A gory blockbuster production of Frankenstein is coming to Melbourne and Sydney

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A gory blockbuster production of Frankenstein is coming to Melbourne and Sydney

Frankenstein Melbourne
Words by Staff Writer

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, an extraordinary tale of creation and humanity, will be retold in a large-scale theatrical event in Melbourne and Sydney across August and September.

Victor Frankenstein, a grieving but brilliantly ambitious young scientist, pushes the boundaries of theory and morality to create a living being from the remains of the dead. But playing god has its consequences…

Shunned by society and plagued by an inherited sense of confusion and rage, Victor’s miracle of science becomes a monster that threatens to destroy everything his creator holds dear.

Frankenstein in Melbourne and Sydney

  • 23 Aug—1 Sep 2024: Melbourne, Princess Theatre
  • 28 Sep—13 Oct 2024: Sydney, Theatre Royal Sydney

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Combining cutting-edge production elements with the power of virtuosic storytelling, Frankenstein is a night of thrilling theatre of monstrous proportions – bringing Mary Shelley’s classic screaming into the 21st century.

Expect a full-throttle production featuring adult themes, simulated violence, suicide ideation, death and gore, as well as use of stage blood, smoke effects, strobe lighting and loud sound effects / music. It also has depictions of murders, a death by hanging/execution, and a house fire.

Playing strictly limited seasons in Melbourne and Sydney, book tickets here.