‘Ginny’ Bartholomew,1991 BW grad, re-creating Shelley’s Frankenstein
Back by popular demand is “Modern Prometheus: Frankenstein with Mary Shelley” and just in time for the Halloween season as Mary Shelley breathes life into her timeless tale in this one-woman show.
Following a critically acclaimed run at NICU’s Spoon Theatre in Manhattan, Virginia “Ginny” Bartholomew, a 1991 graduate of Big Walnut High School, re-creates the horror and beauty of Shelley’s Promethean tale about the ultimate quest for eternal life gone horribly awry in this original adaptation of Shelley’s classic tale is Gothic horror.
Frankenstein as told by its remarkable author, featuring her ambitious young doctor and the voice of his poignant, but abandoned creation, will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Bartholomew, a 2011 NYIT Best Leading Actress Nominee, is the daughter of Karen Corbitt of Sunbury and the Reverend William Bartholomew of Elmore, Ohio, and sister of Laura (Bartholomew) Stimmel of Sunbury.
Adapted by Bartholomew and directed by Will Le Vasseur, “Modern Prometheus: Frankenstein with Mary Shelley” is a one-evening-only performance presented as part of United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival. Produced by Redd Tale Theatre Company it will be performed on Friday (October 19) at 7:30 p.m. at Theatre Row in the Studio Theatre at 410 42nd Street, New York, New York.