FRANKENSTEIN Adds Matinee Performances As It Celebrates A Year Playing Off-Broadway

FRANKENSTEIN Adds Matinee Performances As It Celebrates A Year Playing Off-Broadway

FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical playing at St. Luke's Theatre, celebrated a full year running this week. Based on Mary Shelley's novel, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota, it is directed by Clint Hromsco and produced by John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica. An open-run, it plays most Monday evenings at 7 PM, and two matinee performances have just been added on Fridays Oct. 26 & Nov. 9 at 11 AM.

Many of the original cast/crew returned for the first anniversary and posed onstage with members of the current cast, after the Oct.1 performance at St. Luke's Theatre. In the photo are: (left to right) back row: Alexander Price, Katie Hutch, Sean Gregory, Stephanie Lourenco Viegas, Anthony Logan Cole, Kevin Rehrer & Cait Kiley; front row: Danielle Vejar, Jacob Schott, Danny Bristoll, Jonathan Cobrda, Gabriella Marzetta, Anessa Marie & Tim Hayes; photo by Natalie Chernicoff.

The production opened October 9, 2017, and continues on most Mondays at 7:00 p.m. with tickets on sale through December 31, 2018. Note that there are no performances on Mondays Oct. 15; Nov. 12 & Dec. 24; Matinee performances at 11 AM have been added on Fridays Oct 26 & Nov. 9.

Performances at St. Luke's Theatre located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). Tickets cost between $20 and $99 and can be purchased through Telecharge at https://www.telecharge.com/Off-Broadway/Frankenstein-a-new-musical or by calling (212) 239-6200. For more information, please visit TheFrankensteinMusical.com. For group discounts please contact info@TheFrankensteinMusical.com

FRANKENSTEIN, is a two-act sweeping, romantic musical about the human need for love and companionship. Published in 1818, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is in its bicentennial year, and this musical honors its source material. Having lost his mother at a young age, Victor Frankenstein seeks to end human mortality and arrogantly enters territory beyond his control. While he enjoys unconditional love from Elizabeth, Victor grants none to his creation. For more info, please visit TheFrankensteinMusical.com.

Currently featured in the cast are Alan Stentiford, Anthony Logan Cole, Cait Kiley, Stephanie Lourenco Viegas, Sean Gregory, Alexander Price & Katie Hutch.

Directed and choreographed Clint Hromsco, with music direction by Austin Nuckols, lighting design by Maarten Cornelis, set design by Matthew Imhoff, sound design by Liz Howell, costume design by Jennifer Anderson, and produced by John Lant. Casting by Tamra Pica Casting.

Eric B. Sirota (Book, Music and Lyrics)
Eric is a composer and playwright, as well as an established research scientist and fellow of the American Physical Society, with a PhD in Physics from Harvard and over 90 highly cited publications and 20 patents. Under the title Day of Wrath, FRANKENSTEIN was an Official Selection of the New York Musical Festival's Reading Series in 2015 and also received a reading as part of the Emerging Artists Theatre New Work Series. Another one of his musicals, Your Name On My Lips, an original love story, played at Theater for the New City in March 2017.

Under the artistic leadership of John Lant since 2003, WRITE ACT REPERTORY has produced over 30 Mainstage and 75 original one-act plays in Los Angeles and New York City. Write Act Repertory is dedicated to the development of original plays, lesser known works by established writers, adaptations of classical-themed materials and musicals. Write Act Repertory also produces rarely seen works and unfinished musicals by composers who passed before their work was completed. www.writeactrep.org

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