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    Der Vampyr

    Presented by at BCA Plaza Theatre

    June 19 - June 28, 2014


    Der Vampyr

    OperaHub presents a new adaptation of Heinrich Marschner's 1828 gothic opera DER VAMPYR. Though the work had its American premiere at the Boston Conservatory in 1980, it has not been seen in Boston since. 

    In the original, Lord Ruthven, the eponymous blood-sucker, has not been sucking his fair share of blood. The other vampires in his coven gather at the witches' dance to charge him with taking three virgins by the end of the third day, or he will perish as a mortal. Tragedy ensues in the local village until the vampire is vanquished. 

    Playwright/librettist John J King, whose IRNE-nominated parody FROM DENMARK WITH LOVE ran last summer at the Boston Playwright's Theatre and Outside the Box Festival, has turned the story on its head, tightened the plot by consolidating several characters, and laden it with pop culture vampire references. 

    Jacob Cooper as Collins 
    Megan Welker as Lucy 
    Tamara Ryan as Della 
    Lindsay Conrad as Muffy 
    Eduardo Ramos as Parker 
    Justin Hicks as Swann 
    Heather Gallagher as Jane 
    Alexandra Dietrich as Xander 
    Adrian Jones as Giles 
    Andrew Sokol as Giles 
    Jacob Scharfman as Aro 
    Michael Merullo as Spike 
    Sam Parkinson as Jack 
    Sara Haugland as Kimberly 

    Christie Lee Gibson Producer/Director 
    John J King Librettist 
    Lina Gonzalez Music Director 
    Deirdre Benson Stage Manager 
    Chelsea Beatty Lewis Associate Producer 
    Joe Kidawski Assistant Director & Fight Choreographer 
    Ian W. King Lighting Designer 
    Kenny Burt Set Designer 
    Chelsea Kerl Costume Designer 
    Helena Mestenhauser Props Designer 
    Neil Fortin Hair/Makeup 
    Ida Aronson Master Electrician & Assistant Lighting Designer 
    Stephanie Mao Assistant Music Director/Pianist

    BCA Plaza Theatre

    539 Tremont Street
    Boston , MA 02116

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    In the spirit of accessible opera for all, tickets are absolutely free, and may be reserved in advance online here:

    General Day and Time Info:

    DER VAMPYR runs 2.5 hours with intermission.


    Garage Parking
    There are several parking options available within walking distance of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Please note that all prices are subject to change. 

    Atelier 505 Garage
    Monday - Saturday: $24 for 2-10 hours
    Monday - Wednesday after 6pm: $16
    Thursday - Friday after 6pm: $20
    Sunday: $21 all day
    This garage often fills up early and does not validate.
    505 Tremont Street / Entrance located on Warren Avenue

    Back Bay Garage 
    Evenings and Weekends: Special $7 rate, validation required from the Box Office
    Entrance on Clarendon Street between Boylston and St. James Streets

    Dartmouth Street Garage
    Monday - Friday after 5pm: Special $8 parking rate available, patron must surrender ticket stub when exiting garage
    At all other times, parking rate is $9 per hour
    126 Dartmouth Street

    Garade @ 100 Clarendon Street
    Seven days a week after 5pm: $10 parking, this is a regular rate and no validation is needed.
    Saturday and Sunday: $17 parking all day with validation.
    Wednesdays 12:30pm - 6:30pm: $17 parking with validation, valid only for Huntington Wednesday matinee performances at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
    100 Clarendon Street

    Validation is available before the show at the Calderwood Pavilion Box Office. (If you forget to validate your ticket pre-show, please contact a Front of House staff member for assistance.) Garage office cannot reimburse for tickets that are not validated.

    Street Parking
    Street parking is very limited but some patrons have had great luck finding coveted parking spots on Tremont Street.


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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