BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theater and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents “Frankenstein,” based on the book by Mary Shelly, from Friday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 18 in Studio One, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $22 at www.fauevents.com or by calling 561-297-6124.
This adaptation of Frankenstein is an exciting, thought provoking investigation into the struggle for immortality and power and the basic human need for a sense of belonging. This timeless story is an incredibly relevant, cautionary tale in our contemporary era of gene manipulation and cloning. Ethical considerations abound when Dr. Frankenstein secretly builds a creature using corpses, and the resulting creature exposes humanity’s irrational fear of the “other.” Frankenstein is arguably the earliest story of heredity versus environment that spawned the science fiction literary genre. The play is directed by Lee Soroko.
For more information about FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance, visit http://www.fau.edu/theatre.
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