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NO BOUNDARIES Series

Manual Cinema’s FRANKENSTEIN

November 07–November 09, 2019

Adapted from the novel by Mary Shelley
Concept by Drew Dir
Devised by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace, and Julia Miller
Original Music by Ben Kauffman and Kyle Vegter

University Theatre, 222 York Street

 

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About

Hailed as “endlessly imaginative and exquisitely beautiful” by The New Yorker, Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein stitches together Mary Shelley’s classic novel and the author’s own biography to create a thrilling new gothic tale about the beauty­­––and horror­­––of creation.

The internationally renowned multimedia company Manual Cinema, whose production of The End of TV delighted New Haven audiences at the 2017 International Festival of Arts & Ideas, combines handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, and innovative sound and music to create immersive visual stories for stage and screen.

 

Running time: Approximately 65 minutes with no intermission.

Talkbacks will follow each performance.

This presentation is funded by Root Boy Slim Fund.

Root Boy Slim Fund

Frankenstein photography © Elly White and Michael Brosilaw, 2019.

Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Leah Casey in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Leah Casey in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Julia Miller and Sarah Fornace in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Julia Miller and Sarah Fornace in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Sarah Fornace in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

Sarah Fornace in Manual Cinema's Frankenstein, photo by Michael Brosilow.

The Artists

Creative Team