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After losing his mother to scarlet fever, an ambitious young scientist buries himself in his studies to discover the source of life. At the university, he secretly builds a human out of stolen corpses and succeeds in bringing life to the body but he is horrified by the ugliness of his creation and what he perceives to be its innate evil. Abandoned, "the monster" sets out on a quest to find love and to enact revenge on his creator. One of the greatest horror stories ever told, Mary Shelley's timely tale of humanity's obsession with knowledge and of the unintended consequences of scientific innovation will both frighten you and break your heart.

Pay-What-You-Can night: 9/26/18


Alexander Burns


Alexander Burns

Estimated Run Time

3 hours and 20 minutes with two 10 minute intermissions
Closing Soon
Sep 26 - Oct 21, 2018
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From $15

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