Literate, wildly theatrical, and very faithful to Shelley’s original, “Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus” is an intriguing and challenging stage adaptation of the classic tale, made fresh and new by Steven Patterson.
Inspired by The Naked I: Monologues From Beyond The Binary by Tobias K. Davis, the 20% Company Twin Cities takes the idea of a monologue-based play to a new level and boldly explains and explores the land beyond ‘male’ and ‘female’.
Complete with sound effects, audience participation and four actors portraying seven characters, the East Haddam Stage Company brings its nostalgic – and spellbinding – radio adventure to historic Ventfort Hall on October 14.
A real mystery play. A man with a boring life meets a mysterious woman with a thick accent who tells him she is a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. The 39 Steps is packed with 150 zany characters, played by a cast of four.
The Ride Down Mt. Morgan is a bumpy ride. Everyone is vulgar and hilarious, selfish and giving, ridiculous and quite grand in this generous play about the tragic and wondrous unknowability of the human creature.
No sooner are the words ‘Hi, Mom’ uttered than the emotional bombs start detonating. The Velocity of Autumn is a wickedly funny and wonderfully touching dramedy about the fragility and ferocity of family and aging.
Scholars, curators, actors, authors, designers, beneficiaries, and a diplomat will share insights into The Bakelite Masterpiece following many performances by WAM Theatre.