Pittsburgh Ballet reminds us that before Twilight -- and after twilight -- there was Dracula.

Before Edward and The Twilight Saga, before Louis and Lestat and Ann Rice's Vampire Chronicles, there was Dracula, the original vampire playboy. Not just a coldblooded killer, Dracula was a conqueror of women's hearts, killing some while turning many into his beautifully undead brides.\n\nIn choreographer Ben Stevenson's ballet version of Dracula (1997), to be performed Feb. 11-13 by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, the lustful count is no less insatiable. In his castle overlooking the village, and already surrounded by 18 ravishing vampire brides, Dracula dispatches mad, bug-eating henchman Renfield to fetch him another, Flora.