Getting Gorey with Alley Theatre’s ‘Dracula’

Edward Gorey—whose pen-and-ink drawings regularly mixed the macabre with the ridiculous—was the rare visual artist who forayed into theatre design, winning a Tony Award for his work on the 1977 Broadway production of Dracula, for which he designed the costumes and 30-foot-high set. Being Gorey fans themselves, the creative team at the Alley Theatre decided to resurrect his designs for their version of Dracula.


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