‘Mary and Her Monsters’ and ‘Frankenstein’

Mary Shelley had a nightmare, and a monster was born. Published in 1818, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus” is a classic horror/science fiction story of a misunderstood being. To learn more about the person behind this famous creature, the Jane Austen Society of North America — Greater Louisville Region and Locust Grove are presenting “Mary and Her Monsters: A Night with Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley” on Monday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Shelley will be performed by Whitney Thornberry Austin. The next night Locust Grove is hosting “Frankenstein: A Reading Performance” by R. N. Sandberg of Kentucky Shakespeare at 7 p.m.

MONDAY, OCT. 23–24

Locust Grove
Prices and times vary
561 Blankenbaker Lane

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‘Mary and Her Monsters’ and ‘Frankenstein’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.



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