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The Roy Faires Collection - Dracula: A Musical Nightmare (1987)

Austin History Center

Sound | 1987

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  •  Roy Faires asks Marion Hampton about the origin of the musical 
  •  Hampton describes the special challenges of directing such a production 
  •  Scenes from the show 
  •  On the universality of vampirism 
  •  The Count emerges 
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This live segment from Good Morning Austin for KVUE-TV promotes the opening of Dracula: A Musical Nightmare at the B. Iden Payne Theater. Roy Faires sits down with the musical’s director, Marion Hampton, to talk about the unique challenges of the production and the enduring appeal of vampires. Count Dracula also makes an appearance. Faires worked as a special project director and entertainment critic/reporter at KVUE-TV, Austin’s ABC affiliate, from 1976-1989.