Soul-stice Repertory presents its third annual Halloween production of DRACULA OCT. 25-NOV. 3. Playwright Steven Dietz's adaptation retains the traditional tensions of Bram Stoker's story while stripping it down to the point where it thrives in Art Farm's eerily intimate space. $10-$15. Tues.-Thurs. 8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. and midnight; Sun. 3 and 8 p.m. Art Farm, 835 Wylie Ave. 770-591-3036.
At LAFFAPALOOZA OCT. 25-28, top comics and their emerging counterparts offer up their best one-liners (see Arts, p. XX). Comedy headliners storm the Civic Center Oct. 27. "New Faces in Urban Comedy" performances take place at the Uptown Comedy Corner Oct. 25-26. Cap it all off Oct. 28 at the Comedy Charity Basketball Game, featuring Jamie Foxx, Jaleel White (Erkel on "Family Matters") and Allen Payne ("The Cosby Show"). Oct. 27 comedy show: $35.50. 8 p.m. Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Ave. 404-249-6400. "New Faces in Urban Comedy": Call for prices and times. Uptown Comedy Corner, 2140 Peachtree Road. 404.350-6990. Comedy basketball game: $5. 2 p.m. Forbes Arena, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive. 770-935-7220.