Dracula: A Radio Play


October 19 – November 22, 2023

based on the novel by Bram Stoker
originally adapted for radio by Orson Welles & John Houseman
new adaptation by HR Montgomery & Jenni Page-White 
executive producer Dan Gediman
sound design by Sue Zizza


Join the hunt for the world's most infamous vampire! Inspired by master of suspense Orson Welles’s innovative broadcast, this electrifying listening experience comes to life with the talents of Actors Theatre’s creative team, in collaboration with award-winning radio professionals. Tune in for a spine-chilling trip to Transylvania that you won’t soon forget!

Ticket Prices

Pay What You Choose, starting at $10/plus fees.

Member Tickets: 
Purple Members: Free to Stream
Red Members: $5 no fees
Blue Members: $10 no fees
Green Members: Starting at $10 plus fees

Meet the Artists

Immerse yourself in the world of Dracula

Enhance your listening experience by examining the evidence of Dracula's reign of terror. Ticket purchases include access to the documents in Professor Van Helsing's vampire dossier.


Ticket Prices

$10 plus fees

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Member Tickets: 
Purple Members: Free to Stream
Red Members: $5 no fees
Blue Members: $10 no fees
Green Members: $10 plus fees

Orson Welles's Dracula: A Milestone in Radio Drama

By 1938, Orson Welles was already being hailed as a prodigy and was quickly becoming a household name. Learn more about the rise of the radio drama.

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Behind the Scenes of Dracula: A Radio Play

Read about the process of creating this eerily haunting, immersive listening experience.

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Are you a teacher?

You can share our audio and video productions with your students. Book a Virtual Field Trip to stream Dracula: A Radio Play with your classroom and access supplemental materials.

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What is a radio play?

With so much of our lives turned digital, this is your chance to give your eyes a break.

Our holiday radio plays are completely audio-based experiences—like your favorite podcast or go-to talk show on your drive to work. Gather your loved ones to share the story or just pop your headphones into your ears and press play. 

You will stream Dracula: A Radio Play from your Actors Theatre of Louisville account. Log in and stream from any device. Captioning is available through the media player.

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