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About

FRANKENSTEIN
Alive on stage

Frankenstein, an extraordinary tale of creation and humanity, retold in a large-scale theatrical event.

Victor Frankenstein, a grieving but brilliantly ambitious young scientist, pushes the boundaries of theory and morality to create a living being from the remains of the dead. But playing God has its consequences…

Shunned by society and plagued by an inherited sense of confusion and rage, Victor’s miracle of science becomes a monster that threatens to destroy everything his creator holds dear.

Combining cutting edge production elements with the power of virtuosic storytelling, Frankenstein is a night of thrilling theatre of monstrous proportions - bringing Mary Shelley’s classic screaming into the 21st century.

Playing strictly limited seasons in Melbourne and Sydney.

REVIEWS

"A MONSTER of a production." ArtsHub

"RAISES THE BAR - loaded with brilliant technical feats, supported by excellent performances.” Limelight

"A hauntingly, captivating MASTERPIECE... A theatrical triumph.” The Fame Reporter

"A MAGNIFICENT production - encapsulating the gothic horror to perfection.” 4ZZZ

“A TRIUMPH - thrilling in both pace and spectacle.” Blue Curtains

This production contains horror themes, as well as use of stage blood, smoke effects, strobe lighting and loud sound effects / music.

ACCESS PERFORMANCES

AUSLAN PERFORMANCE

The performance of Frankenstein on Tuesday 27th August at 7:00pm will be AUSLAN interpreted.

To book your tickets close to the interpreter, please click below:

Late-comers policy:

Patrons arriving late will not be admitted into the auditorium until a suitable break in the performance.

Children and Babes-in-arms Policy:

Infants under the age of two are permitted free of charge provided they do not occupy a seat. Please click here for futher details on our Children at the Theatres policies.

Concession Ticket Prices:

Single ticket concession prices are only available to current holders of an Australian pension and Australian full-time students.

You will need to be able to present proof of your eligibility for the concession prior to admission to the Event.

Age recommendation:

14 and above

Hearing Assistance:

The Princess Theatre provides personal induction neck loops free of charge from the cloakroom, located to the left of Door 1 in the Stalls foyer. Patrons with hearing aids can utilise them by switching the “T” Switch, or Telecoil position. We can also provide headsets upon request. Our Assistive Listening Devices are compatible with a standard 3.5mm headphone jack if patrons wish to bring their own headsets. We aim to do our best and ensure patrons using Assistive Listening Devices can experience the show fully. If there are any issues with a device, please see a Front of House staff member for assistance.

Casting notice:

The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist at any performance. No refunds or exchanges will be offered as a result of an artist’s unavailability to perform at any performance.

Recordings and Photography:

Photography, video and sound recordings of any kind are strictly prohibited during the performance.

Warnings:

This production contains: horror themes, as well as use of stage blood, smoke effects, strobe lighting and loud sound effects / music.

Ticket Exchange Policy

Ticket exchanges MAY be available for this event. Requests can be submitted via HERE or phone 1300 11 10 11, option 3, between Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Please note:

  • All requests must be made no later than 7 days prior to start of the ticketed performance.
  • Only 1 exchange per event will be allowed.
  • A per ticket exchange fee of $8.40 applies up to a maximum of $25.20 per exchange transaction.
  • All requests are subject to availability at the time of exchange and must be of equal value of the original ticket(s) purchased.
  • If you wish to exchange to a higher priced ticket(s), you will be required to pay the full price of your new tickets, plus the applicable exchange fees and then a credit will be applied on your original date tickets.
  • No exchanges or refunds can be provided after the deadlines listed above or after a performance date unless required by applicable law.
  • Exchanges may also be available if the performance is postponed or rescheduled.

We can only assist customers who purchased their tickets via Ticketek, the authorised ticket seller for all Marriner Group venues (Regent Theatre, Comedy Theatre, Princess Theatre and Forum Melbourne) or through approved partners.

If you purchased tickets through any other channel, please contact the seller directly.

Wheelchair & accessible bookings
Phone: 1300 11 10 11 (Mon to Fri 9am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm)
or click HERE to submit an accessibility enquiry

Bookings can also be made in person at:
Princess Theatre, 163 Spring St, Melbourne
or
Regent Theatre, 191 Collins Street, Melbourne
Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm

Ticketek takes the issue of scalping seriously.

Please comply with any stated ticket limit for this event. If you exceed the ticket limit, Ticketek may at its discretion cancel any or all of your ticket orders and tickets without notice.

This includes ticket orders associated by the same name, email address, billing address/delivery address, credit card number or any other details provided to Ticketek.

VIP Experience

Upgrade your theatre experience and treat yourself to a night to remember with a Marriner Group VIP Experience, which includes:

  • Premium seating at Frankenstein
  • Souvenir program per couple
  • Premium chocolates per person
  • 1 beverage + 1 ice cream voucher per person
  • Priority queuing at theatre bars

*The Package is not redeemable for cash
*VIP Experience ticket holders can pick up tickets and vouchers from 1 hour pre-show on the day of the event at the VIP section of the main bar in the Stalls foyer, downstairs at the Princess Theatre.
*Non-alcoholic beverage available for those under that age of 18

Times are approx. and subject to change at any time.

2 hours and 5 minutes including 20 minute interval.

Click HERE for more information on Group & School Bookings.