135 min | NR
THIS PERFORMANCE FEATURES BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH AS DR. FRANKENSTEIN, JONNY LEE MILLER AS THE CREATURE
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is adapted for the stage by Nick Dear and realized by Danny Boyle in his return to the theater after winning the Academy Award for best director for SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller will alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature in two sets of performances. 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.
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Nick Dear, Mary Shelley (novel)
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller