This powerful new play explores Shelley's remarkable life: her controversial philosopher father, her scandalous elopement aged 16 and how she wrote a novel, so radical in its ideology, that in 1817 she changed the literary landscape forever.
Shared Experience is renowned for bringing literary classics to the stage in bold, imaginative ways. For Mary Shelley they reunite with award-winning writer Helen Edmundson whose ground breaking adaptations (Mill on the Floss, Coram Boy, Swallows and Amazons) have inspired generations of theatre makers.
Mary Shelley is directed by Polly Teale, Artistic Director of Shared Experience, who is celebrated for her potent visual and imaginative style.
Thursday 22 March 4pm to 6pm
Insight into Shared Experience's Rehearsal Process for Mary Shelley. (For this event please book direct with Aoibheann Kelly, Creative Education Officer).
Thursday 22 March 10.30am to 4.00pm.
Event 10.30am to 12.30pm. Matinee Performance 2pm
- £19.50 per student including matinee show ticket
Led by Shared Experience, students are given a real insight into the rehearsal process behind the Production of 'Mary Shelley'. Watch as members of the cast are taken through rehearsal exercises and scene work asking for students' feedback along the way. Maximum 200 participant.
A Resource Pack is available to download for this production.