The Tragedy of Frankenstein is styled after a classic Greek drama and
incorporates the use of a Chorus Master and his Chorus of Imps to recount the tragic events surrounding Victor Frankenstein and his quest to create life. The play remains faithful to Mary Shelley's novel, but makes use of such theatrical conventions as choral chants, iambic pentameter, and multiple sceneswithin-a-scene to underscore moral, ethical, political, and theological issues as relevant today as they were in Shelley's time.
Burrell said the first act focuses primarily on Victor and his obsession to create life where life does not exist. Though at ...Read More