Mary Shelley

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

200 years of “Frankenstein” haunt Duquesne

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 During a stormy summer on Lake Geneva in Switzerland 200 years ago, Mary Shelley penned her famous novel Frankenstein for a writing competition between friends. It is a story that has captivated and horrified audiences for ages. In an effort to celebrate the classic’s longevity, the history of its […]

Cumberbatch brings Frankenstein’s monster to life on stage

Cumberbatch brings Frankenstein’s monster to life on stage

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, “Frankenstein” took the proverbial stage in Pittsburgh to round out its run over Halloween weekend. The 2011 play is directed by Danny Boyle and written by Nick Dear; it was broadcast in area theaters last week as part of the National Theatre […]