Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

The dramatic work of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is brought to life by three actors in a new play that takes the themes of this nearly 200-year old classic and proves how terrifyingly relevant it remains today. New Hampshire Humanities has awarded a Community Project Grant to The Hampstead Stage Company to support scholar-led talkbacks with theatre experts following a one-hour, three-actor dramatic production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This original adaptation explores Victor Frankenstein’s maddening journey of creation and failure and Dr. Frankenstein, delirious from chasing his creation across the world, recounts his tragic past as a warning to humanity. This dark tale comes to life with a spark, revealing the truth behind Dr. Frankenstein’s creation and the irreversible horrors that quickly unfold. This production is certain to leave you with chills, pondering the question: “Who really is the monster?”