Story from Staff Reports found on BixbyBulletin.com
Following the success of the various productions of Macbeth, Into the Woods, and Clue last year and riding on the successful turnout of Antigone this year, the Bixby Theatre, Bixby High School, is proud to announce that it will now be producing Mary Shelley’s famous work, Frankenstein in the high school auditorium. The play was re-imagined by playwright Victor Gialanella, and Bixby Theatre seems to be going on with its level of ambition shown at the beginning of the year with the level of complexity in the design of this play. “Steampunk” is the design concept, with cogs, gears, and other mechanical devices being in the forefront on top of a Victorian setting.
Frankenstein opens to a man, Victor Frankenstein, attempting to bring life to an amalgamation of dead bodies, and ends up creating a creature that is beyond what he wanted, evidently creating a nightmare for his life. This story has been rewritten many times, with slight changes here and there, but Bixby’s Theatre department seems to be going with just one look to the play, and is staying there, “enthralling its audience with visual eye candy, and immersing them into the story that leaves them wanting more.”
Performance dates are slated for December 1, 2, and 3. Opening night on December 1 will be a “pay what you can” night, in order to give Spartan Students the opportunity to…
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