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7 Aug 2021 to 4 Sep 2021
Mon & Thurs at 6:30pm Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat 7:30pm
A daring adaptation of the classic novel!
Event type: 
$30 - $62
The Court Theatre
Bernard Street, Addington Christchurch


Adapted by
Nick Dear

Based on the novel by
Mary Shelley

Directed by
Holly Chappell

In this daring adaptation of the classic novel, young scientist Victor Frankenstein brings to life a man-made creature, sewing together dead body parts with little thought to the consequences. 

Abandoned by his maker and treated to the worst of humanity’s scorn, Creature becomes intent on finding Frankenstein and making him pay...

With two actors alternating between the roles of the scientist and his creation, this international hit explores the eternal themes of humanity, good versus evil and what happens when we blur the line between life and death.

"A hell of a production."
★★★★★, The Times

Show Partner - Ara Institute of Canterbury.

Warning: violence, adult themes and controversial elements.


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Written by

The Court Theatre

8 Jul 2021

Interests Christchurch's Theatre: Entertaining Christchurch since 1971 The Court Theatre is Christchurch's only, and New Zealand's foremost, theatre company offering entertainment of the highest quality throughout the year.