Katharine Luckinbill With Mom Lucie Arnaz

Jake Silbermann

Gay Talese

Jessica Polsky

Jennifer Morrison

Malcolm Madera With Girlfriend

Katharine Luckinball With Dad Laurence Luckinball

Stephen Hope With Partner

George Hearn

Jordan And Emily Bridges With Michael Alden

Emily Bridges

Lucie Arnaz With Family Laurence, Katharine And Joe Luckinbill

Michel Altieri And Jessica Polsky

Paul Alexander And John Buffalo Mailer

Michael Alden And Malan Breton

Michael Alden along with Malan Breton, Gay Talese, Emily Bridges, the ageless Lucie Arnaz with her family, Michel Altieri, Jessica Polsky, George Hearn, Paul Alexander, John Buffalo Mailer and many more stars, attended the Opening Night After Party for the Off-Broadway production of 'Dracula' at the world famed Sardi's on 44th street in New York City.

The Cast

George Hearn as Professor Van Helsing

George Hearn is a bona fide legend of the American theater. Early credits include the national tour of Camelot and 1776 on Broadway, but a breakthrough performance occurred in 1980 when he took over the lead in Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd opposite Angela Lansbury. They reprised their roles for a Showtime production, for which Hearn won an Emmy Award. Following Tony Award-nominated performances in Watch on the Rhine and A Doll’s House, he created the landmark role of Albin in the Broadway and West End productions of La Cage Aux Folles, singing the now-famous anthem “I Am What I Am,” and won the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Actor in a Musical. He won his second Tony and Drama Desk awards for originating the role of Max Von Mayerling in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard. Another Tony Award nomination followed for Sondheim’s Putting It Together. He appeared on numerous episodes of Lansbury’s hit television series Murder, She Wrote. Hearn is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

Timothy Jerome as Dr. Seward

Timothy Jerome received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for Me and My Girl. Other Broadway credits include La Boheme, Beauty and the Beast, Lost in Yonkers, Grand Hotel, The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, The Magic Show, The Rothschilds, and Man of La Mancha. He last starred on Broadway as Professor Porter in Disney Theatrical’s Tarzan. His film credits include Sidewalks of New York, Thirteen Days, Tom Robbins’ Cradle Will Rock, Robert Benton’s Billy Bathgate, Streets of New York, Betrayed, and Spiderman 2. He has appeared in Woody Allen’s films Husbands and Wives, Everyone Says I Love You, and Deconstructing Harry. He has also made several guest-starring appearances on Law and Order.

Jake Silbermann as Jonathan Harker

Jake Silbermann is a native New Yorker who starred in the final three years of the long-running As the World Turns in the groundbreaking role of Noah Mayer. His other credits include Guiding Light and Gossip Girl. Classically trained, he studied theatre at Syracuse University. He is the writer and co-star of the award-winning short film Stuffer (www.stufferthefilm.com), directed by Nathan Crooker.

John Buffalo Mailer as Renfield

John Buffalo MailerJohn Buffalo Mailer portrays Robby Mancins in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps. Other film credits include Black and White, Up to the Roof, Kettle of Fish, and Oliver Stone’s W. With his father, Norman Mailer, he co-wrote The Big Empty. His production company, Back House, helped develop the 2008 Tony Award-winning In the Heights. On stage, he has appeared in Hello Herman and Crazy Eyes.

Emily Bridges as Lucy Seward

Emily BridgesEmily Bridges is the co-author of a new stage adaptation of Richard Boleslavsky’s Acting: The First Six Lessons, which she wrote and performed with her father, Beau Bridges, at Theatre West in Los Angeles. On stage, she has also appeared in Gaslight, The Princess and the Frog, The School for Scandal, and Happy Hour. She has appeared in the films Purple Mind, The Voyage of the Unicorn, Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will?, and The Uninvited. She has a degree from Fordham University and studied at the London Dramatic Academy and Moscow Art Theatre School.

Katharine Luckinbill as Miss Wells and
the Woman in White

Katharine LuckinbillKatharine Luckinbill’s stage credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sonia Flew, Melinda Lopez’s Alexandros, the Off-Broadway workshop of I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan, and numerous cabaret appearances. Her film credits include My Guaranteed Student Loan. She is thrilled to be in the cast of Dracula.

Rob O’Hare as Butterworth

Rob O'HareRob O’Hare’s New York credits include OD@C (The Internationalists), We Are Being Held (Coffee Cup), No Place to Be Somebody (The Sackett Group, directed by Woodie King, Jr.), and Hell House (Les Freres Corbusier, directed by Alex Timbers). At the Williamstown Theatre Festival, he worked on the original workshop of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and performed also in Paradise Now and The Witching Hour. Rob was also involved in early workshops of Disney Theatrical’s Peter and the Starcatcher, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, written by Rick Elice.

Michel Altieri as Count Dracula

Michel AltieriMichel Altieri is a major star of the Italian theater. Born to a French mother and an Italian father, he got his break when Luciano Pavarotti, one of the producers of Rent in Italy, discovered him for the pivotal part of Tom Collins. He next appeared in I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed), an epic work of the Italian stage for which he won the Italian Tony Award for Best Actor. He followed the musical The Portrait of Dorian Gray with a string of critically acclaimed performances in plays, among them Profondo Rosso (Deep Red), Cyrano de Bergerac (starring as Christian), Rocco and His Brothers (lead), and Two Dozen Red Roses (lead). Most recently, he appeared in the Disney Theatrical Italian production of Beauty and the Beast, starring as the Beast, for which he won rave reviews. He is a favorite of the European paparazzi, appearing on the cover of numerous magazines. Dracula marks his American stage debut.

Photos By: Walter McBride/Corbis


Anonymous said…
Omg I saw this show, it is AMAZING! The Dracula is a stunning actor as well as gorgeous! I loved the rest of the cast, too. Particularly enjoyed seeing Jake Silbermann up close after watching him on tv so much. I'll be going back to see it again!
Anonymous said…
Aww. Too late. Dracula's closing on Sunday, January 9th.