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Wilkes English Department Hosts Screening of Frankenstein

Spend Halloween eve celebrating the 200th birthday of Frankenstein as the Wilkes University English Department commemorates the anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel. A talk about the legendary novel and a film screening of the National Theatre of London Live's Frankenstein will be held on Oct. 30. The doors open at 5p.m. with the event starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. The event is free and open to the public. 

The National Theatre of London’s production of Frankenstein is directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire).  It features Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange,Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.