Frankenstein - NT Live Screening

October 28, 2016 MCC Theatre Recommended for Adults Tickets start at $9.00 Theatre
Pair of scarred faces in the manner of Frankenstein
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MCC Theatre

1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202

480-461-7172

Tickets start at $9.00

About this event

Mesa Community College Theatre & Film Arts presents National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Frankenstein.

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns 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) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas 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.

★★★★★
'A theatrical coup.'
The Times

★★★★
'A thrill. The most viscerally exciting and stunning show in town.'
Daily Telegraph

★★★★
'A monster hit.'
Time Out

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s ground-breaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally. National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 with a broadcast of the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren. They’ve since broadcast more than forty other productions live, from both the National Theatre and from other theatres in the UK. Their broadcasts have now been experienced by over 5.5 million people in over 2,000 venues around the world, including over 650 venues in the UK alone.

Though each broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in the theatre, cameras are carefully positioned throughout the auditorium to ensure that cinema audiences get the ‘best seat in the house’ view of each production. Where these cameras are placed is different for each broadcast, to make sure that cinema audiences enjoy the best possible experience every time.

Ticket Price:

General Public: $15.00 
Student, Staff, Seniors: $9.00 

Items not allowed

No flash photography or food in the auditorium please

Directions and parking

The MCC Theatre is located on the south side of the Southern & Dobson campus just east of Dobson Avenue. Parking is free.

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Event Short Link

https://www.mesacc.edu/arts/Zod

Past dates

Friday, October 28, 2016 7:30pm to 9:45pm