National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (2011)

“National Theatre Live: Frankenstein” is a 2011 stage production by the National Theatre of Great Britain. The play was directed by Danny Boyle and starred Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein and the Creature, respectively.

The play is a modern adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic novel “Frankenstein,” exploring the themes of creation, identity, and what it means to be human. The production features innovative staging and special effects, with the two lead actors switching roles each night, with Cumberbatch and Miller alternating between playing the roles of Frankenstein and the Creature.

The play received critical acclaim for its innovative approach to the classic story, as well as the powerful performances by Cumberbatch and Miller. The production was filmed and broadcast live to cinemas around the world as part of the National Theatre Live program, allowing audiences worldwide to experience the play as if they were in the theater.

“National Theatre Live: Frankenstein” was a commercial and critical success and is considered a groundbreaking production in modern theater history.

Duration: 130 min.

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