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New Halloween Theatre: Vampire Circuses & Angels of Light

Three new theatrical events are arriving in Los Angeles in time for Halloween, with overlapping themes are ideas. Angels of Light (seen at top) is an immersive theatrical production in which an ancient evil is unleashed at a 1930s Hollywood party. Van Helsing’s Dracula offers immersive vampire-themed dinner theatre featuring circus acts. And The Vampire Circus is…well, a vampire circus.

Angels of Light is currently at Los Angeles Theatre, with performances Wednesday through Sunday, until Halloween Night. Combining live theatre with high-tech, the hour-long show tells a story of demonic possession which serves as a prequel to an upcoming film, Hex, scheduled for 2025 release. Tickets start at $59.50 per person. The address is 615 S Broadway in Los Angeles, CA. The show is restricted to ages 16 and up. Read our review here, or visit the official website.

Van Helsing’s Dracula

Van Helsing’s Dracula is scheduled for four performances: October 21, November 4, 11, and 18, running from 6pm to 9pm. The story is a Sapphic take on the Dracula featuring an all-female cast of actors, dancers and circus performers. Admission includes an elaborate menu with themed entrees such as Romanian Paprika Roast Chicken and Hungarian Hot & Sweet Paprkash Ghiveci (vegetable stew). The show takes place at the Vatican Banquet Hall in Van Nuys; the address is 6913 Van Nuys Boulevard. Prices range from $225 to $325 for the elaborate circus-dinner show.

The Vampire Circus

The Vampire Circus runs at the Montalbán on select nights from September 30 through October 31, with performances starting at 2pm, 5pm, and 8pm on weekends and at 7pm on weeknights. The ninety-minute show promises a “mysterious and immersive theatrical experience, combining artistry, technology, and a twisted acrobatic fantasy” in a “Tim Burton-esque world filled with astonishing Cirque Du Soleil trained acrobats.” Tickets start at $44 for balcony seating. The Montalbán is located at 1615 Vine Street in Hollywood. Get more information here.

Note: Hollywood Gothique has additional coverage in the works about all three of these events. Check back for updates…

Steve Biodrowski, Administrator

A graduate of USC film school, Steve Biodrowski has worked as a film critic, journalist, and editor at Movieline, Premiere, Le Cinephage, The Dark Side., Cinefantastique magazine, Fandom.com, and Cinescape Online. He is currently Managing Editor of Cinefantastique Online and owner-operator of Hollywood Gothique.