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Frankenstein

Until December 17, 2018

A musical version that captures the essence of Shelley's novel

Why See Frankenstein?

MusicalsOff Broadway Shows

The Acclaimed Musical

Mary Shelley's classic is given new life by Write Act Repertory at St. Luke's Theatre. Eric B. Sirota's adaptation reimagines Frankenstein as a musical, but this is no campy horror version. Instead, Sirota wrestles with the existential questions of mortality and power that lie at the heart of novel. This Off-Broadway production has drawn plaudits from the critics, including Broadway World, which proclaimed it a "perfectly formed musical".

The story follows Doctor Frankenstein, who after the loss of his mother is determined to make death a thing of the past by creating an immortal, 'perfect being'. Once the creation is brought to life however, Doctor Frankenstein realises too late the terrible mistake he's made, as the monster escapes and plots revenge on the one who brought him into this world.

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Dates

Opening night: 19 November 2018

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Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre

Run time

2 hours, including intermission

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