Frankenstein (National Theatre Live) Screening with Benedict Cumerbatch

Date October 17, 2019
Time Starts at 3:00 pm

Event Description

Creature_EventFrank218_SQ.pngFrankenstein (National Theatre Live Screening) featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller
Screenings at dozens of New England movie theatres  
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Thursday, October 17th, 2019
3:00pm Screening in Stowe, VT

Play by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein returns to international cinemas to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel.

Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, 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, locations and details

Show image photograph (Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller) by Clare Nicholson
Production photographs by Catherine Ashmore

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