NT Live: “Frankenstein” at Collins Center
October 31 @ 7:00 pm$15 adults; $10 seniors; $8 students
The Collins Center for the Arts is hosting a National Theatre Live broadcast of “Frankenstein” on Monday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m.
Captured live on stage in 2011, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.
Directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting,” “Slumdog Millionaire”), “Frankenstein” features Benedict Cumberbatch (“Hamlet,” BBC’s “Sherlock”) and Jonny Lee Miller (“Elementary,” “Trainspotting”) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
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 increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.
Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil, are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic tale.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for students.
For more information, call 581-1755 or visit www.collinscenterforthearts.com.