SummerStage to produce frightening fun with ‘The Vampire’

vampire adThe Hastings College Department of Theatre’s SummerStage stock company is set to produce its fifth annual production with Dion Boucicault’s comedy melodrama, “The Vampire.” This classic from the 18th century tells the frightening tale of a vampire who wouldn’t die.

Performances are scheduled for June 16–17 and June 23–24 at 7 p.m., and June 18 and June 25 at 2 p.m. in Scott Studio Theatre. General admission tickets are $8; tickets for seniors and students are $5. Advanced reservations for “The Vampire” can be made by emailing

The interactive production is “silly fun” for the whole family, allowing audiences to cheer the hero, boo the villain and throw popcorn! Kool-Aid and Eileen’s Cookies will be available for purchase during the show.   

Hastings College Department of Theatre presents the fifth annual SummerStage production of “The Vampire,” and old-fashioned comedy melodrama by Dion Boucicault. 


Mrs. Clavering/Servant: Sarah Nottage-Tacey of Hastings, Nebraska

Hugh Neville/Dr. Reese: Dodge Weishaar of Bison, South Dakota

Ralph Gwynne/Stump: Josh Krontz of Hastings, Nebraska

Davy/Edgar: Jeff Sokol of Grand Island, Nebraska

Alan Raby: Alex Rieflin of Doniphan, Nebraska

Lucy Peveryl/Parson: Sabrina Maxwell of North Richland Hills, Texas

Ellen/Ada Raby: Maggie Ortiz of Denver, Colorado

Maude/Jenny: Carly Cremers of Columbus, Nebraska

Janet/Colonel Raby: Emily Funkey of Hastings, Nebraska

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