Saturday, November 10 7:30 p.m., The Governor’s School for the Arts Department of Theatre & Film presents: Playing with Fire (After Frankenstein) by Barbara Field, directed by Steve J. Earle, with scenery and lighting by Sean C. Blue and costumes by Ricardo Melendez. Tickets: Adults:$15, Students:$10.
A riveting ethical argument adapted by Minnesota playwright Barbara Field from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (celebrating its 200th anniversary this year), this captivating retelling of the classic tale imagines a meeting between a dying Frankenstein and his creation in the Arctic Circle. As Frankenstein prepares to right his greatest wrong by confronting the Creature, scenes from their past are replayed and the line between good and evil is debated, revealing a powerful and agonizing question that interrogates the ethical limits of science and human imagination.
The Historic Palace Theatre * 305 Mason Ave. in Cape Charles * 331-4327