By Nick Dear
From the novel by Mary Shelley
Directed by Kerrin White
Season Dates: 5 – 14 April 2018

The SA premiere of The National Theatre’s 2011 hit starring Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch.

When? Saturday 29th July and 5th August from 11.00am, by appointment only.
Where? The Thomas Nave Room, ARTS Theatre, 53 Angas St, Adelaide.
What? Auditions – please come with a prepared dramatic scene of no more than 3 minutes. This will be followed by a reading from the script of Frankenstein.
To book an appointment or for further information please contact the director, Kerrin White, on 0412760859 or at


(A small ensemble will play multiple roles. Character ages are fluid.)
The Creature (20s-40s)
Requires strength, fitness and physicality.

Victor Frankenstein (20s-40s)
A scientist.

De Lacey (60s-80s)
Blind man who befriends and educates The Creature.

Felix (20s-30s)
De Lacey’s son – a young farmer.

Agatha (20s-30s)
De Lacey’s daughter-in-law.

The Female Creature (20s-40s)
Intended bride of The Creature.

Elizabeth Lavenza (20s-30s)
Victor’s fiancee.

William Frankenstein (8-10)
Victor’s younger brother.

Monsieur Frankenstein (60s-70s)
Victor and William’s father.

Ewan (40s-60s)
An Orkney islander.

Rab (late teens-20s)
Ewan’s nephew.

Clarice (18+)
Elizabeth’s maid.

Gretel (18+)
A prostitute.

Gustav (20s+)
Klaus (20s+)
Police Constable (20s-50s)
Townspeople of Ingolstadt (mixed ages & genders)

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