As day turns to night, join the cast of TRUMPET IN THE LAND as the legendary vampire DRACULA walks the hills of the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre. The startling double twist at the end of the show will have you looking over your shoulder until you are once again safe in your car. DRACULA will make your hair stand on end as you are enveloped by the ever-ominous darkness and listen to the children of the night in the open-air amphitheater. Be enthralled by the mesmerizing story, but don’t be too quick to think that the person sitting beside you is just another audience member as you watch the blood-sucking Count, the insect-eating Renfield, the relentless Professor Van Helsing the comical butler Charles. Tickets for this eerie 8:00 P.M. production are $18.00 for adults and $10.00 children(12 and under) Tickets can be purchased at the TRUMPET IN THE LAND box office or by calling ahead to make reservations for a night of classic terror. Dates: October 7, 8, 14, and 15.
Prior to the kick-off of Dracula – Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm, TRUMPET IN THE LAND will hold its third annual “Dracula Monster Dash” 5K Run/Walk. Participants will travel from the amphitheater gate, loop around Kent State University Tuscarawas, past a local cemetery with its own legends. This special event for adults and children supports the outdoor drama and its programs. Parking and race check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. at Buckeye Career Center. Advance registration is $25 for runners and $15 for walkers; Day of race entry fee is $30 for runners and $20 for walkers and includes number, goodie bag and a $5.00 discount coupon for any 2016 performance of Dracula. Registrants are encouraged, but not required to run in costume. Prizes awarded for winners in all age categories. For Dracula reservations or information on the Dracula Monster Dash or any other TRUMPET event call 330-364-5111 or 330-339-1132.
TRUMPET IN THE LAND is Ohio’s oldest and ‘official’ outdoor drama. The show tells the story of Ohio’s first settlement at Schoenbrunn Village, settled by Moravian missionaries and Christian Delaware Indians. The eventual massacre of 96 Christian Indians at Gnadenhutten, pre Revolutionary War skirmishes, hymns and live horses as well as pyrotechnics come to life on stage summer nights.
Visit www.trumpetintheland.com for the 2017 schedule.