Inspired by Mary Shelley's original tale of power and persecution, Frankenstein explores the idea of what makes a modern monster, amped by beatbox, song and monstrous soundscape.
BAC Beatbox Academy is Battersea Arts Centre's home-grown young collective. They have performed all over the country from Latitude Festival to The Royal Festival Hall and have appeared on Gareth Malone's The Choir. Current members are ranked within the top 10 beat boxers in the UK.
It's novel, unmissable and expertly crafted. And a total breath of fresh air
BAC Beatbox Academy’s joyful reimagining of Mary Shelley’s novel
Go to support a fantastic youth project, then stay to enjoy a show unlike anything else you are likely to see this year. This is Frankenstein, told beatboxing style
This is a performance that all will want to watch a second time
I don’t care what they do next. I just want to be there
This is an old story made electrically alive. Let it take your breath away
Frankenstein is a rip-it-to-pieces-and-remake-it production that galvanises the heart of Mary Shelley’s exclamatory gothic with vocal percussion, rap and soaring song