Theater: Your Friendly Neighborhood Vampire; Deadly "Da"

January 27, 2015 1:32 AM

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The film Let The Right One In is a remarkable work. I'm not one for gore so horror films are not my forte. But the best of them, from Frankenstein in the 1930s to The Fly to this explore ideas of humanity far more than ideas of terror. I ignored the US remake -- why bother, when the Swedish original was so ideal?

But a stage adaptation intrigues. Shamefully I purchased but have yet to read the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist (who also wrote the film's screenplay). His tale is faithfully adapted by Jack Thorne and given a handsome, thoughtful, intelligent production led by director John Tiffany (Once, Black Wa...

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