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National Theatre’s Frankenstein

October 30, 2014, 7:00 PM

Back by popular demand! National Theatre Live's 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Frankenstein enjoyed a sell-out run at the National Theatre, and went on to win awards including the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.

Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) directs a sensational production with Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek: Into Darkness, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, CBS's Elementary) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. This presentation features Miller as Frankenstein and Cumberbatch as the Creature.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

Tickets: $15 Adults, $13 Senior. Call for discounted student ticket prices.

Details

Date:
October 30, 2014
Time:
7:00 PM

Venue

Waterville Opera House
1 Common Street
Waterville, ME United States
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Phone:
873-7000
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