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La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 33 members
Review from Loren McJT
34 events 1 review

What an fantastic experience! First of all, what an exciting resource is the National Theater Live series- an incredible chance to see amazing theater from around the worl without having to negotiate airline tickets. And the play was phenomenal....continued

reviewed Apr 03 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Danny Tech
39 events 30 reviews

This was my first experience of a High Definition performance of a National Theater Live. As creative as the re-inventing of the Frankenstein story, the technical brilliance matches the artistic performances of the stage. The HD images are so...continued

reviewed Apr 10 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from John Jung
27 events 15 reviews

Agree totally with other reviewers... a fantastic experience theatrically plus a comfortable and beautiful theater, pleasant staff and ushers... free and convenient parking...need I say more?..oh yes, very low price with available discounts.

reviewed Apr 03 2011 report as inappropriate
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“A thrill … the most viscerally exciting and stunning show in town.” -Daily Telegraph
“The actors complement each other perfectly.” _-Guardian_
“This is a memorable production and will doubtless be spoken of for years to come.” —Daily Mail


Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) returns to the theatre to direct this visionary new production, Frankenstein by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley.

For the first time ever, National Theatre Live will broadcast two separate performances of a production. Throughout the run of Frankenstein at the National Theatre, Benedict Cumberbatch (Atonement, BBC’s Sherlock_) and Jonny Lee Miller (_Trainspotting) are alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. Audiences in cinemas will have the chance to see both combinations, with two broadcasts a week apart.

April 3: Benedict Cumberbatch (Creature), Jonny Lee Miller (Victor)

April 10: Jonny Lee Miller (Creature), Benedict Cumberbatch (Victor)

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

About National Theatre Live

National Theatre Live brings you the best of British theatre, broadcast from London to a world-wide audience via satellite to over 300 venues in 22 countries around the globe. A season of seven incredible plays and musicals captured live in high-definition and broadcast around the world. The productions are shot in an up-close-and-personal style so you’ll feel like you’re there. Save money on a trip abroad and experience the best of the British stage right here, close to home.

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