by Nick Dear, from the novel by Mary Shelley
directed by Ian Frank
October 11 – November 17, 2018

Mary Shelley’s revolutionary horror classic is shocked to life in Nick Dear’s adaptation. Retold from the abandoned creature’s point of view, this taut, muscular version raises urgent questions about scientific responsibility, parental neglect, and the nature of good and evil.

**This production of Frankenstein is intended for mature audiences. Content advisory includes: nudity, sexual situations, violence towards women and children, gun shot, haze, and strobe.


“Sonically stunning.” – Chicago Sun-Times

“Undeniably bold.” – Chicago Tribune

“Frankenstein’s trick is our treat.” – Stage and Cinema

“A must-see production.” – Chicago Theatre Review

“Riveting.” – Chicagoland Theater Reviews



Claire Alpern – Gretel/Clarice

Greg Matthew Anderson – Victor/Creature

Zachary Scott Fewkes – William – Cast 1

Jyreika Guest – Agatha

Steve Lords – Klaus/Ewan

Ben Miller – William – Cast 2

Frank Nall – Delacey/M. Frankenstein

Jose Nateras – Client/Felix/Constable

Nick Sandys – Creature/Victor

Eliza Stoughton – Elizabeth

Michael Turrentine – Gustav/Rab



Director – Ian Frank

Stage Manager – Dana M. Nestrick

Assistant Director – Erika Haaland

Dramaturg – Peter A. Davis

Scenic Designer/Technical Director Joe Schermoly

Costume Designer Kristy Leigh Hall

Assistant Costume Designer Virginia Varland

Lighting Designer – Mike Durst

Original Music and Sound Design – Christopher Kriz

Properties Designer – Amanda Herrmann

Field Guide to Frankenstein

Explore our online Field Guide, featuring research, study tools and snippets about the production.
Administrative Office

3759 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Suite 124
Chicago, IL 60613

Performance Venue

Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60657
Box Office: 773.975.8150

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