(Posted March 12, 2019)

Huntingdon, Pa. – On Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m., Juniata College will host Aquila Theatre in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in the Rosenberger Auditorium, Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts. This ticketed event is open to the public.

Written in 1818 by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus, is the first science fiction novel. The story has become the inspiration for countless film and stage adaptations that features a living, breathing and gruesome outcome of scientific discovery.

Aquila Theatre, who will present Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, performs annually in New York City, tours in 50-60 cities across the nation, performs abroad, and provides extensive education programming. The group has performed at the White House on two separate occasions. Their mission is “to bring the greatest works to the greatest number.”

“We believe passionately that everyone should be given the opportunity to engage with classical drama of the highest quality at an affordable price right in their community, experience arts from other places, and exchange ideas,” Aquila Theatre’s website reads.

Aquila’s performance is part of the Juniata Presents series. With performances throughout the year, the series aims to expand cultural education and artistic viewpoints for both campus and local community audiences. It supports and brings attention to performance as a celebrated art form.

For tickets or to learn more about Juniata Presents events, visit: www.juniatapresents.com, or call (814) 641-JTIX (5849). General admissions tickets for single performances are $20, except where otherwise noted. Single-show tickets for seniors over age 65 and children age 18 and under are $12. Juniata College students are admitted free with a student ID.


--Written by Taylor M. Smallwood ’19--


Contact April Feagley at feaglea@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.