A modern mutation that unsettles and scares
Michael West’s new play is a 'mutation' of Mary Shelley’s seminal novel. It accepts the general premise, but adds a contemporary edge by invoking current genetic and scientific concerns
By Michael West
Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage
Until September 1
‘I am not what they say I am,” says Victor Frankenstein, the author of the narrative in FRNKNSTN, the latest storytelling experience from Theatre Lovett, as he stands before us to make a confession. He has created a monster. He has done terrible things. Lives have been created. Lives have been lost. And all in the name of . ...