9 September2:30pmAD, Relaxed Performance
His Majesty's Theatre, AberdeenSat 9 September7:30pmCAP
Theatre Royal, GlasgowWed 13 September7:30pmCAP
Theatre Royal, GlasgowThu 14 September7:30pmRelaxed Performance
Theatre Royal, GlasgowSat 16 September2:30pmAD, BSL
Macrobert Arts Centre, StirlingThu 21 September7:30pmCAP
Macrobert Arts Centre, StirlingFri 22 September7:30pmBSL
Macrobert Arts Centre, StirlingSat 23 September2:30pmAD, Relaxed Performance
Eden Court, InvernessFri 29 September7:30pmBSL
Eden Court, InvernessSat 30 September2:30pmAD, CAP
Dundee Rep Theatre, DundeeFri 6 October7:30pmCAP
Dundee Rep Theatre, DundeeSat 7 October2:30pmAD
Dundee Rep Theatre, DundeeSat 7 October7:30pmBSL
Festival Theatre, EdinburghThu 12 October7:30pmCAP
Festival Theatre, EdinburghSat14 October2:30pmAD, BSL

BSL interpreters - Catherine King and Yvonne Strain.