September 30, 2018


Lookingglass Theatre Company
LifeLine Theatre
Remy Bumppo Theatre
Court Theatre for Manual Cinema

In celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the first publishing of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s monster comes to life in Chicago this season with four distinctive theatrical productions at Court Theatre with Manual Cinema, Lifeline Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre Company, and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company.

What is Chicago’s fascination with this undying tale? How will this story be told? Four Frankensteins, seriously?

Artists David Catlin and Cordelia Dewdney(Lookingglass Theatre Company), Sarah Fornace (Manual Cinema), Ian Frank and Eliza Stoughton (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company), and Robert Kauzlaric and Ann Sonneville (Lifeline Theatre) will answer these questions and more in a conversation led by Chicago Tribune critic Chris Jones. Come learn about the vision behind each Frankenstein adaptation and get a preview of each show!


DAVID CATLIN, Writer/Director of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at Lookingglass
CORDELIA DEWDNEY, Mary Shelley/Elizabeth in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at Lookingglass
SARAH FORNACE, Manual Cinema Co-Artistic Director
IAN FRANK, Director of Frankenstein at Remy Bumppo
ELIZA STOUGHTON, Elizabeth in Frankenstein at Remy Bumppo
ROBERT KAUZLARIC, Adaptor of Frankenstein at Lifeline Theatre
ANN SONNEVILLE, Victoria in Frankenstein at Lifeline Theatre
CHRIS JONES, Moderator/Chicago Tribune Critic


1PM, Doors at 12:30PM


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821 N Michigan Ave
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