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I'm 38 and read this probably between 1993-1997.... when I was between 8-12 years old. I don't think it was a new book at that time.

It was about a young boy and girl who auditioned for a local play where they thought the lead actor was Dracula and tried to solve the mystery of whether he was or wasn't a vampire.

The girl got the part because she had a better stage scream. I remember the young girl saying "it's my peasant girl costume" but that is about it. I believe they only suspected him, and he turned out to be a normal person.

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    And here I was thinking the Bailey School kids... although that one is Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots. Sep 26, 2023 at 16:37

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You're describing The Case of the Visiting Vampire by Drew Stevenson.

Where did you come from?” I asked Verna. “And why are you dressed like that?”

“This is my peasant-girl costume. I told you tonight was a dress rehearsal.

Overall your description is very good. A foreign actor is presumed to be a vampire and seen flying around at night as a bat. In the final analysis it turns out that he isn't anything of the sort.

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