Upcoming Nosferatu Performances

Who: Boston Symphony Orchestra
When: October 30
Where: Boston, MA
Details: Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart, in collaboration with Berklee College of Music, bring the classic 1922 silent horror film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror to the Symphony Hall stage with a completely new symphonic score for one of the greatest cinematic masterpieces of the 20th century.

More details at https://www.bso.org/Performance/Detail/73784/

Who:The Lincoln Theatre
When: October 24
Where: Washington, D.C.
Details: Tom Teasley will perform hsi original live music accompaniment to a screening of the classic FW Murnau film, Nosferatu. Originally released in 1922, the film is an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The character Count Orlock, a vampire, as he preys on his newest victims. This iconic film of the German expressionist cinema is considered a cornerstone of the horror genre.

More details at http://www.thelincoln.org/products/nosferatu-silent-film-with-live-music-by-tom-teasley-saturday-october-24-2015-7-00pm.html.

When: October 28
Where: Dallas, TX
Details: Inspired by numerous requests from fans over the years, Austin’s Invincible Czars will debut their new score for the 1922 German silent film Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau) this fall in New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The tour will be accompanied by the release of a CD EP featuring highlights from their soundtrack.

More details at http://prekindle.com/promo/id/24116491635341226.

Who: Proper Job Theatre
When: October 24
Where: Doncaster, England
Details: In the last hour before sunrise, Nosferatu tells the dark and mysterious tale of the sailors in Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, as they journey from Varna to Whitby with an unknown cargo.

Breathtaking illusion and trickery, an original musical score and a libretto from acclaimed poet Ian McMillan, this is a dark and chilling production.

More details at http://castindoncaster.com/whats-on/performance/nosferatu.

Head of F.W. Murnau stolen in possible ritual

F.W. MurnauFrom The Daily Mail:

Grave robbers have broken into the tomb of acclaimed horror movie pioneer FW Murnau and stolen his head.

Thieves went to great lengths to break into Murnau’s metal coffin and steal his skull, which was interred in a family plot at a cemetery in Stahnsdorf near Berlin.

A strange wax residue is understood to have been discovered at the gravesite, sparking speculation that the thieves may have taken the head as part of a shocking occult ritual.

German-born Murnau, who directed the 1922 silent vampire film classic Nosferatu – an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, died in a car crash in the Californian city of Santa Barbara in 1931, aged 42.

Read the full article at The Daily Mail.