The Van Helsing Chronicles

Performances: October 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27, 2018.
(8pm performances on all dates, plus a 2pm matinée on Saturday the 20th)
Thursday the 25th is a pay-what-you-can performance.
There will be a costume contest with prizes on Saturday the 27th.
Location: Boston Brunch Church (formerly Responsible Grace), 204 Elm Street, Somerville.

This Halloween the Post-Meridian Radio Players are proud to present The Van Helsing Chronicles! Famed monster hunter Professor Abra Van Helsing hosts and narrates two tales of Gothic horror in which she eventually also plays a role. We shall be presenting two stories, original adaptations of Richard Marsh's The Beetle and Bram Stoker's Dracula.


Your Guide for the Evening

Professor Abra Van Helsing ..... Catherine Bromberg

The Beetle

Based on the Richard Marsh novel
Adapted by Chris Chiampa
Directed by Amy Bennett-Zendzian with Assistant Director Rashi Verma

A mysterious shape-changing entity with the power to hypnotize and control its victims seeks revenge on Paul Lessingham, a Member of Parliament. Richard Marsh’s novel The Beetle: A Mystery was more popular than the better-remembered Dracula when it came out.
Sydney Atherton ..... Laura Corliss
Marjorie Lindon ..... Emily Penta
Paul Lessingham ..... Will Spreadbury
The Beetle ..... Rajita Menon
Robert Holt ..... Chris Chiampa
Percy Woodville ..... Michael Lin
Foley Artist ..... Stacie Lazane Stone
Naomi Hinchen


Based on the Bram Stoker novel
Adapted and Directed by Elizabeth Salazar

The classic vampire story of Count Dracula, a Transylvanian vampire who comes to England to find new victims and conquer new territory—and of the struggle by Abra Van Helsing and her companions to defeat him.
Count Dracula ..... Michael Lin
Mina Murray ..... Kristen Heider
Jonathan Harker ..... Pieter Wallace
Lucy Westenra ..... Jackie Freyman
Dr. Jack Seward ..... Brandon Cyr
Arthur Holmwood, Lord Godalming ..... Keegan Hannon
Chris Chiampa (Understudy)
Quincey Morris ..... Philip Pierre-Louis
Mrs. Renfield ..... Amy Bennett-Zendzian
Mrs. Westenra and additional voices ..... Kate Mahoney
Foley Artists ..... Simone Agha
Stephanie Blood
Tori Queeno


House Manager
..... Chris DeKalb
Stage Manager ..... Meg Wickham
Foley Coordinator ..... Tori Queeno
Sound Designer ..... Grace Gist
Sound Design Assistance ..... Karen Sarao
Music Supervisor ..... Kristen Heider
Sound Engineer ..... Jay Sekora
Sound Board Operator ..... Paul Springer
Costume Designer ..... Kristen Heider
Graphic Designer ..... Keisha Warriner
Publicity ..... Michael Lin

Performance Dates

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:00pm (matinée) and 8:00pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 8:00pm (pay-what-you-can)
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00pm (costume contest with prizes!)


Boston Brunch Church
(formerly Responsible Grace Church)
204 Elm Street
Somerville, MA

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