Adapted for the stage by Rona Munro / Directed by Hettie Duncan and Nicole Twinam
“You, are my nightmare. You’re the heart of the horror. You’re woven through my imagination, as close as my own blood and breath. I will look at you. I will understand you. This is your story and I won’t look away again.”
A young scientist breathes life into a gruesome body.
Banished into an indifferent world, Victor Frankenstein’s creation desperately seeks out its identity only to be faced with cruelty and fear. Pushed into darkness by rejection and a broken promise, the creature sets out on a bloodthirsty and vengeful mission to seek revenge on its master.
Rona Munro’s “inventive feminist adaptation” (The Stage) of this Gothic masterpiece places Mary Shelley at the heart of the story, as she wrestles with her horrific creation and with the stark realities facing revolutionary young women then, and now.
Suitable for 8 years +
By arrangement with Nick Hern Books.