The original Broadway production opened January 4, 1981.
The stage has seen a few different manifestations of the infamous Frankenstein and his monster. The first Broadway production inspired by Mary Shelley’s story opened on January 4, 1981 at the Palace Theatre. The story has gone on to be recreated in Young Frankenstein, Frankenstein the Musical, and more.
Flip through the photos below to see some of the different adaptations:
Follow the Transformation of Frankenstein on the Stage
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, a new play with music by Eve Wolf, is currently playing Off-Broadway starring Tony nominee Robert Fairchild. The limited engagement from Ensemble for the Romantic Century is running through January 7 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.