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Shelley in the Park "Frankenstein"

October 30–31, 2021
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The creator lives in fear because the monster is the master and so is your imagination in this radio drama.
Theatre Bristol On Air debuts their latest radio drama, "Frankenstein," on stage at Cumberland Square Park in a live “Shelley in the Park” reading on October 30 and 31 at 7:00 pm, featuring a talented cast and crew under the direction of Steve Baskett. Theatre Bristol also returns to WETS 89.5 FM with "Frankenstein" on October 28 at 8:00 pm.

As Dr. Victor Frankenstein chases his creation, his monster, through the Arctic, he finds a few moments of solace on Captain Robert Walton’s ship. Frankenstein relays the story of his life: his wonderful childhood, his excellent schooling, his masterpiece of the reanimation of life, and his tragedy as the people he loves are murdered by the creature made by his own hands. Turn off your lights and settle in for this spine-chilling thriller.

Theatre Bristol On Air, a radio drama throw-back to Theatre Bristol’s days of “Don’t Touch That Dial.” is part of the #TBKDOS Series that keeps drama on stage. Theatre Bristol On Air’s production of “Frankenstein” airs on radio 89.5 WETS October 28 at 8:00 PM. Throughout October, the program is also available free of charge on various podcast services and the Theatre Bristol website atTheatreBristol.org.Donations are appreciated.

The suspenseful story is led by director Steve Baskett. The cast features both long-time veterans, as well as some new-to-Theatre Bristol performers, including Joshua Green as Victor Frankenstein, Jacob Maurer as Frankenstein’s Monster, Dalton Rutter as Henry Clerval, Tayler Bolling as Elizabeth Lavenza, Robert McCrary as Captain Robert Walton, Andrew Hunt as Alphonse Frankenstein and Christina Piazza as Magistrate Kerwin and Professor Krempe. Camille Gray is the stage manager and soundographer, Enelisa Sutton is the assistant stage manager, and Samantha Gray is the producer. The adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic novel into this hour-long radio production was completed by Rick Helwig for Theatre Bristol.
Theatre Bristol appreciates the support of the Tennessee Arts Commission of our newly revised 2021 Season, as well as the support of our arts sponsors: the City of Bristol, TN, Leticia Peltzer ENT & Allergy Consultants, United Company Foundation, Citizens Bank, HVAC Inc., Summit BSR Roofing, Seaman Corporation, M&M Bookkeeping and Tax Services, Celebrate Rentals, WCYB News 5, The Bristol Herald Courier, The Home Depot, and WETS 89.5 FM. Thank you to our graphic designer Haley White for our Series design.

If you love your community theatre, you can help Theatre Bristol. Please make a contribution, of any size, and sustain quality theatre. To donate online visit:www.TheatreBristol.org/donateor mail a check to 512 State, Bristol, TN 37620. Your support is appreciated.
For more information, visit Theatre Bristol’s website or Facebook page, contact Theatre Bristol at 423-212-3625, or email info@theatrebristol.org.