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  • Playwright

    Joan Sheehy 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Bram Stoker

  • Adapted From Notes

    Adapted from Dracula.

  • Author Notes

    A show by Colin Dunne and Joan Sheehy.

  • Notes

    First developed by Limerick's 2014 National City of Culture, Theatre Legacy Programme.

  • Synopsis

    Whitby concentrates on the voyage of the Demeter, the ship that brings Dracula from Romania to Whitby. While the captain and his crew are disturbed by a strange presence on board, the audience is taken on a journey that alternates between the Captain's Log and the diaries of Lucy, the young, nineteen year old victim who Dracula first targets in England. 

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    27 October 2017

  • Production Notes

    Premiered as part of the 2017 Bram Stoker Festival.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Boys' School.

Original Cast  
Performer Martha Dunlea
Performer Colin Dunne
Performer Patrick Ryan
Production Team  
Producer Jessica Finken
Director Joan Sheehy
Lighting Designer Eamon Fox
Sound Designer Tom Lane
Costume Designer Liv Monaghan
Movement Director Laura Murphy
Production Manager Stephen Bourke
Stage Manager Stephanie Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Denis Sheehy

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme and the Bram Stoker Festival website.