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Dracula the Musical?: Finding the Comedy in Horror

Dracula the Musical?: Finding the Comedy in Horror

Mira Rajani, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014

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Dracula. Sound familiar? An isolated, macabre castle. A ghastly Count with no reflection. A classic horror story featuring bloodsucking vampires, an asylum, and…travelogues? Berkeley’s Advanced Drama class is putting a comic twist of the infamous Dracula with the fall play Dracula, the Musical?. Th...

Behind the Curtains of a Berkeley Musical

Austi Critchfield, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

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The warm touch of spring will grace Berkeley grounds with a renewed vigor: the frigid cold front will be gone, the birds will flutter about, and a metaphorical song will dance on the lips of nearly every student. While the season brings a tangible lightness to the air and to the heart, it also beckons...

Theatre of the Night Rocks Out

Natalie Yob, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

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When Kathi Grau first began working in Upper Division, the theatre department was undergoing a major transition towards a more formal drama program. With these new adjustments taking place, Grau hoped to, “give the students a creative outlet” through which to prepare for future auditions and experiment...