Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
From the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Directed by Shana Wride

Experience a daring reimagining of Robert Louis Stevenson’s timeless tale, filled with darkness, desire, love, and unbridled terror. In Jeffrey Hatcher’s gripping drama, we delve deep into the human psyche, exploring the eternal conflict between good and evil. Relentless forces engage in a deadly and electrifying cat-and-mouse showdown, vying for ultimate domination. Hatcher masterfully invites the audience to question their loyalties, blurring the lines between right and wrong, leaving us all in suspense. Prepare to be enchanted by this wickedly clever and sharply witty narrative, infused with passion and chilling suspense. It’s the perfect choice for thrill-seekers who crave a spine-tingling experience that captures the essence of the season.



What the Critics Say

  • Director Shana Wride has crafted a stylish, thrilling production with a strong ensemble of six actors.”

    -The San Diego Union-Tribune

  • North Coast Rep's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is perfect for the season in its study of the battle of good vs evil, morally right vs morally wrong, and the struggle to accept the consequences of our actions.

    -The Vista Press/The North County Daily Star

  • This play will hold you tight from start to finish. [Director Shana] Wride’s ability to draw every facet of the actors’ characters to the fore adds to the sinister smartness of the timeless story.

    -Scene By

  • The performers do a lovely job of not only creating a wide breadth of characters, but also infusing a terrifying and menacing depth into the duality of Jekyll/Hyde. 2 hours of hair-raising tension and drama

    -On the Craft

  • While this is a bloodless “Jekyll and Hyde” it’s not without frights -- Like any effective horror story, what you don’t see is what’s often the scariest.

    -Stage West

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*Photos by Aaron Rumley