National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (original cast)

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National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (original cast)

Time: August 24, 2012 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Downtown Independent
Street: 251 S Main St.
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://www.nationaltheatre.or…
Phone: 213-617-1033
Event Type: theatre
Organized By: Downtown Independent
Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2012

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Event Description

You asked for it, more sets of encores of this amazing show. The smash hit production will be returning to cinema screens for a limited season.


Jonny Lee Miller (Creature)

Benedict Cumberbatch (Victor)

A new play by Nick Dear based on the novel by Mary Shelley.

Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) returned to the theatre to direct this visionary production with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller. It will return to cinemas worldwide from June for a limited season of encore screenings.

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 friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

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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