People around the world are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which she wrote when she was just 19 years old. The Ridgefield Library will be joining the fun with a series of lectures, book discussions, film screenings, and more in a series called Still Alive! 200 Years of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Some of the highlights of the series are as follows:
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m., at the Ridgefield Playhouse will be a screening of National Theatre Live – Frankenstein, which was captured in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle and featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the creation and Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein.