Off-Broadway FRANKENSTEIN Musical Plays On New Year's Eve
This year, New Year's Eve is on a Monday when most Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters are "dark". While the plot of Frankenstein is definitely dark, St. Luke's Theatre will not be! FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical plays at St. Luke's Theatre on Mondays at 7 PM, and New Year's Eve is no exception. Based on Mary Shelley's novel, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota, FRANKENSTEIN is directed by Clint Hromsco and produced by John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica.
FRANKENSTEIN, is a two-act sweeping, romantic musical about the human need for love and companionship, based on Mary Shelley's novel, and this musical honors its source material. Published on New Year's Day in 1818, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is completing its bicentennial year and entering its 3rd century continuously in print; This musical is entering its 3rd calendar year running Off-Broadway. 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
The production opened October 9, 2017, and continues as an open run into 2019 on Mondays at 7:00 PM. Performances are Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) on Restaurant Row near Times Square. Tickets cost between $29 and $99 and can be purchased through Telecharge at https://www.telecharge.com/Off-Broadway/Frankenstein-a-new-musical by calling (212) 239-6200 or at the box office. For more information, please visit TheFrankensteinMusical.com or contact info@TheFrankensteinMusical.com
To read BroadwayWorld's review of the show, click here!
The cast includes Anthony Logan Cole, Cait Kiley, Alan Stentiford, Jon Rose, Alexander Price, Stephanie Lourenco Viegas, Katie Hutch and Ben Natan. 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 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
(In photo: Cait Kiley as Elizabeth Lavenza)