• Released
  • October 25, 2016
  • (Start Time: 7:00PM Local Time)
  • R , 2 hr 10 min
  • Concert/Special Events
NT Live: Frankenstein 2016 Encore Synopsis
Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live present a special encore of Danny Boyle’s smash-hit Frankenstein, starring Benedict Cumberbatch at the Creature and Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein, in a one-night event on October 25.

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By kellyos127
So glad we had a chance to catch this on its encore appearance. Great adaptation of the novel. My daughter had just finished the book, so going to see this was her "prize" since she is a big fan of...


By michaelabner0497
Danny Boyle created a perfect monster with his rendition of Frankenstein. A gripping dramatic performance by Benedict Cumberbatch as The Monster - the two would switch rolls alternating performances...

Loved it!

By ap639
My friend and I are making plans to go back and see the other version as well. Can't wait!!...

Awesome show

By amyjanesteiner
Well I have yet to see a NT Live show that is not awesome. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller are both stellar in their roles and the supporting actors were also superb. The writing, directing,...

An awkward retelling of a classic

By carolinecsmith
The staging was imaginative and minimalist, but the bastardization of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's classic novel was thoroughly disheartening. There was enough of the original text to lend the play...


By kboyter688
This was well done play but I had problem with sound quality and at some points could not hear the dialog. Acting was great. My wife and I will not go and see another live theater production but we...


By smerager
The entire production was so well done. Writing, acting, directing, stagecraft. All quite brilliant....

Stellar Performances

By microtribe
I loved Danny Boyle's staging of Frankenstein. I haven't seen a version do more justice to the emotion and story from the book. And Cumberbach's cathartic performance as the monster was spellbinding....


By buzz1295
This is an incredible play!!! The performances of all the actors is top notch! Benedict Cumberbatch as Frankenstein is the most incredible performances you will ever see from an actor. His...

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