Dracuthon at the Trinity Center for Urban Life

Date / Time

  • October 14, 2022 - October 15, 2022
    4:00 pm - 9:00 am

Location

2212 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States

Sponsored by Kitty and Bob DeMento

Join us as we read aloud the entire novel Dracula by Bram Stoker from dusk till dawn. Late Friday afternoon, we’ll begin with Jonathan Harker’s journal account of his visit to Dracula’s Castle and we’ll end on Saturday morning with the pursuit of Dracula back to his lair.  The Rosenbach is the home of first editions of Bram Stoker’s novel, as well as his Notes for Dracula, over 100 pages of outlines, early plot ideas, and research notes, compiled by the author over the seven years he developed and wrote the book.  This year, Stoker’s masterpiece turned 125 years old and what more fitting way to celebrate the King of the Vampires than an all-night reading.  Do you dare stay up all night with us to hear this blood-curdling tale read aloud?    

This Rosenbach program will take place at the Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (22nd and Spruce Streets, just 2 blocks from the Rosenbach) 

Register

 

The Trinity Center for Urban Life at 22nd and Spruce Street

If you would like to be a reader, please contact Edward G. Pettit of the Rosenbach [email protected] 


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