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Oakland's West Edge Opera Creates a Monster In 'Frankenstein'

Frankenstein, by Libby Larsen is an opera in fifteen scenes based on the well known Mary Shelley story: Victor Frankenstein in his lab, possessed with the hubristic desire to create life, animates a monster. Who, it turns out, is seriously homicidal. Victor has second thoughts, to put it mildly, after the monster offs all his other family cast members. Appropriately enough, this show is produced to bring life into the empty shell of a monster warehouse of Pacific Pipes in the Oakland flats.
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