The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Wed, Sep 26, 2018
6:30pm to 9:00pm CT


In honor and celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the Commonweal Theatre from historic Lanesboro, MN will present a staged reading of the Bernard Pomerance play The Elephant Man at Mayo Clinic, Rochester on September 26, 2018.

The piece is the true life story of Joseph (John) Merrick, a man born with a genetic disease leaving him horribly disfigured. Just as Shelley’s landmark novel did, The Elephant Man shines a bright light on what it means to be human, delves into the arena of science and medicine and ultimately proves that true beauty lies in the eye of the beholder



In Person

Mayo Clinic, Gonda Building, Geffen Auditorium

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