Frankenstein

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National Theatre Live

Frankenstein


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

29 November - 06 December 2014

RETURNING TO CINEMAS FOR A STRICTLY LIMITED TIME BY UNPRECEDENTED AUDIENCE DEMAND!

National Theatre Live’s thrilling captured live in HD screenings of Frankenstein return to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand!

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park, CBS’s Elementary) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the event cinema screenings have since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people around the world.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

VERSION 1 –
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Monster/the Creature
Jonny Lee Miller – The Doctor

VERSION 2 –
Jonny Lee Miller – The Monster/the Creature
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Doctor

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Dates & Times:
Saturday 29 November 1pm – VERSION 1 – SOLD OUT
Sunday 30 November 1pm – VERSION 2 – VERY LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE – BOOK NOW
Thursday 4 December 10am – VERSION 2 – SOLD OUT
Saturday 6 December 5pm – VERSION 1 – ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

Join us for a post-screening talk with Mary Shelley expert, Suzanne Burdon on 29 November and 4 December. Suzanne has recently released Almost Invincible: A biographical novel of Mary Shelley. Click here to find out more about Suzanne.

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AUDIO

Sydney Author, Academic and Mary Shelley Expert Suzanne Burdon who recently released a book all about Mary Shelley, was interviewed on ABC Classic FM by Margaret Throsby. Here is a Podcast of that interview: CLICK HERE

BOOKING STEP-BY-STEP

STEP 1. Download & Complete Booking Form

Frankenstein Schools Booking Form

All bookings require a completed Booking Form. Risk assessments and education support materials (where provided) are available online. If you are from a Priority Funded School, please contact us regarding possible ticket subsidies that may be available to you.

STEP 2. Send your Booking Form to Us

Fax or e-mail your booking form to Riverside Education:

Fax: 02 9683 3267
Scan and E-mail: education_riverside@parracity.nsw.gov.au
Mail: Amy Matthews, Riverside Education, PO Box 3636, Parramatta NSW 2124.

N.B. Please do not send any payments with your booking form. Riverside will confirm your booking and then forward an invoice for your deposit. Bookings are made in strict order of receipt of booking form.

STEP 3. Riverside will Confirm your Booking

Riverside will confirm your booking and invoice the school for a $125 deposit. Teachers receive complimentary seating on a 20:1 ratio (unless otherwise specified). Once you have paid your deposit, your booking is secure. You can request changes to student numbers up to 4 weeks prior to the performance.

STEP 4. Final Payment

Riverside will invoice you for the balance, payable 4 school weeks before your performance or workshop date. At that stage student numbers are final. Bookings cannot be held if your final payment is not received and the deposit is forfeited. An increase of numbers is possible after the final payment day and is subject to availability.

STEP 5. Final Information Sent to Schools

A letter of confirmation will be issued instead of individual tickets if you attending a performance that has been allocated as a schools matinee. For other general public performances, you will be issued with tickets which you will be required to collect from Box Office before the performance. Prior to your visit, we will send you detailed information via email to ensure you have a hassle-free excursion. This will include updating you on any possible changes to times or more detailed information as it emerges from the rehearsal process. Please ensure you have given a valid email address on your booking form.

STEP 6. Attend and Enjoy!

Seating at schools performances is general admission and schools will be asked to enter the theatre as a group. We advise arriving at the theatre approximately 30 mins prior to your performance.

Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply for each Riverside Education performance booking:

  • A non-refundable deposit of $125 is to be paid within 14 days of the booking being confirmed by Riverside;
  • Changes to student numbers must be in writing and no later than school 4 weeks prior to the performance;
  • Final payment is due 4 school weeks prior to the performance;
  • Any changes to student numbers after this time are at the discretion of Riverside and subject to availability;
  • The booking is made on behalf of the school and the school accepts liability to make payments on the due dates.

Please note all school bookings made within 4 school weeks of a performance date must be paid in full within 1 week of confirmation and are final. There are no refunds or changes to numbers or dates on these bookings. If you have concerns about meeting the terms and conditions, please contact the Community Relations & Education Coordinator on 8839 3308.

5 STARS – A theatrical coup.” – Times

4 STARS – A thrill. The most viscerally exciting and stunning show in town.” – Daily Telegraph

4 STARS – The actors complement each other perfectly.” – Guardian

A memorable production… will doubtless be spoken of for years to come.” – Daily Mail

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Ticket Options

Sidekicks Adult $22
Sidekicks Conc. $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child 16&U $15
Student/Teacher $15
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30

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