On March 2011, Director Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later, directed a stage production of Mary Shelley's, Frankenstein. In this production, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate playing Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his monster on successive nights. This recorded performance will be show at Digiplex, Digital Cinemas, 25 North Avenue W, Cranford on June 6 and 7, 2012 at 7 p.m. Admission is $15.
In a statement from digiplex: The play, written by Nick Dear, has won a number of awards, including the 2012 Olivier Award for best actor for Cumberbatch (Sherlock, War Horse) and Miller (Trainspotting, Dexter), as well as best lighting design; two Evening Standard Awards; two Critics' Circle Theatre Awards and the What's on Stage Awards for best director. It was filmed twice to allow audiences to see each actor in both roles.
"This is not the Frankenstein most people have ever seen. The play is an adult version of the famed classic horror tale that we believe fans of Broadway plays and other genres of alternative content at our theaters will thoroughly enjoy," said A. Dale "Bud" Mayo, Digiplex Destinations chairman/CEO.
For more information visit www.digiplexdest.com. All are welcome.