Witness Mary Shelley's life as she writes Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus—the first "real science fiction" novel – and makes her love affair with the poet, Percy Shelley, and her struggles as a woman of this period– all a part of her story. Is Dr. Frankenstein’s creature the real monster of the tale or does society share the blame?
Based on diaries, letters and the accounts of friends, Mary Shelley and Her Frankenstein is an entertaining, and intriguing insight into the life and work of Gothic literature's most notorious author.
Join the Tuesday Musical Club on "a dreary night in November" for this juicy music drama full of passion, anguish and science run amok.
This world premiere music drama is staged with the artistry of Pittsburgh talent including writer/composer, Shirley Barasch; director, Richard Keitel; musical director, Nancy Gordon Galluzzo; and set designer, Tony Ferrieri.
This original Pittsburgh production is made possible through the generous support of The Pittsburgh Foundation, the Heinz Endowments and the Grable Foundation.