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Frankenstein Among the Dead
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Frankenstein Among the Dead

adapted by Laramie Dean from the novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Thunder and lightning tear apart the night sky while two young women explore the story of Frankenstein

 About 95 minutes
Act 1: 55 minutes, Act 2: 40 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 23
8 M | 7 W | 8 Any Gender


Simple set


 81 pages

Thunder and lightning tear apart the night sky while two young women explore the story of Frankenstein: Mary Shelley, who wrote the original novel, and Elsa, mysterious and determined to learn Mary’s secrets, including the most important of all… how to bring the dead to life.


Characters

 23
8 Men, 7 Women, 8 Any Gender

Mary [W]
123 lines
A novelist; Several monologues
Elsa [W]
136 lines
A mysterious woman
Victor [M]
211 lines
A scientist
Elizabeth [W]
138 lines
Victor’s beloved
Henry Clerval [M]
66 lines
Victor’s best friend
William [A]
47 lines
Victor’s much younger brother
Alphonse [M]
16 lines
Victor’s father
Victor's Mother [W]
29 lines
Victor’s mother
Justine [W]
20 lines
A servant
The Monster [M]
136 lines
Created by Victor
Waldman [A]
8 lines
Victor’s professor
Krempe [A]
9 lines
Victor’s professor
Body Snatcher [A]
32 lines
Employed by Victor
Delacey [M]
36 lines
A blind man
Agatha [W]
18 lines
DeLacey’s daughter
Felix [M]
21 lines
DeLacey’s son
Colin [M]
28 lines
Recently saw Bride of Frankenstein
Mae [W]
29 lines
Recently saw Bride of Frankenstein
Boris [M]
9 lines
An actor; Played by The Monster in voice-over
Ghouls [A]
4 to 6 actors of any gender who can help change scenery in character, interact (silently) with Mary and Elsa, and be a part of angry mob scenes or with the rest of the dead characters at the end of the play.


Prop List

Candle, wooden sword, book, paper, shovel, bag of coins, letter, bag, noose, pile of books, battered notebook, gun, scalpel


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Frankenstein Among the Dead
adapted by Laramie Dean from the novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

 About 95 minutes
Act 1: 55 minutes, Act 2: 40 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 23
8 M | 7 W | 8 Any Gender


Simple set


 81 pages

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