Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Nosferatu, Weird City Theatre Company at Dougherty Arts Center, October 22 - November 1

If you're looking for dark and spooky, then Weird City Theatre Company has got dark and spooky for you, down at the Dougherty Arts Center for the Thursday to Sunday Halloween weekend.

These connoisseurs of the unnerving have blended Bram Stoker's Dracula and F.W. Murnau's unauthorized German expressionist knock-off of the novel for a short, satisfying evening of the eerie.

You could view the 84-minute video of Murnau's 1922 silent film as preserved by the Cinemathèque française with an orchestral soundtrack either at Google video or at YouTube, but it may well be more fun to see Weird City reincarnate both the characters and the ghosts of those actors now long dead and gone.

Read more at AustinLiveTheatre.com . . . .

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