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National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Monday, October 22, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, happening 2 times

It’s hard to be sure what Cinestudio’s theater-savvy audience’s favorite National Theater Live production has been, but Frankenstein, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, is high on the list. Director Danny Boyle’s (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) bold production of the novella by Mary Shelley has a brilliant twist: In version one Dr. Frankenstein is played by Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and the Creature is played by Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting). In version two the actors swap roles. See version one, and come back to compare with version two, to decide which amazingly versatile actor is better as the hubristic scientist, and which one best captures the wordless rage as the monster of humanity’s creation.

“A thrill. The most viscerally exciting and stunning show in town.” Daily Telegraph

Director: Danny Boyle

2011, UK, 130

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller.

Details

Date:
Monday, October 22, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Venue

Cinestudio
300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
Website:
cinestudio.org