The Modern Prometheus is an adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein.

Experience the performance through movement and narrative, following the Creature as it struggles to develop relationships in a society impacted and obsessed with gender.

Bringing moments of Mary Shelley’s life to the stage to showcase her personal struggle and the reasons why she wrote one of the most famous horror stories of all time. Join us on this journey.

This performance has been written, directed and produced by one of University of Chester and Storyhouse’s MA Drama Students: Zoe Smith.


Suitable for all


Approx 60 mins

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