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See The Vampire Lord As You've Never Seen 'Him' Before
This is the vampire lord, Count Dracula, as you have never seen him before.

For a start, the 'him' is actually a 'her', as an all-female cast turns the Dracula myth on its head in this audacious new production, entitled Dracula: The Kisses.

Dracula: The Kisses
See Dracula in an all-female cast

The Scary Little Girls theatre company is taking what promises to be a wildly entertaining romp on the road, including a visit to the Lichfield Garrick theatre in February, following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival last year.

The artist-led theatre company aims to actively promote the artistic work of women in all aspects of theatrical story-telling, and also seeks to tell stories and promote characters which are usually portrayed from one perspective only.

Lichfield Garrick
Count Dracula is heading for Lichfield

So it is that Dracula: The Kisses breaks completely new ground with an all-female cast of nine.

Packed with a wealth of vividly drawn and larger-than-life characters, the classic gothic story of Dracula takes off in unexpected and unimaginable directions.

Expect Dracula: The Kisses to be enriched with a wealth of new material, making the story both hauntingly familiar yet utterly unpredictable as it sets out to explore sexuality, religious values, politics and feminism.

Lichfield Garrick
Audiences could be in for a fright night

But audiences can also expect it to retain the darkness that is quintessential Dracula.

Dracula: The Kisses plays at the Lichfield Garrick on Friday 12 February at 7.30pm, with other confirmed dates taking place in March.

Tickets for the Lichfield performance cost £15 (£10 students) and can be booked online at or by calling the Box Office on 01543 412121.

Tour Dates

February 12 - The Garrick Theatre – Lichfield 01543 412121

March 3 - The Theatre – Chipping Norton 01608 642 350

March 17 - The Landmark Theatre – Ilfracombe 01271 324 242
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Why? Count Dracula As You've Never Seen 'Him' Before
When: 12 February 2016
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6HR
Cost: £15 adults, £10 students
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