February 12 March 1, 2020
Lovelace Studio Theater
The Wallis and L.A.-based Four Larks (in their Wallis debut) are developing Frankenstein, an exuberant amalgamation of dynamic physical theatre, live music and experiential design bringing Mary Shelley's tale to life in a modern take that spotlights the dangers of unregulated technology. Sourced predominantly after Shelley's novel in conjunction with its 200th anniversary, the production – a commission from The Wallis – awakens new questions about moral responsibility for each generation. Featuring a cast of twelve, all doubling as musicians, the show is created, staged and composed by Four Larks' Mat Sweeney with design and choreography by Sebastian Peters-Lazaro, and libretto written with Jesse Rasmussen.
Running Time: One hour and 15 minutes with no intermission.
The Wallis and Four Larks' Production of
AFTER MARY SHELLEY
CREATED, STAGED, AND COMPOSED BY MAT SWEENEY
DESIGN AND CHOREOGRAPHY BY SEBASTIAN PETERS-LAZARO