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NOVA-Woodbridge hosts Frankenstein for Halloween

WHO:              The NOVA Players of Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus

WHAT:            Production of “Frankenstein”

WHERE:          The Black Box Theater, NOVA-Woodbridge, 2645 College Drive

WHEN:            Show dates are: Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 5-7 at 7 p.m.; and Nov. 8 at 3 p.m.

“Frankenstein,” written by Marjorie Bicknell, was inspired by novelist Mary Shelley’s classic thriller. David Tyson, assistant professor of communication studies and theatre arts at NOVA-Woodbridge, directs and designed the production. He said directing the production was a rewarding experience for him and for the cast of NOVA students and community members who contributed to the play. 

“This is an interesting story about trying to figure one’s place in the world, ethics, responsibility and understanding that all actions have consequences,” said Tyson. “Everyone can relate to this story and it’s a Halloween treat for all to enjoy.”

Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for NOVA students, faculty, staff, children under 12, seniors and military. Only cash will be accepted for entry.

Open parking for the event will be available in Lot B.  For addition information, contact David Tyson at dtyson@nvcc.edu or 703-878-6114.


Media Contact: Kristina Ogburn | 703.503.6338 | kogburn@nvcc.edu



Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.