The Van Helsing Chronicles

Performances: October 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27, 2018.
(8pm performances on all dates, plus a 2pm matinée on Saturday the 20th)
Thursday the 25th is a pay-what-you-can performance.
There will be a costume contest with prizes on Saturday the 27th.
Location: Boston Brunch Church (formerly Responsible Grace), 204 Elm Street, Somerville.

This Halloween the Post-Meridian Radio Players are proud to present The Van Helsing Chronicles! Famed monster hunter Professor Abra Van Helsing hosts and narrates two tales of Gothic horror in which she eventually also plays a role. We shall be presenting two stories, original adaptations of Richard Marsh's The Beetle and Bram Stoker's Dracula.


Cast


Your Guide for the Evening

Professor Abra Van Helsing ..... Catherine Bromberg

The Beetle

Based on the Richard Marsh novel
Adapted by Chris Chiampa
Directed by Amy Bennett-Zendzian with Assistant Director Rashi Verma

A mysterious shape-changing entity with the power to hypnotize and control its victims seeks revenge on Paul Lessingham, a Member of Parliament. Richard Marsh’s novel The Beetle: A Mystery was more popular than the better-remembered Dracula when it came out.
Sydney Atherton ..... Laura Corliss
Marjorie Lindon ..... Emily Penta
Paul Lessingham ..... Will Spreadbury
The Beetle ..... Rajita Menon
Robert Holt ..... Brian Edgar
Foley Artist ..... Stacie Lazane Stone

Dracula

Based on the Bram Stoker novel
Adapted and Directed by Liz Salazar

The classic vampire story of Count Dracula, a Transylvanian vampire who comes to England to find new victims and conquer new territory—and of the struggle by Abra Van Helsing and her companions to defeat him.
Count Dracula ..... Michael Lin
Mina Murray ..... Kristen Heider
Jonathan Harker ..... Pieter Wallace
Lucy Westenra ..... Jackie Freyman
Dr. Jack Seward ..... Brandon Cyr
Arthur Holmwood, Lord Godalming ..... Keegan Hannon
Quincey Morris ..... Philip Pierre-Louis
Mrs. Renfield ..... Amy Bennett-Zendzian
Mrs. Westenra and additional voices ..... Kate Mahoney
Foley Artists ..... Simone Agha
Stephanie Blood
Tori Queeno

Crew

Producer
House Manager
..... Chris DeKalb
Foley Coordinator ..... Tori Queeno
Sound Engineer ..... Jay Sekora
Graphic Designer ..... Keisha Warriner
Publicity ..... Michael Lin

Performance Dates

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:00pm (matinée) and 8:00pm
 
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 8:00pm (pay-what-you-can)
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00pm (costume contest with prizes!)

Location

Boston Brunch Church
(formerly Responsible Grace Church)
204 Elm Street
Somerville, MA

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