frankenstein :


“Frankenstein” is the name of the scientist who creates the monster in Mary Shelley’s novel. The monster itself has no name, but is referred to popularly as “Frankenstein’s monster.”

Facebook Twitter Google +


  • n  an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
  • n  the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
  • n  the fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses
News & Articles

  • ‘Young Frankenstein’ coming to Lincoln Park
    The Lincoln Park Theatre Company is once again preparing for its upcoming musical at Lincoln Park. “Young Frankenstein,” co-directed by Rick Prentice and Ron Soderstrom, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the park.
    June 13, 2013 - The Danville Commercial-News
  • Metal Musical Monster: Landless Theatre Company offers a ''prog-metal opera'' version of ''Frankenstein''
    Stage: ''That's pretty much what we do, a lot of rock operas and rock musicals, anything with a little punch to it,'' says Melissa Baughman of Landless Theatre Company. But Richard Campbell's Frankenstein , the quirky local theater company's latest production, is slightly different still -- and a lot punchier. Frankenstein ''It's a 'prog-metal opera,' which is pretty specific,'' Baughman, the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Metro Weekly
  • Slugabed on Joining Ninja Tune and Releasing a Free New EP
    Approaching production as Dr. Frankenstein would a cadaver, U.K. producer/DJ Greg Feldwick, aka Slugabed, rips apart genres only to stitch them back together. Combining elements of hip-hop, dubs...
    June 13, 2013 - SF Weekly Blogs