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Updated June 2017!




Lancaster Regional Players will hold open auditions for the gothic drama 'Dracula' – adapted for the stage by Steven Deitz – on Thursday and Friday, June 22 and 23 at 7:00 pm. Auditions will be held at 10 Aurora Street, Lancaster, NY  14086 (behind Save-a-Lot).   


Directors David Hall and Joel Murphy are seeking men and women of various ages for a variety of roles (see below) – show dates are October 6-8 and 13-15 at the Lancaster Opera House.

No appointment necessary, auditioners will read from provided sides.

For more information, contact David Hall at 716-479-9260 or email

Character Breakdown:

Mina - (female 20 to 35) British accent needed. Pure, virtuous and modest. Engaged to Harker.

Lucy- (female 20 to 35) British accent needed. Mina's best friend. Excited by life and curious. More adventurous than Mina. Engaged to Dr. Seward.

Harker- (male 20-35) British accent needed. Bright, intelligent and dutiful. Eager to begin married life with Mina.

Dr.Seward- (male 20-35)- British accent needed. Psychiatrist who runs an insane asylum. In a religious pursuit to discover if madmen have souls.

Renfield- (male 20-35) British accent needed. Very physical. Controlled by Dracula. Hysterical and insane but needs to portray a glimpse of the man he used to be.

Van Helsing- (male 40- 65) German accent needed. Scientist and expert on rare, unexplained diseases. Actor must portray vitality in spite of his age but slowly ages.

Dracula-(male 30- 45) Hungarian or similar accent. Must portray an old man that becomes younger and stronger as the play progresses. Must have a regal and sophisticated stature. Should be graceful with an air of weightlessness. Not looking for the stereo typical Bella Lugosi type.

Extras- (3 women, 2 males) Extra roles include: Vampires, Maid, Attendants. Actors must be capable of fluid movement, dance background would be helpful.

The Lancaster Regional Players periodically hold open auditions for upcoming shows.  Be sure to 'Like' us on Facebook to receive announcements about auditions and other events.  Look for auditions notices in the Buffalo News Gusto, Artvoice, Bee Newspapers, and area Metro Community newspapers.

For more information about how to get involved, please send an email to





Lancaster Regional Players, PO Box 51, Lancaster, NY  14086