Director Frank Marquette offers, “I can’t think of a better marriage of play and backdrop. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Please arrive a half hour early. Strollers cannot be accommodated. These are the events that make life so wonderous and so few people take the time to do. The guest boat will leave from, and return to, the dock in Beacon. Collaborating with Neil Caplan, founder and Executive Director of the Bannerman Castle Trust Inc., theater owner Frank Marquette read four adaptations of Dracula before selecting this version written in 1976.

September 20, 21, 28, & 29, 2019 Everyone is familiar with the dark tale of Dr. Seward, his fiancée, Lucy, and their mysterious neighbor, Count Dracula, but here the events take on intensified effect through the heightened action and simplified staging of this fast-moving new version. Production begins after dark. No restroom facilities before you board the boat. Ask badpoet about Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour, Hotels near Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, Hotels near The Captain David Crawford House, Hotels near (HPN) Westchester County Airport, Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, Points of Interest & Landmarks in Newburgh, Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site: Tickets & Tours‎, Lawrence Farms Orchards: Tickets & Tours‎, Newburgh Vintage Emporium: Tickets & Tours‎, Karpeles Manuscript Library: Tickets & Tours‎, The Captain David Crawford House: Tickets & Tours‎. Walking tour can be a bit tricky for anyone with mobility issues, but with comfortable shoes, the average person should have no problem. Bannerman Castle Trust presents Theatre on the Road in Dracula by Crane Johnson. Things to do near Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour. Not to be missed!

To Purchase Tour Tickets and General Tour Questions please call, Copyright Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Speaking of windows, watch for Renfield!”. Top Picks: Garlic festival, 'Dracula' at Bannerman Island and free jazz at Wilderstein are just some of the events coming up this weekend. The cast features a roster of accomplished actors including Andrea Sadler of Cold Spring as Van Helsing and Dan Anderson of Beacon as Doctor Seward. PO Box 843

There are port-a-johns on the island. Sept. 20, 21, 28, & 29, 2019

Before hand we headed into Beacon for a meal. For ticket and reservation information: 855-203-1316. Collaborating with Neil Caplan, founder and Executive Director of the Bannerman Castle Trust Inc., theater owner Frank Marquette read four adaptations of Dracula before selecting this version written in 1976.

Well worth the time and great price.

Receiving critical acclaim in New York and Los Angeles and countless stages in between, this production has been described as “entertaining and elegant”. Movie Nights on Bannerman Island: We have a fully stocked refreshments stand just a like a movie theater, and food is available for purchase. The tour departs from Beacon, NY and advance booking is required for all events! The tour guides knowledge and the grounds itself just made for a gorgeous day trip/date.

Everyone is familiar with the dark tale of Dr. Seward, his fiancée, Lucy, and their mysterious neighbor, Count Dracula, but here the events take on intensified effect through the heightened action and simplified staging of this fast-moving new version.

Back to the top. Have lived on the Hudson River all my life. “Freely adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker. Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, History Museums. Always wondered about bannermans, the tour guide we had was so knowledgeable and answered all our questions.

Boat ride was great, Island was beautiful, history was fascinating... Please wear comfortable shoes.

The boat does not wait. read more, Really enjoyed the trip. DRACULA – Back by popular demand!

An exceptionally skillful version of the classic thriller, which ran for a full season at New York’s Royal Playhouse.” Fascinating…eerily worthwhile…” — NY Times. Initially many steps once off the boat to get up top on island. Very knowledgeable. How do you start... the trip up North was beautiful.

Truly a must see in the Hudson valley.

The Trust is dedicated to preserving Bannerman Castle as an educational, cultural, historical, and recreational facility that promotes heritage tourism in the Hudson Valley.

All the volunteers were great, good sense of humor too. Mysterious castle ruin on an island makes for a very unusual attraction. BEACON – For the fourth consecutive year Theatre on the Road, a locally based traveling company, will produce and stage a play on Bannerman Island. This is the first play performed at night on Bannerman Island.

Perfect weather and perfect setting for the FIRST EVER movie show at Bannerman island.Bela Lagosi's DRACULA in all its creepy glory was the feature.There was the quick ferry ride to the island followed by an informative little walk about the grounds.Perhaps a little challenging for some but not that tough really.If I were to make a suggestion or two I would ask that more porta potties be … The staff is passionate and knowledgeable and their love for what they do is infectious! There is a 72-step climb from the dock to the event (there is a rest stop along the way).

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Enjoyable and informative trip back in time! © Copyright © 2006-2020 Hudson Valley Press. All Rights Reserved. Bannerman Castle Trust presents Theatre on the Road in Dracula by Crane Johnson. Beautiful,beautiful tour! read more. Perfect little gem! See this masterpiece before it falls to the ground.. a memory. Perfect weather and perfect setting for the FIRST EVER movie show at Bannerman island.Bela Lagosi's DRACULA in all its creepy glory was the feature.There was the quick ferry ride to the island followed by an informative little walk about the grounds.Perhaps a little challenging for some but not that tough really.If I were to make a suggestion or two I would ask that more porta potties be … DRACULA – Back by popular demand!

at Bannerman Island Everyone is familiar with the dark tale of Dr. Seward, his fiancée, Lucy, and their mysterious neighbor, Count Dracula, but here the events take on intensified effect through the heightened action and simplified staging of this fast moving new version. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Ask Melissa B about Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour, Ask victorianrose60 about Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour, Ask Sharon S about Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour, Ask ThePoetSuede about Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour, Ask jazzgal24 about Bannerman Cruise & Walking Tour. All rights reserved. Theatre on the Road is the creation of actor, writer and director Frank Marquette and wife, Kristen. Great day trip. Bannerman Castle Trust Highly recommended! Motivated and interesting docents.

... Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. To purchase advance tickets visit www.bannermancastle.org. Performances are outside and on Bannerman Island September 20, 21, 28 and 29 all starting at 7:30 pm. The boat ride across, pleasant.

I am from the area and remember and watched the fire on the Bannerman’s Island back in 1969... Really enjoyed the trip. Glenham, NY 12527-0843, Guided Bannerman Island Walking Tour (Beacon, NY), Guided Bannerman Island Walking Tour (Newburgh, NY), Self-Guided Walking Tour with Live Music (Beacon, NY), Self-Guided Walking Tour with Music (Newburgh, NY), Guided Walking Tour & Mini Hike to the Summit, Daisy Jopling’s Illuminance: A Musical Salute to the Magic of Bannerman Castle, Eleanor Owen Seeland (Lecture and Tour of Bannerman Island). September 28th – SOLD OUT. Perfect weather and perfect setting for the FIRST EVER movie show at Bannerman island.Bela Lagosi's DRACULA in all its creepy glory was the feature.There was the quick ferry ride to the island followed by an informative little walk about the grounds.Perhaps a little challenging for some but not that tough really.If I were to make a suggestion or two I would ask that more porta potties be added (especially closer to the residence) AND if your going to arrange seats for a movie,please make sure to stagger the chairs in a way that wont leave you staring at the back of someones head for the entire movie.Space the chairs in rows that allow people to view the screen between the heads of those in front of them.Other than that a near perfect experience.Would def return for another similar event.Thanks for the work you do !