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Love, loss, and creation merge in unexpected ways as Manual Cinema presents its thrilling version of the classic Gothic tale Frankenstein. The Chicago-based performance collective imaginatively combines shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, sound effects, and live music in haunting shows like nothing else you’ve ever seen. 

“Impossible to look away!” 

– Daily Beast

“Full of boundless imagination...” 

– Fringe UK

Introductory Video



Winner: Jeff Awards

Winner: Under the Radar Awards

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