Lookingglass Theatre Company’s production of
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Written & Directed by David Catlin
NOW – NOVEMBER 3, 2019
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT Only 17 performances
Venue Matthews Theatre
Run Time 2 hours and 20 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
Age Recommendation Ages 12+
Advisory This productions features haze, strobe effects, and gunshots.
The Chicago Sun-Times
THRILLS, CHILLS AND TITILLATION
An eerie evening of ghost stories crackles to life as Mary Shelley spins her tale of love, horror, power, and unholy experimentation. Chicago audiences and critics raved about this visceral, original retelling of Frankenstein. Experience this monster of a play and shocking latest invention from Lookingglass Theatre Company.
This is not your typical Frankenstein.
Mary Shelley was only 18 years old when she created the story that would become her famous novel. In this layered adaptation, Mary tells her own personal tale of love, and casts her friends as characters in the infamous journey of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his Creature.
Read more about Mary Shelley's life here.
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