Be Bold! Productions revives its musical adaptation of Mary Shelley's horror classic. Obsession, desire, and ambition are explored through the eyes of a mad scientist and his ungodly creation. More…
This musical brings the beloved novel to life with steampunk flair. It follows the ill-fated life of the ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates a monster and is forced to face the monster within. 'Frankenstein' features songs by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell played by a live chamber ensemble.
See it if You like a cast of talented actors with a story line and musical song numbers in between. The lead actor playing Frankenstein was great.
Don't see it if You like modernized twists on stories. And movement within the aisles of a play or stage
See it if you are a Frankenstein story fan who wonders what a sweeping and romantic musical about the human need for love/companionship would be like.
Don't see it if you don't think the Frankenstein story would make a worthwhile musical love letter with a soaring score. Surprise - this play is just that!
See it if You are dying to see an adaptation of the book and are okay watching crummy singers try to act.
Don't see it if You love the book. It's one of my favorites and I was extremely disappointed by the book. The score was pretty good, but the actors weren't.
See it if You like modern music around retelling a of old tales, a cast who were “all in” with their performances, creative use of space for staging
Don't see it if You need fancy sets, perfect singing, don’t care for modern music
See it if You’re desperate to see a Frankenstein tale that focuses on Mary Shelley.
Don't see it if “Frankenstein: The Musical” makes you expect a musical version of Frankenstein.
Also Robert Fairchild’s artistry needs support from the text
See it if You like live music, are ok with a semi-professional production and don't need the Monster to be even remotely scary.
Don't see it if You have other options for the evening, get easily distracted, or can't sit still if the production isn't exactly riveting.
See it if You want to see a show with potential. Like experimental imstrumentation. Want to see the original story told.
Don't see it if You want perfection and are not into off-Broadway smaller productions.
See it if you want to see a new take of 'Frankenstein' with some catchy songs and great acting.
Don't see it if you want something new and different. It does what it says on the tin.
See it if you like the story in songs where some were powerful, some very lovely and sweet, and some sounded the same. Intimate feeling to the theater
Don't see it if you don't like too much singing of some long songs that sounds repetitive.
See it if you follow every Frankenstein story and want to see a bold musical based on this familiar classic.
Don't see it if you are looking for something of high quality that is meaningful, unique, entertaining or thought-provoking.
See it if You love seeing classic stories brought to life in new productions; if you adore the great 19th century stories.
Don't see it if You like seeing smooth transitions between scenes, or purple prose is not your thing. They mean well, they really do...
See it if You love a small setting and want to be super close to the house band and foggy stage or need a laugh.
Don't see it if Frankenstein ate your brain