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Kid Frankenstein

From 11 member reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Delightful, Clever

About the show

Vital Children's Theatre presents a musical riff on the classic spooky tale about a science-loving kid whose creation gets out of hand. More…

It's Halloween and something strange is going on at Frankie Steiner's house. Day and night, the boy genius works on his entry for the annual robotics competition. But what he creates is more than he expected—and more than he can handle, making him a true 'Kid Frankenstein.' Best for ages 7 and up.

Intelligent, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You want a family friendly show with great music, laughter and a message

Don't see it if You are looking for grand staging

Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy clever, light-hearted family shows with a spooky theme; enjoy good singing

Don't see it if you want something serious, not family oriented

Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if It was a fun and uplifting show for kids and adults alike.

Don't see it if You're not into spooky and funny shows.

Relevant, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like witty twists on familiar themes, with good humor, writing, acting and GREAT singing (Jocelyn Lonquist is a particular standout!).

Don't see it if you're looking for a typical Broadway-type experience. This is more of a light-hearted, yet highly relevant take on a familiar story gone aw

Also Yes, it's aimed at a family level, but we saw it as two adults and lov... Read more Read less

Funny, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you don't mind a funny kid-friendly take on the classic tale, yet w/some lessons to spare- by a young talented cast taking on multiple roles

Don't see it if you either don't have a kid to bring to or if going solo- you feel you're too old to appreciate such shows. But the kid-in-us will like it!

Also The young cast delivers their roles with much enthusiasm and life, tha... Read more Read less

Delightful, Quirky, Surprisingly serious, Clever, For kids

See it if you have children (skews slightly older for kids' theater) who can appreciate sober themes in a goofy, creative adaptation with peppy songs.

Don't see it if a parental death (offstage, before the action) seems too intense a subject for your kids, or if you're an adult with no sense of whimsy

Excellent message(s) throughout, Thought-provoking, Relevant / resonant, Excellent lyrics, Original / refreshing

See it if you have kids who'd not only enjoy a fun show, but could also learn a few things about self-esteem, bullying, letting go and saying goodbye.

Don't see it if you don't have kids (or nieces/nephews). Good ensemble, fast-moving show, great little theater on the UWS. Perfect theme for Halloween week.

Also High-energy on closing day!... Read more Read less

Funny, Quirky, Great writing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like Freibkenstein & have young children; my twins woke up singing one of the songs!

Don't see it if Don't like Halloween. Who doesn't!?

Relevant, Refreshing, Entertaining, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if you are under the age of 10 and enjoy science fiction.

Don't see it if cheesy shows are not your thing.

Clever, Good acting, Good singing, Funny

See it if you like shows put a new spin on a classic tale.

Don't see it if you don't like shows that use classic Halloween characters in a new way to teach a lesson.

Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if You want a clever story and excellent acting and singing. Jocelyn Lonquist's voice lifts above the others and floats beautifully.

Don't see it if You are stiff and wooden and don't appreciated a good show, song and dance.

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