A GOLD COAST INSTITUTION, DRACULA’S BRINGS A WHOLE NEW ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE TO THE STAGE THIS SUMMER WITH ITS NEW SHOW, MUERTOS.
Dracula’s latest production, Muertos, is a tribute to the Mexican Day of the Dead – a wild celebration of living life on the razor’s edge.
The show opens like an exploding glitter- filled piñata. Audiences must keep up as the show moves at a bone-rattling pace, layering carnival acts, death-defying aerial acrobatics, groin-aching vocals and of course Dracula’s signature comedy. Delivering the ultimate entertainment and live music experience, you’ll fall into a flowery grave of vibrant colours and hip-gyrating flamenco, as the show takes on a life of its own, appearing across five stages, as well as mid-air above the audience.
Choreographer Adelaide Clark says Muertos is a completely surround experience that really draws the audience in.
“We mesh high-energy Latin dance with deliciously macabre variety acts as, let’s face it, sin is in!” she says.
Adelaide says the Mexican theme permeates every part of this iconic Gold Coast venue, including menu, wine list and décor.
“The theatre has been festooned with red carnival lights, skeleton piñatas, fluttering papel picado flags and, of course, a soundtrack that you just have to get up and dance to,” she says.
The talented cast lineup features crowd favorite Coco Inia Dewar, renowned acrobatic adagio duo Lauren Skapalova and Bray Garcia, señorita deliciosas Amber Dawn-Finch and Sarah Douch, backed by the amazing live music talents of Viola Skyes and Tomi Gray.
For the uninitiated, Dracula’s is a world of nocturnal decadence, with mouth-watering dinner treats and tequila-laced cocktails – presented by waiters with unrestrained lip-service. Muertos packages start at $59 per person for supper club (show-only tickets with optional tapas menu) or $95 per person for a succulent three-course dinner and show experience.
Muertos, at Dracula’s, runs five days a week, Tuesday to Saturday. Head online for bookings and more information.