Frankenstein (Mortal Toys), puppet theatre at HERE Arts Center

THERE Arts Center in association with Automata presents Frankenstein (Mortal Toys), by Erik Ehn, an adaptation of Mary Shelley's Novel, at the HERE Arts Center from 8 - 19 Jan 2008.

Frankenstein (Mortal Toys): This production follows the haunted journey of Victor Frankenstein and the startling monster created by his own hands. The puppets are based on 18th Century American portrait paintings and lush sets inspired by Romantic-era landscape painting. Shadow and film sequences emerge from this central set to provide windows into the souls of the man and his monster.

The show is directed and designed by Janie Geiser and Susan Simpson, and features Chris Payne, Dana Wilson, Eli Presser, Sarah Brown, Susan Simpson and Janie Geiser.

Lighting Design is by John Eckert and Jeanette Yew, with shadow puppets by Leah Chun.

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