Stacy Keach stars as ‘The Creature’ with Adhir Kalyan in the title role in this new adaption of ‘Frankenstein’ by BBC’s Kate McAll.
Stacy Keach stars as "The Creature" and Adhir Kalyan (Arrested Development, Rules of Engagement) is Dr. Victor Frankenstein when L.A. Theatre Works records a new adaption of “Frankenstein” by BBC Radio’s Kate McAll. Written over 200 years ago, Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece retains all of its power to horrify and fascinate.
Also in the cast: Seamus Dever (Castle on ABC-TV, The Tug of War, Between Riverside and Crazy, I Love Lucy for L.A. Theatre Works) Mike McShane (Whose Line Is It Anyway, LATW recording of Pressure) Cerris Morgan-Moyer (LATW tours of Steel Magnolias, Pride and Prejudice, as well as recordings of Daniel Deronda, Jane Eyre, Tribes, Under Milk Wood, Frost/Nixon) and Darren Richardson (LATW productions of Pressure, A Room with a View, Daniel Deronda, Spill and more). L.A. Theatre Works associate artistic director Anna Lyse Erikson directs.
A post-performance discussion following the 3 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Feb. 29 will be moderated by Leslie S. Klinger, author of The New Annotated Frankenstein” and one of the world’s foremost authorities on “Frankenstein” as well as “Sherlock Holmes,” “Dracula” and H. P. Lovecraft.
Each of the four performances at UCLA’s state-of-the-art James Bridges Theater will be recorded live in front of an audience for future radio broadcast, distribution on CD, digital download and online streaming. L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series broadcasts weekly on public radio stations across the U.S. (locally, in Southern California, on KPFK 90.7 FM) daily in China and worldwide on the Radio Beijing Network weekly on KCRW Berlin 104,1 FM, Berlin's English language public radio station can be downloaded as a podcast via iTunes and NPR One and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org.
Performances of Frankenstein take place on Friday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 1 at 4 p.m. The James Bridges Theater is located at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, 235 Charles E. Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Tickets range from $15-$65. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (310) 827-0889 or go to www.latw.org.
Presenter / Producer: LA Theatre Works
Theater > Drama
Event Phone: 310-827-0889
UCLA James Bridges Theater
235 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles CA 90095
LA - Hollywood / Westside
Performance Dates: 2/28/2020 - 3/1/2020
Fri.,Sat. 8:00 pm Sat. 3:00 pm Sun. 4:00 pm
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