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Streaming version of Off-Broadway musical based on Mary Shelley\’s Frankenstein

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      Eric Sirota

      My musical based on Mary Shelley\’s Frankenstein has been playing Off-Broadway in NYC for over 2-1/2 years (up until the pause caused by the health crisis).  It has had a great deal of interest from college and high school classes studying the novel, with groups attending the performances.

      Even before covid, we had already planned to record the musical and make it eventually available to educators who are not in the NYC area.   We now plan to have this material available during the Fall of this year.

      While we are still investigating the details for digital distribution and licensing, we are also trying to determine interest in this, before making the significant investment to film the musical.

      (We will also be providing related curriculum materials relating to the adaptation and interviews with the creative team.)

      If you might be potentially interested in using this in a course that reads Frankenstein, have any other questions about it, of suggestions about how to best digitally distribute material like this, please contact me at Eric@EricSirota.com



      “Frankenstein is Alive!”
      \”Frankenstein is more than a successful attempt at creating Shelley\’s masterpiece upon the stage: it is a success of a show that should be considered something great in the realm of musical theater.”

      \”Frankenstein is a Musical Love Letter\”
      \”soaring new score . . . a musical love letter true to its source material . . . some sincerely clever narrative device . . . infused with enough emotion to send chills down the spine.”
      – Local Theatre NY

      “an ambitious theater piece that is refreshingly buoyed up by its music”
      – Theatre Scene

      “Sirota…imbues his show with the serious philosophical underpinnings of Shelley’s original”
      -Off Off On Line

      Eric B. Sirota is a composer and playwright, as well as a highly published research scientist and fellow of the American Physical Society, with a PhD in Physics. His FRANKENSTEIN has been playing Off-Broadway in NYC at St. Luke’s Theatre since October 2017. Another of his musicals, Your Name On My Lips, was produced by Theater for the New City in NYC.


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