One fateful, stormy night, Victor Frankenstein achieved the impossible.
He created life. But what are the consequences of "playing God"
And what really "makes" a monster?
"I am your creation; I thought I was your Adam;
but now I know, I am the fallen angel."
Celebrating 200 years since Mary Shelley first penned her gothic masterpiece, TheatreiNQ presents an original interpretation of this much-loved classic. With the support of the Griffin Group, we are thrilled to announce that Frankenstein will be presented in the historic Old Townsville West State School building on Ingham Road. This promenade, site-specific production will take audiences on a nightmarish journey through the halls and rooms of this beautiful heritage listed building.
Directed & Adapted by Terri Brabon, Frankenstein features Joseph Raggatt as The Doctor and Ron Pulman as The Creature. This is an exhilarating theatrical event not to be missed. Numbers are strictly limited for each performance so bookings are essential.Due to the heritage nature of the building and the use of stairs during the performance, please contact us if you have any mobility issues or concerns.
What is the difference between Team Creature & Team Doctor?
The two teams will see parts of the show at different times, however every audience member will get to see the entire production throughout the evening. We encourage you to book the same team as your friends if you wish to experience the show together.
What is promenade style theatre?
The audience will be moved to different rooms and areas throughout the building for various scenes. For the safety of each our patrons, we encourage you to contact us if you have any mobility concerns. The building is heritage listed and each audience member will need to feel confident walking up and down stairs.
What age is appropriate for this production?
We recommend a Mature Age Audience of 15+. Due to the promenade style, we also do not encourage babes in arms.
What time does the performance start?
The performance commences at 7.00pm sharp. The house opens 20mins prior to performance, so we encourage audiences to arrive early to be seated.
What time will the performance finish?
Show will finish at approximately 10.00pm.
Which gate do I enter for the performance? The front gate on Ingham Road or the side entrance along Wilson St entrance. There will be signs to help you.
Can I bring my own food or drinks?
There will be drinks and light snacks available for sale on‐site, how ever, no food or drinks are to be consumed inside the building. Plastic bottled water is permitted.
Can I bring my own alcohol?
No. There will be a fully licensed bar on‐site.
What time is interval and how long is it?
There will be two intermissions – the first break at approx. 8pm and another at approx. 9pm. The breaks will go for approx. 15‐20mins. (Approx. times only)
Can I exchange my tickets for another performance during the season?
Yes. However, you must arrange for the exchange prior to the scheduled performance date purchased and will be subjec t to availability. If you fail to attend the performance as booked we cannot reimburse or reissue your ticket for an alternative date. If the show is interrupted and officially cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, we will attempt to reissue tickets for another performance during the season. If this is not possible due to availability, we will arrange a credit note with TheatreiNQ valid for 12 months.
Are there toilets?
Yes, portable toilets are provided.
Can I buy a programme?
Yes, programmes will be on sale at front of house and at the bar.
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- The Creative Team - The Cast
The Creature Ron Pulman The Doctor Joseph Raggatt Elizabeth Lavenza Rachel Nutchey Henry Clerval Michael Gleeson Justine Moritz Shai Regan Alphonse Frankenstein Bernie Lanigan Caroline Frankenstein Kellie Esling William Frankenstein Declan Esling Professor Waldman John Robertson Vic (Young Victor) Jacob Esling Beth (Young Elizabeth) Phoebe Lavender Harry (Young Henry) Nicholas Rose De Lacey John Goodson Felix Michael Doris Safie Faduma Ali The Bride Paris Walsh The Ensemble Joanne Renton Elyse Phelan Rachel Webb Byron Howells Jacob McCarthy Alexander Thomas
- The Creative Team - Production
Directed & Adapted by Terri Brabon Design Set Design & Construction Brendan O'Connor Costumes Kathy Brabon Lighting Chris Nobile Emily Molloy Arminelle Fleming Joshua Kenny Jamie Schmidt Sound Terri Brabon Music Nox Arcana Props Susan Brabon Crew Assistant Director Arminelle Fleming Production Manager Chris Nobile Technical Operators Arminelle Fleming Madeline Hillam Amba-Crystal Pummeroy Set Construction Assistant Michael Gleeson Auditorium Seating Robert Esling Production Assistants The Bridge Project The Company Ensemble Make Up Cassie Harris Georgia O'Gorman Hairdresser Kerry Santariga Event Team Anne-Marie Smith Kellie Esling Tina Porta Michelle Jones Photographer Chrissy Maguire