National Theater Live: Frankenstein (Original Casting) Synopsis
Frankenstein's vengeful creature strikes a terrifying bargain with his creator.

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Brilliant Theater Experience

By marvaymea
This is truly a great experience! A first rate cast, great script and excellent set design. I saw the original casting with Benedict Cumberbatch as The Creature and he was amazing--a truly old...


By paulalgrier
Benedict Cumberbatch is the most amazing actor I have ever seen. His role as the Creature is so physical and encompasses every part of his body. Certain movements and twitches of his fingers and toes...

Who is the real monster?

By venita28
So glad that the National Theater Live production of Frankenstein was re-released and to a theater in my area! This was a marvelous play. The version I saw had Benedict Cumberbatch as Frankenstein...


By carbon60
One of the most brilliant stage presentations we have ever seen. Great acting and camera work. Wish they would bring it to New York, but is there a theatre that could handle tho elaborate production?...


By thespian46
What an incredible experience! I was drained by the end of the film. The acting and the visuals were totally engrossing. The two main actors could not possibly have been better, and the...


By rdphelp
Unfortunately this was only a two-day release, so unless it comes out on DVD/Blu-ray you missed your chance! If it is released then do not miss it! Benedict Cumberbatch was simply amazing as "the...


By queen_annIII
It was soo good! Ben as the monster was fantastic. i wish i could have seen it live and in person. i hope they release it on dvd.not for children though...


By ejbooks86
This show was breathtaking- the combination of the exquisite cast of Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller, with the simple yet high-impact production design and the expertly crafted play...

A Newly Political Frankenstein from the NT

By globalblondie
When I couldn't get a ticket to see the sold out Danny Boyle Frankenstein on my recent trip to London, I grabbed the chance to try NT Live. As to the movie experience of the play ( which was sold out...

Frankenstein's revenge

By drama_comedymovies
I did not ever read MARY SHELLY'S FRANKENSTEIN. I only new the Hollywood version and I must say we were all duped. Here ideas writings were way ahead for her time and for a woman to put these ideas...

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