Media Update – Marie Straub – 12 April 2011
Go, watch Mary Shelley’s creation myth come to life in truly breathtaking fashion.
Arts Link – Peter Feldman – 10 April 2011
The lighting adds immeasurably to the mood of the piece and the two actors are both absolutely magnificent in the reading of their roles.
Movie Morlocks.com – Kimberley Lindbergs – 8 April 2011
Benedict Cumberbatch was also remarkable as Frankenstein … The actor’s ability to convey analytical thought is mesmerizing. You can literally see the wheels in his brain turning as he speaks.
Post Gazette.com- Sharon Eberson – 7 April 2011
As a whole, the gothic shockfest was most effective and disturbing when Mr. Cumbertach was in the throes of learning the amoral ways of man and still yearning for love and life.
The wounded nobility and raw-throated passion that Cumberbatch brought to his embodiment of the creature in Monday night’s performance was deeply troubling and inspired, with a physical vocabulary so well developed that his improvisation never impeded his precision.
The Arts Fuse – Joann Green Breuer – March 2011
The miracle of Cumberbatch’s representation is that the Creature’s serpentine soul and dessicated tendons’ origin never completely disappear.
The Collective Review – Mark Davison – 22 March 2011
It’s where the creature and creator meet that the play becomes exceptional.
LeftLion – March 2011
Both Cumberbatch and Miller make excellent monsters, and doctors.