Drama - Original

Palace Theatre

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  • First Preview: December 9, 1980
  • Opening Date: January 4, 1981
  • Closing Date: January 4, 1981
  • Previews: 29
  • Performances: 1

Playwright: Victor Gialanella


A Swiss scientist in the mid-1800s creates a living, but horrible-looking, creature who terrorizes the town in his quest for love in Victor Gialanella's adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel.


Opening Night Cast

Dennis Bacigalupi Peter Schmidt
John Carradine DeLacey
David Dukes Victor Frankenstein
John Glover in Frankenstein John Glover Henry Clerval
Keith Jochim The Creature
Richard Kneeland Lionel Mueller
Jill P. Rose Justine Moritz
Scott Schwartz William Frankenstein
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Victor Gialanella Writer
  Tom Moore Director
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Scenic Design
Carrie F. Robbins Carrie F. Robbins Costume Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
  Robby Monk Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1980 - 1981

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Lighting Design Jules Fisher
Robby Monk
1981 Outstanding Set Design Douglas W. Schmidt Nominee
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